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.
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A member of the Zygophyllaceae family Tribulus terrestris, also known as Gokshura, Gokharu, or puncture vine, is an annual herb; its aerial parts, roots, and fruits have been used in traditional medicine for anti-inflammatory, diuretic, tonic, antimicrobial, and aphrodisiac purposes for thousands of years in China, India, Pakistan, and Sudan.
Masculinization of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus, Burchell, 1822) treated with Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris).
"And the milk chocolate Yang, for men, contains gokshura, kapikachu and ashwagandha, which herbal therapists recommend to enhance strength and boost energy."