|Name: Small Caltrops
Name: Tribulus terrestris,
Tribulus lanuginosus, Tribulus aeylanicus
Names: Small Caltrops, Goats head, Puncture Vine, Chota-gokhru, Gokshura
This Ayurvedic herb is a trailing plant common in sandy soil throughout India, and Sri Lanka.
Analgesic, aphrodisiac, diuretic, lithotriptic, nervine, rejuvenative, tonic
This herb is used in the
treatment of urinary disorders and impotence, Kidney diseases and gravel,
diseases of the genito-urinary system, calculus affections, gout etc. It
is also useful for uterine disorders, diseases of the heart, and many
consider this herb to be very valuable in improving vitality. It
revitalizes the emaciated human system. It strengthens the postpartum woman.
It is being studied as a potential herbal remedy against AIDS.
Do not use if dehydrated. No other information available.
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