Latin Name Tribulus terrestris (Linn.)
English Name Small Caltrops
Sanskrit / Indian Name Gokshura
Tribulus terrestris is a prostrate annual. Its principle constituent is harman. It is a diuretic drug useful in urolithiasis, dysuria, impotence and kidney dysfunction.
It has tonic and aphrodisiac properties. It is known to increase the quantity of semen and is useful in diseases of the genitourinary tract. The plant and seeds have spasmolytic and cardiotonic activity.
The fruits, seeds and different extracts and active constituents possess pharmacodynamic properties and uses. It is diuretic, cooling, tonic and aphrodisiac, useful in painful micturition, calculus affections, urinary discharges and impotence, in gout, in kidney diseases, inhibition of tyrosinase, as anabolic, vasodepressant, muscle relaxant and aphrodisiac, urolithiasis and crystalluria, cardiotonic, hypercholesterolemia and polycythemia.
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Gokshura helps maintain efficient kidney and urinary functions and reduces renal discomfort.
It is used in
1 capsule twice a day after meals with water.
Please maintain an hour's gap between intake of our products and other allopathic drugs.
* Recommended only at the age of 14 years and above.
The chromatograph is representative of the quality and consistency of the drug. Every single capsule of Himalaya Pure Herbs has identical chromatographs, indicative of highest standards of quality maintained by us. The pure herb bought by you anywhere in the world provides you with the same goodness.
Malhotra, S.C. Edr., Pharmacological Investigations of Certain Medicinal Plants and Compound Formulations Used in Ayurveda and Siddha, CCRAS, New Delhi, 1996, 113.
Singh, R.C.P. and Sisodia, C.S., Effect of T. terrestris fruit extracts on chloride and creatinine renal clearance in dogs, Indian J. Physiol. Pharmacol., 1971, 15: 93-96.