What is it and where does it come from?
Tribulus Terrestris is a vine plant that grows in moderate and tropical climates in the United States, Mexico, Eastern Europe, India and China.
What does it do and what scientific studies give evidence to support this?
The Tribulus Terrestris plant has a long history of uses.
People from around the world have used the Tribulus Terrestris plant to promote overall health, support healthy libido function already in normal range and increase muscle tone.*
Because of the plants reputed benefits, athletes have used Tribulus Terrestris extract dietary supplements to boost energy levels, to promote healthy hormone function, to enhance muscle tone and to support athletic training.* Although it’s unclear how Tribulus Terrestris extract exerts its effects, scientific research has suggested several possible mechanisms of action.
Tribulus Terrestris contains steroidal saponins, alkaloids, and flavanoids, and its protodioscins content is believed to be responsible for its effects on hormone, libido and body composition.*
Clinical research suggests that Tribulus Terrestris may support healthy libido function in humans, and that it may also support healthy blood pressure and healthy cholesterol profiles already in normal range.*
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Who may benefit from using this dietary supplement?
All persons in good health may benefit from using Tribulus Terrestris as a dietary supplement.
How much should be taken? Are there any side effects?
No dosing protocols have been established. Use as directed on the product label.
Human research has established that Tribulus Terrestris is safe and free of side-effects.