Tribulus also known as Gokhshur / Gokhru (Tribulus Terresteris) is one of the important trailing plant found throughout India, is also commonly called Small Caltrops. In Ayurveda, Tribulus is used in various ailments. As per Ayurvedic texts, Gokhru is considered to act on genito-urinary system and is an important ingredient of various generic medicines. It is used in decoction or infusion form (by boiling 1-2 teaspoon in a cup of water for few minutes, cooling, filtering & drinking luke warm) to support in cases of burning micturition, low urinary output, low filtration rate in kidney. Gokshur Powder helps to increase libido and gain strength & energy to enhance sexual power in male & female.
As per Ayurveda, the powder clears obstacles in urinary tract, cleans it and helps to remove infection and kidney stones. Regular intake of Gokhru also helps to reduce serum creatinine level. It also helps to reduce blood sugar levels by way of increasing digestive power and clearing urine sugar levels. Gokhru also helps to clean the urinary bladder, remove toxins or infection and inflammation. In Ayurveda, Tribulus is found to be helpful in pacifying inflammation of respiratory tract, remove extra phlegm and useful to reduce bouts of tussive cough. It also helps to reduce or remove blockages in heart vessels & improve functioning of heart capacity.
Recent scientific study has confirmed presence of steroidal saponins in Tribulus Powder, which helps to build muscles and other tissues. Study also shows presence of phytosterols especially beta-sitosterols that act on various problems associated with prostrate, urinary and cardiovascular system. Tribulus is given with other herbs as anabolic tonic to gain muscle strength and overall energy level.
Useful in reducing swelling in the heart and whole body
Promotes cleansing of bladder tissues and proper urine output to reduce water retention in the body
It is the ideal option for weight management as well as for diabetics
Take ½ to 1 teaspoon after food with 1 cup coriander seed water, twice daily.
Infusion – Add 2 teaspoon powder to 200ml boiling water and keep it covered for 6 hours. Filter the infusion and drink it.