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Tribulus terrestris Linn.
  • Family : Zygophyllaceae
  • English : Land caltrops, Small caltrops
  • Hindi : Gokharu
  • Gujarati : Nanu gokhru, Bethu gokhru
  • Sanskrit : Gokhshura, Shvadamstra

  • Part used : Fruit

Botanical Description:  An annual prostrate herb with many slender spreading branches and silky villous young parts; leaves pinnate, opposite, leaflets among sessile, round or oblique at the base, mucronate at the apex; flowers bright yellow, solitary, pseudo axillary or leaf opossed.

It is found throughout India.

Ayurvedic Properties and Uses:

  • Rasa : Madhura
  • Guna : Guru, Snigdha
  • Virya : Sita
  • Vipaka : Madhura
  • Karma : Brmhna, Vatanut, Vrsya, Asmarihara, Vastisodhana

Modern Pharmacological Action:  Tribulus terrestris possesses anti-inflammatory, smooth muscle relaxation and diuretic actions, which are useful in genitourinary infections, painful micturition, hematuria, dysuria and benign prostatic hyperplasia. The diuretic activity of Tribulus terrestris helps relieve associated subclinical urinary insufficiency and also helps to reduce post-void urine. Moreover, it possess antibacterial activity against susceptible micro-organisms and helps prevent symptoms of urethritis and prostatitis. The diuretic activity of Tribulus terrestris helps relieve associated subclinical urinary insufficiency and also helps to reduce post-void urine. It also stimulates the production of Luteinizing Hormone (LH). When LH levels are elevated, the natural production of testosterone increases.

Our Products containing this ingredient

  • Gokhshura Capsule
  • Meryton Syrup
  • Ranger Capsule
  • Ranger Syrup
  • Spark Capsule
  • Spark Royal Capsule
  • Trichup Capsule
  • Ural BPH Capsule
  • Ural Capsule
  • Ural Syrup