Gokhshura (Tribulus terrestris) has been used for centuries in Ayurveda to treat impotence, venereal disease and sexual debility. Besides these, there has also been used as a diuretic, tonic and for treating urogenital disorders, gout, etc. The fruits of the plant contain alkaloids, resins, tannins, sugars, sterols, essential oil, peroxidase, diastase and glucoside.
Recent studies have shown that testosterone levels by increasing student Gokhshura gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) which finally in turn stimulates the production of LH and follicle stimulating hormone (FSH). In addition to its role in bodybuilding and increases fertility and libido, the grass is also known to have a positive effect on the activity of bone marrow produce healthy red blood cells and the immune system. Its anti-aging properties are attributed to its ability to raise levels of testosterone and its powerful antioxidant properties.
Gokhshura also found to decrease the frequency of angina. Laboratory studies have revealed Gokhshura property of antibiotics and anti-tumor potential. It can also lower cholesterol levels in the blood. Gokhshura can also lower the blood pressure due to its diuretic properties and also has blood sugar reducing properties. The fruit of Gokhshura has been widely used in Ayurvedic system of medicine for the treatment of many disorders of the urinary tract, including urolithiasis.
Ayurveda and Gokhshura
Tribulus or Gokshura is one of the best Ayurvedic herbs for the kidneys. The fruit of this plant is very effective in the majority of genitourinary disorders. This is because it promotes the flow of urine, cools and soothes the membranes of the urinary tract. The herb has also been used to remove bladder stones. Gokshura also stops bleeding. It is known to nourish and strengthen the kidneys and reproductive organs. Gokhshura was used in the treatment of cystitis, renal calculi (kidney stones) and urinary incontinence.
is an essential component of Gokhshuradi Guggul, an ayurvedic potent drug, used to support the operation of the genitourinary. It strengthens and tones the kidneys, bladder and urethra and reproductive organs. It is used for the treatment of burning urination, hyperuricemia, polyuria, urethritis, bladder infection, urinary incontinence, premature ejaculation, urinary tract disorders, prostate, kidney disorders, prostatitis, bladder stones, frequent urination, nocturia, spermatorrhoea, fluid retention (edema), gout, nocturnal emission, spermaturia, diabetes and osteoarthritis