There are many common names for this Forage plant and they are Gokshura in Sanskrit, Burzeldron in German, Puncture wine, Yellow wine and few others. Mainly known as Tribulus Terrestris. It can be found in modest climate and in tropical regions of South Asia, Europe and many other parts which have a sunny climate to support its production. Name of this plant comes from the sharp prickles which directly grow from its origin.
It grows in sandy soils, and blooms in a form of small yellow flower, containing only 5 petals. It grows with multiple stems and pinnate leaves with 10mm long sharp spines. When the shoots and leaves are young, it can be boiled and used as form of vegetable.
There are several usage for Tribulus and the main ingredients we use is Kaempferol i.e.; a plant derived from food. It is used to increase the level of Lutropin i.e; a cell which increases the production of hormones (Testosterone) in the male body. It is one of the popular and most used herb by the people who do body building. It also helps to balance the blood pressure and cholesterol level. In the traditional way, people use it to control constipation and to restore the system. And these are the benefits, which make it so much popular. Many assets have been explored to generate the greater usability of this product, but it didn’t reach the proper level.
Studies to generate more useful things from this plant, is going on. There are few positive results for hypertension treatment and diabetes control but more research on these topics, is needed. There have many studies related to the benefits, usually on animals to check the proper effects as well as side-effects. By experimenting with Animals it showed better results than a human body, but there is no denial that it surely gave many pros.
The proper way for its consumption is in the form of powder (85 to 250 mg), capsules, tea (2g powder) and extract. But for the people who have breast cancer or any severe condition will face anxiety, headache and many other problems. Thus, one should check properly before consuming it.
There are several benefits of using this product. It helps to grow energy level, body mass, strengthening bones, increases stamina. This has shown wonders but results are not same for all. With pros and cons, like every product it has stood out. Several methodologies have been applied to check this and it gave the proven results.