There are many herbal sexual aphrodisiacs today. And there were even more aphrodisiacs in the ancient period and in old cultures.
Talking about aphrodisiacs, there is a plant called Tribulus Terrestris adheres to the Zygophyllaceae family: there are other names for the same plant, which are Goathead, Caltrop, Puncture Vine, and Yellow Vine. It is a plant that grows in the tropical climates like Southern Asia, Northern Australia, Africa, Southern Europe etc. The plant grows in the desert, on a dry and poor soil and was used in Chinese Medicine Treatments for centuries and in Indian Healing Art Ayurveda. In India, it is also called Gokshura.
Sex Drive Booster
Tribulus Terrestris enforces sex drive and has aphrodisiac properties due to its steroidal saponins, which are made out of active components spirostanol glycosides and furostanol glycosides. The herb itself has many positive usages. It treats libido problems, erectile dysfunction and fertility. It is taken as tonic and works on a testosterone level boosting, boosting up the gonadotropin and releasing hormone to encourage LH production and follicle hormones stimuli.
Tribulus Terrestris cures impotence, pre-mature ejaculation and spermaturia. The herb boost up luteinizing hormone and testicular synthesis (a male sex hormone). And another reason why Tribulus Terrestris enhances libido is because the herb impacts positively on the activity of a bone marrow that again encourages productions of a red blood cell.
Other Treatments of Tribulus
Tribulus Terrestris can treat other problems like various urinary problems, dysurea and urinary stones, and also eye problems, itching, conjunctivitis or blurred vision, prostrate problems, headaches, pre-menstrual syndrome, high blood pressure or rib pain. Tribulus has sterols such as stigma and betasitosterols that protect prostrate from cancer and it suppose to combine with X steroidal saponins.
Tribulus Terrestris can improve athletic action, enhance sex drive and assist with muscle mass build, but only in the combination with right exercise or diet. Tribulus should be taken 85mg - 250 mg, three times daily together with meals and consultation with doctor.
There are side effects of this magnificent plant. Tribulus Terrestris has a toxic side and may trigger irreversible dysfunction that triggers dopamine rounds of the brain: the disorder is progressive and chronic. The worse case would be damaging muscle function and loose hindquarters that may end up with death of a person. It is definitely not for pregnant women or children.
Also patients with high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, infections of kidney, asthma or cancer are not to take any Tribulus Terrestris. Before trying on the herb, it is very important to check with doctor if it is possible for you to use this herbal medicine. The herb, no matter what, is not good to be taken without approval of the doctor.