Tribulus terrestris پھکڑا

Tribulus terrestris {Gokhru}
It is a tap rooted herbaceous perennial plant that grows as a summer annual in colder climates. The stems radiate from the crown to a diameter of about 10 cm to over 1 m, often branching. They are usually prostrate, forming flat patches, though they may grow more upwards in shade or among taller plants. The leaves are pinnate compound with leaflets less than a quarter-inch long.

Health benefits:
Gokhru has been used in kidney and urinary problems, and also as a sexual libido enhancer. It is also considered an aphrodisiac and libido-enhancer. It was used in Ayurvedic system of medicine to treat asthma, cough, edema and kidney problems and to help reduce the pain while passing urine. Researchers have found this herb to possess hypotensive, aphrodisiac, anti-microbial, anti-cancer and diuretic properties.
Benefits of Tribulus terrestris
Improves muscle growth and body strength.
Reported to enhance libido sexualis and erectile function.
Reported to increase the number and motility of spermatozoa.
Increases LH levels by 72% and testosterone levels by 41% in only five days.
Helps in alleviating some symptoms associated with male menopause.
Reduction in cholesterol.