Tribulus increases stamina, libido and sexual function for men and dramatically improves sexual performance and sensitivity for most women. It is widely used by athletes and body builders as it improves muscle building, stamina and endurance. It has also been found to alleviate symptoms of the menopause, such as hot flushes, depression and emotional instability.
Regular use of Tribulus during the menopause can aid insomnia, hypertension, irritability, and loss of sexual interest at this time, 65% of women treated in one study reported increased sex drive after using this herb.
Good news for athletes and body builders as it also reduces cholesterol and enhances mood and well being. This Ayurvedic herb was used traditionally for prostrate and urinary difficulties. It is also known to stimulate the liver therefore it can aid in the break down of fats and cholesterol into hormones and energy resulting in increased performance and stamina. It is reported to have stimulating effects on the immune system and the sexual and reproductive systems.