Tribulus terrestris

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Tribulus terrestris

Chinese medicine
An annual herb, the fruit of which is alterative, nutritive and tonic; it strengthens muscles and tendons, facilitates labour, purifies blood, and has been used for anaemia, sexual dysfunction, malnutrition, increased urinary frequency, low breast milk production, poor vision and tinnitus.

Tribulus terrestris,

n See caltrops.


a genus of the Zygophyllaceae family of plants.

Tribulus micrococcus
Australian species contains an unidentified toxin, which causes incoordination, recumbency, paralysis in sheep; called also yellow vine.
Tribulus terrestris
1. this weed contains the toxic steroidal saponin which causes hepatic injury when eaten. The clinical syndrome consists of photosensitization, jaundice and hepatic encephalopathy. The disease is known also as 'geeldikkop' [Afrikaans] and yellow bighead. Called also caltrop, puncture vine, devil's thorn.
2. causes Coonabarabran disease of sheep in Australia; an ataxia syndrome thought to be caused by β-carboline alkaloids.
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Chosen by the fans, the band performed 1966 classic Under My Thumb, as well as Dancing with Mr D, the opening track from their 1973 album Goats Head Soup.
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Police had to be called as thousands of fans jostled for tickets to see their idols play tracks from new album Goats Head Soup which spawned the hugely-successful single Angie.
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Sticky Fingers, Goats Head Soup, It's Only Rock 'n' Roll and Black and Blue - originally released between 1971 and 1976 - were the albums which added substance to their boast to be the greatest rock 'n' roll band in the world and still provide highlights of their invariably sold-out world tours.
A listen to the spruced up Goats Head Soup, meanwhile, shows the band's flirtations with soul and funk.
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when the Stones convened at Dynamic Sound studios in Kingston to record the sessions that would eventually become the 1973 classic Goats Head Soup.
The funky, and sometimes soulful, Goats Head Soup followed in '73 and is best remembered for the chart-topping Angie.