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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In total, 67 women with HSDD were randomly assigned to received Tribulus terrestris 7.
Efficacy of Tribulus terrestris for the treatment of hypoactive sexual desired disorder in postmenopausal women: a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial.
TOPALAF is one of the herbal medicines including Tribulus terrestris, Orchis mascula, Phoenix dactylifera, Allium ampeloprasum, Lepidium sativus, Amygdalus communis and Ficus carica (Table 1).
Alga Ecklonia bicyclis, Tribulus terrestris, and glucosamine oligosaccharide improve erectile function, sexual quality of life, and ejaculation function in patients with moderate mild-moderate erectile dysfunction: a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, single-blinded study.
In PCOS it is best to use Tribulus terrestris on days 5 to 14 of the menstrual cycle to restore menstrual regularity.
1-2: Density, variyans and number of weeds in corn fields in Dashte looin region Alhaji sp, 7% Amaranthus blitoides 4% Amaranthus retroflexus 5% Chenopodium album 3% Hibiscus trionum 7% Setaria sp 54% Solanum nigrum 2% Sorghum Halepens 15% Datura stramonium 3% Helioliotropium sp 3% Xanthium 3% Tribulus terrestris 3% Visia vilosa 3% Brassica napus 3% Echinops robustus 3% Salsola crassa 3% Note: Table made from pie chart.
406 cases of angina pectoris in coronary heart disease treated with saponin of Tribulus terrestris.
Hormonal effects of Tribulus terrestris (TT) were evaluated in primates, rabbit and rat to identify its usefulness in the management of erectile dysfunction (ED).
Among its ingredients, WYLD Woman contains Tribulus Terrestris, Damiana Leaves, Muira Puama, Siberian Ginseng, B Vitamins and Chromium.
d) Tribulus terrestris is most effective for PCOS in women during the week prior to the menstrual cycle.
Tribulus terrestris is known for its use in the traditional medicine of many countries for treatment of cancer and cardiac diseases, edema, skin itch and wounds and impotence [11].
mandshuricum TCM26 Semen Persicae Prunus Persica TCM27 Rhizoma Cimicifugae foetidae Cimicifuga goetida TCM28 Fructus Tribuli Tribulus terrestris TCM29 Rhizoma Acori tatarinowii Acorus tatarinowii TCM30 Rhizoma Sparganii Sparganium stoloniferum TCM31 Radix Bupleuri chinensis Bupleurum chinense TCM32 Radix Puerariae Pureraria lobata TCM33 Semen Plalycladi Platycladus orientalis TCM34 Semen Ziziphi spinosae Ziziphus jujuba var.