Puncture Vine (Tribulus terrestris)
Commonly used parts: Whole plant
It is commonly used as a dietary supplement by bodybuilders to restore the body to its’ natural level of testosterone. Animal studies in rats, rabbits and primates have found that administration of Tribulus terrestris extract can produce statistically significant increases in levels of testosterone, dihydrotestosterone and dehydroepiandrosterone and also increases aphrodisiac activity. It is also used in Ayurvedic medicine, where it contributes to overall physical and sexual strength by building all the tissues, especially shukra dhatu (reproductive tissue).rbs.
Tribulus terrestris, more commonly known as the Puncture Vine, is an annual plant in the Caltrop Family (Zygophyllaceae). The plant is widely distributed around the world, and is adapted for growth in arid climates, where few plants can survive. It is used by by bodybuilders to restore the body’s natural testosterone levels after they have completed a steroid cycle. The extract is claimed to increase the body’s natural testosterone levels and thereby improve male sexual performance and help build muscle. Its purported muscle-building potential was popularized by American IFBB bodybuilding champion Jeffrey Petermann in the early 1970s.
Herb Powders is a very versatile product, as you can make formulas of your own. We offer great quality and a wide selection for you to choose from. Find the one that suits you best.
Since we are located in Thailand, we have the privilege to be able to collect most of these herbs ourselves from the wild. And as consumers of these herbs we always seek the best quality. We respect the wild-crafted areas and procure not to collect more than we need.
We follow rigorous drying methods at our facilities. Once dried correctly we grind to powder form.
The advantages of having these herbs in powder form is that you can make several custom made formulations of your own. You could make tinctures and even your own resin. Another cool way to use the powder is to make your own capsules. You can roll your own mix of powders into a ball with a little bit of honey.
This product is not for use by or sale to persons under the age of 18. It should not be used if you are pregnant or nursing. Consult with a physician before use if you have a serious medical condition or use prescription medications.