Does Tribulus Really Work?
Concerned with your sexual performance? Feeling outplayed in your favorite sport? Tribulus, also known as puncture vine, is widely used as an alternative medicine for erectile dysfunction, infertility and low sexual drive. Over the past ten years, this herb is popularly being utilized to enhance sports performance. This herb, which goes under the scientific name tribulus terrestris, contains active compounds that are called steroidal saponins. These compounds, responsible for the effects of Tribulus, belong to two types: furostanol glycosides and spirostanol glycosides. Tribulus has long been considered to have medicinal properties in countries such as India and China. It begun to gain attention at the later part of the 90’s when reports about athletes from Eastern Europe using Tribulus in order to play better. The ideal dosage intake of Tribulus is at 85mg to 25mg, to be taken thrice daily after meals.