Traditionally used in China and India, Tribulus is most often used for infertility, erectile dysfunction, and low libido.
Preliminary animal studies found that tribulus heightened sexual behaviour and increased intracavernous pressure. The active compounds intribulus are called steroidal saponins called furostanol glycosides and sirostanol glycosides.
It may also be beneficial to the liver and the lungs, also helping to dispel flatus and regulate moisture balance of the body. It is used to stimulate circulation, treat painful urination, gout and kidney diseases. pregnant or nursing women should not use tribulus. People with hormone-dependent conditions should consult health experts.