Tribulus Terrestris

(BAN, USAN, rINN)

💊 Chemical information

Caltrp.; Gokhru; Jili; Puncture Vine; Puncturevine; Tribulus.

Pharmacopoeias.

In Chin., which specifies the dried ripe fruit.

💊 Profile

The fruit, flowers, and root of Tribulus terrestris (Zygophyllaceae) are used in herbal medicine for many different purposes, including the treatment of urinary stones and other urinary disorders, for digestive disorders, for male sexual disorders, and as a diuretic and an aphrodisiac. The fruit is also used in Ayurvedic and traditional Chinese medicine. It is included in a number of dietary supplements and tonics, and has been taken by athletes for its reported anabolic effects.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Braz.: Androsten; Indon.: Tr ib estan; Rus.: Tr ibestan (Трибестан). Multi-ingredient: Austral.: Bioglan The Blue One; Indon.: Bioretin; Instink; Maxirex; Reximax; Sirec; Tristan; Malaysia: Rumalaya; Rus.: Fitovit (Фитовит); Speman (Спеман); Speman Forte (Спеман Форте); Verona (Верона).
Published May 08, 2019.