Tribulus Terrestris (Tribulus terrestris L) in nature known as a poisonous plant.Containing toxic substances in the plant increase sensitivity to sunlight.When eating plants animals seriously ill and in most cases killed.An interesting fact that is especially deadly venom is for animals with white fur.Despite this, the medicinal properties of plants used for centuries to treat a man.This publication may be considered the use of Tribulus terrestris in folk medicine, as well as a general description of the chemical composition of this plant.
Tribulus Terrestris Tribulus or ground - a perennial herb of the family zygophyllaceae.It has a thin, straight root branching prostrate stems 10-60sm.in length.Paripinnate, opposite leaves of the plant have 6-8 pairs of leaflets.Small, single flowers with a yellowish halo located in the leaf axils, and have short pedicels.The fruits of Tribulus dry, teams consisting of 5 angular, star-positioned nuts.The fruit on the outside seated 2-4 sharp s
Grow Tribulus terrestris, often in dry places.They can be found on gravelly and chalky slopes, sand, vacant lots, fields and roads.They are common in the dry steppes of southern Ukraine, the Caucasus, Central Asia and Western Siberia, in Moldova and in the Altai.Feels comfortable in the basins of the Don and Volga, and on the sandy shores of the Sea of Azov, Black and Caspian Seas.
grass plant contains alkaloids, flavonoids, steroidal glycosides (kikubasaponin, Trillin, dioscin, gracillin, protodioscin), coloring, resin and tannins.It is also rich in it macro (Fe, Mg, Ca, K) and trace elements (Ni, Sr, Cd, Cu, Zn, Mn, Co, Al, Ba, Se, Pb), comprising oleic, stearic, linoleic, palmitic acid and vitaminC. The roots of Tribulus contain campesterol, stigmasterol and betasitosterin.
application of Tribulus terrestris in folk medicine
medicinal purposes harvest the grass roots and Tribulus terrestris during the flowering and fruiting.Collect materials needed in mittens, dried under a canopy in the shade, poking the first couple of days.Because of their toxicity, Tribulus should be stored separately from other plants, remember!In finished form the raw material breaks when bent, showing a mixture of crushed stems, roots, leaves, broken and whole fruits.
Preparations based plants have anti-inflammatory, anti-sclerotic, choleretic and diuretic effect.They also have a tonic and astringent properties, stimulate the secretion of gastric juice and milk during lactation, improve intestinal motility.
In folk medicine, the plant has long been used for tumors and ulcers for removal of kidney stones and urinary bladder.Decoctions and infusions Tribulus known as a purgative, they are also used for headaches, conjunctivitis.They are effective and dermatoses, fungal and viral skin diseases.The medicinal properties of the plants used in the treatment of gonorrhea and syphilis, it is well known as a stimulator of sexual activity.Grass Tribulus has a wound-healing effect, and a decoction of the roots of milk used to eliminate weaknesses in chronic malaria.
The official medicine used two drugs on the basis of Tribulus: "Tribusponin" and "Tribulus".Tribusponin used for the treatment of psoriasis, allergies and viral diseases of the skin, xanthelasma and xanthomas.The drug is also used for the prevention and treatment of coronary heart disease, hypertension and arteriosclerosis obliterans of the lower limbs, as a remedy for infertility and impotence.
Tribestan used to improve erection and spermatogenesis.
To prepare a decoction of Tribulus in the home, you need 1 tbsp.l.plant grass pour 250 ml.hot water, boil for 30 minutes in a water bath and filtered immediately add water to the original volume.Take 1/3 cup three times daily before meals.
People with low blood pressure to use drugs based on Tribulus is not recommended.Before using medications should consult his doctor.