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Common  Name: Tribulus, Gokshura
Plant name: Tribulus Terrestris
Chemical constituents    The fruits of Tribulus contain alkaloids, resins, tannins, sugars, sterols, essential oil, peroxidase, diastase and glucoside. Two types  of steroidal saponins  called furostanol glycosides and spirostanol glycosides are present.

·         Used as non-irritant diuretic and urinary antiseptic.
·         To treat headaches, eye problems such as itching, conjunctivitis and weak vision.
·         This is suitable for premenstrual syndrome and menopausal syndrome.
·         Protect the prostate from cancer.
·         Tribulus is used in case of impotence and spermaturia.
·         Traditionally use of Tribulus is found to be effective in case of gout

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