Increase Libido - Tribulus Terrestris a Natural
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
This is believed to from an increase in testosterone