Gokshura

Tribulus terrestris

aka: Tribulus, Puncture Vine, Bai Ji Li

Properties and Uses:
According to Ayurvedic traditions, Gokshura is a wonderful healing herb with a broad range of properties, recently becoming very popular in Western herbalism under the common name "Puncture Vine" and the abbreviated latin name Tribulus, where it is used for its demonstrated ability to increase Luteal Hormone in men and women, leading to increased testosterone. Widely popularized in the press, Tribulus appears to be a very safe alternative to steroids for athletes, and has an overall normalizing effect on the hormones. It has long been revered in Ayurvedic practice as an aphrodisiac, rejuvenative, tonic, used to treat seminal deficiency or debility, impotence, and infertility.

Tribulus is also used to treat many kidney, bladder, and urinary tract and uro-genital related conditions, where it acts as a diuretic and lithotriptic, and helps kidney or bladder stones, gleet, venereal diseases including gonorrhea, phosphaturia, chronic cystitis, dysuria, painful urination, edema, nephritis, hematuria, gout, diabetes, and incontinence of urine. Gokshura is often used with Punarnava in diuretic formulas. It is additionally a nervine and analgesic, used to treat rheumatism, lumbago, and sciatica, as well as hemorrhoids, cough, and dyspnea. Tribulus is invigorating to post partum women, has "sattvic" properties, and is also well known as an ingredient in the Dashmoola Ten Roots Compound. The most commonly used parts are the seeds and roots.

Gokshura FRUIT

WHOLE

$20.00 CAD

Half Pound

$40.00 CAD

One Pound

POWDER

$20.00 CAD

Half Pound

$40.00 CAD

One Pound

Gokshura ROOT

POWDER

$21.00 CAD

Half Pound

$42.00 CAD

One Pound

Gokshura HERB

C/S

$18.00 CAD

Half Pound

$36.00 CAD

One Pound