Tribulus terrestris is a plant that grows in tropical climates. The part of the plant from which there is the most interest lies in the root. This plant has been used around the world for a variety of ailments. It has been used as an herbal supplement diuretic, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and as a mood enhancing tonic. The most noted benefits of tribulus terrestris is it's use in treating sexual deficiencies. It has been used in Asia and Bulgaria for years to treat libido and infertility problems. Tribulus terrestris is a non-hormonal herb that restores and improves libido in men as well as improving and prolonging (no pun intended) the duration of erections. Tribulus terrestris increases the number of sperm and the mobility of them.
Tribulus terrestris extract is generally used to treat problems that are related to erectile dysfunction. The herb can also be helpful for treating low libido and infertility in men and women. Research indicates that this is because of the fact that terrestris indirectly stimulates the production of testosterone in the body, which boosts nor just the sexual performance in a person, but also the athletic abilities. Therefore, for the last decade or so it has also been used for improving performance in the field of sports. However, there are certain medicinal uses of tribulus terrestris too; this herb can be recommended in the treatment of several medical conditions, such as depression, heart diseases, water retention, liver disorders and kidney problems and so on. Tribulus terrestris can be used as a non-irritant diuretic, in the treatment of urinary stone, dysurea and other problems, which are related to the urinary tract. This is because the herb contains antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties.