Tribulus Terrestris Extract

Tribulus terrestris is a perennial trailing plant, growing wildly all over India. It has been used widely in the Ayurvedic system of medicine for the treatment of various urinary disorders including urolithiasis. It is effective against oxalate and stone formation in urine.

Tribulus terrestris extract is prepared by crystallising the alcohol extract of the whole plant. The extract contains alkaloids, saponins, resins and nitrates and is popularly used as a sports nutritient in USA. The extract of the plant is recognized as a diuretic and aphrodisiac. It has anti-oxidant and hypolipedemic activities. Tribulus terrestris extract was effectively used for nonspecific impotence and aging.

Tribulus terrestris is a flowering plant in the family Zygophyllaceae. The plant is commonly seen in warm temperate and tropical regions of the Old World in southern Europe, southern Asia, throughout Africa, and Australia. It can even be seen in desert climate and poor soil.

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