I'd be kidding you if I told you that Tribulus Terrestris is a miracle
herb. ;-) But Tribulus Terrestris isn't far off from being a 'super'
herb. Let's see why. First, Tribulus Terrestris is a herb used for
its medicinal effects around the world. Tribulus is extracted from
the plant, and used as a natural nutritional supplement. It has
been used for centuries by the Chinese to calm the liver, treat
headaches, dizziness, and premature ejaculation.
So what the heck does Tribulus Terresteris have
to do with bodybuilding and fitness? Read on...
Quick Tribulus Terrestris Facts
Here are some quick Tribulus facts:
- Tribulus Terresteris is ecologically pure
- Tribulus is a natural aid to help impotence,
low libido, and male infertility
- Clinically proven effect vie in enhancing energy
- Helps build muscle and strength
- Tribulus Terrestris is safe to use and it's
not a hormone
Tribulus Terrestris - Testosterone Enhancer
In bodybuilding, Tribulus is used for its testosterone
boosting properties more than anything else. Studies have shown
over 50% increase in testosterone levels when taking Tribulus Terresteris.
We all know testosterone helps build muscle and strength, that's
why some pro athletes use steroids and other prohormones to enhance
You'll be happy to hear that Tribulus Terrestris
is NOT a hormone! It works completely different from Andro and DHEA.
Tribulus increases testosterone through increasing luteninizing
hormone (LH) in your body. LH tells your body to produce testosterone.
Why is this beneficial? Simply because Tribulus is not a hormone
supplement, it merely works within the body's natural limits helping
you achieve muscle and strength.
Tribulus Research and Studies
Much tribulus research and studies have been conducted,
and all have shown positive benefits of supplementing Tribulus Terrestris,
and almost no adverse effects. Here are some findings on Tribulus
- A study done with healthy individuals taking
750mg of tribulus per day showed a 72% LH increase, and a 41%
increase in testosterone.
- In a study conducted with 20 males and females,
75% of the participants had increased endurance, 80% had increased
libido and sexual performance, and 95% of the females reported
no PMS symptoms.
- A study conducted with 200 males suffering
from impotence showed increase in LH and testosterone levels after
supplementing Tribulus. The study also found a increase in sperm