Tribulus terrestris is known as aphrodisiac and proven to
increase the production and boost of testosterone levels. Furthermore, it
increases energy and stamina to enhence sexual performance and duration.
Tribulus is also responsible for maximazed muscle strength and muscle
Tribulus is a tropical vine common in sandy soil
throughout India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Source Naturals Tribulus
Extract contains over 40% total saponins, the active components. This
south Asian herb is popular for its potential role in supporting
reproductive function. Tribulus extract can be used by both men and women.
mid 1990's, Tribulus was commonly used by athletes who claimed an improved
perfomance, energy, and duration after taking Tribulus, as well as
muscle building. Nowadays, this herb is used for erectile dysfunctions,
infertility and libido enhancement. Researches show
that tribulus increases levels of the hormones
testosterone (by increasing luteinizing hormone), DHEA, and estrogen.
It appears to do so by stimulating androgen
receptors in the brain.
body builders use Tribulus as post cycle therapy. After they have completed
an anabolic-steroid cycle, they use it under the assumption that it will
restore the body's natural testosterone levels.