Increase Libido - Tribulus Terrestris a Natural Option
Tribulus terrestris is not a new herb for increasing libido but received recognition when Olympic athletes claimed it increase their performance and sex drive. It has been used for centuries in China and India and now is popular in the west but does it work? Lets find out.
Is a flowering plant in the family Zygophyllaceae, native to warm and tropical regions of the Old World, southern Europe, southern Asia, throughout Africa, and in Australia. It can thrive in harsh conditions and is extremely hardy. Tribulus is a herb that has been used in the traditional medicine of China and India for thousands of years to increase libido and stamina.
occurred in the mid-'90s when Eastern European Olympic athletes claimed that tribulus contributed to their success and bodybuilders athletes and people with low sex drive decided to take it and see, now its more popular than ever.
What does it contain?
The active compounds in tribulus are steroidal saponins, including furostanol glycosides and spirostanol glycosides. These saponins are found primarily in the leaf of the plant.
What is it used for?
Tribulus is most often used for infertility, low libido erectile dysfunction and to icrease stamina and improve sports performance.
Performed in Bulgaria and Russia showed that tribulus increases levels of testosterone (by increasing luteinizing hormone), DHEA, and estrogen and the increase was as much as 40% after supplementation. Studies on animals have found that tribulus heightened sexual behaviour and increased intracavernous pressure. This is believed to from an increase in testosterone levels .
What it does:
Testosterone infleunces sexual drive (libido) and stamina and many see the plant as a great way to boost testosterone and increase libido and staimina.
The benefits of tribulus are:
Again this is one herb where opinion is divided and research is conflicting however the popularity and testimonials from people all around the world who use it give it merit.
See for yourself
It may bit be as good as some of the herbs we have looked at but our view is you should simply try tribulus and see if it works for you. It is cheap and available in all good health stores as per usual follow the recommended dosage of the practitioner you consult and follow their advice on dosage.
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