From weed to sexual stimulant. Known as tribulus terrestris, it was in Europe that the plant became successful. Although it is famous for improving sexual performance, its benefits go far beyond that.
The plant, which is popularly known as natural viagra is used for various medicinal purposes. In ancient Greece, for example, tribulus terrestris tea was considered a laxative, while in China the plant was used as a cardiovascular remedy and analgesic, and in India, as an aphrodisiac.
Properties of this plant
Among the properties of tribulus terrestris, it is possible to highlight the presence of fatty acids, sterols, flavonoids, glycosides, essential oils and tannins. It acts as an aphrodisiac, diuretic, tonic, analgesic, anti-spasmodic, anti-viral and anti-inflammatory.
Benefits of Tribulus terrete
- Stimulates Testosterone Production in Men (This results in bigger, more defined muscles)
- Stimulates the production of estradiol in women
- Increases reproductive functions
- regulates ovulation
- increases libido
- Increases semen production
- Treats erectile dysfunction
- tones the muscles
- Acts as an anti-inflammatory
- Acts as an antispasmodic;
- Eliminates excess liquids
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Tribulus terrestris can be found in the form of capsules, which contain powdered plant extract. However, for tea, it is recommended to opt for the dried leaves that can be found in health food stores.
To make tribulus terrestris tea, boil a tablespoon of dried leaves in a glass of water for five minutes. Smother, allow to cool, strain and take three times a day.