Health Benefits Of Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris) : A Magical Herb

Gokshura is a traditional herb which has been used since the time immemorial for a number of health benefits. It is known with a number of other names such as Small caltrops, Land caltrops, Puncture vine and Gokhru.


It has numerous plant chemicals or we can simply say phytochemicals that are involved in various body functions. Saponins, flavonoids and harmol are the active constituents present in Gokshura that imparts the therapeutic properties.

Gokshura has been used as a health tonic which gives energy to the body required to carry out various body functions. Let’s have a look on several health benefits of Gokshura.

  • Tribulus helps with the normal flow of the urine by supporting the functions of urinary system. It also soothes the urinary tract membranes. It improves urinary tract health by reducing painful urination and lowering the crystals in urine. Its diuretic and lithotriptic properties combat renal discomfort, kidney stones, urinary tract infections and urinary bladder infections.
  • It is a good sexual herb that supports male reproductive system. It bears an aphrodisiac property which enhances the sexual drive and desire that also helps enhance libido.

Active compounds in this natural herb acts to stimulate male reproductive hormone called as testosterone. It has ability to improve sperm count, sperm quality and sperm health. And increased semen production solves one of the problems responsible for men infertility.
In addition to these benefits, Gokshura also alleviates the problem of erectile dysfunction (ED) and strengthens the health of penile tissue.

  • Gokshura gives good results for treating headaches, nervousness and eye problems including conjunctivitis, itching and weak vision when used in combination with other specific natural herbs.
  • It can also benefit in heart related problems such as low blood pressure and increased cholesterol.
  • Some other health issues in which Tribulus can be beneficial includes gout, dysentery, benign hypertrophy, premenstrual syndrome and menopausal symptoms.

So, this is about the health benefits of the wonderful Ayurvedic herb. Speak with your doctor prior to the use of Gokshura to combat any health issue. You can avail Gokshura from Himalaya on online herbs with a Healthy Halloween discount. Don’t miss a Halloween health bonus!


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