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Other Names: Gokshura, Land Caltrops, Puncture Vine, Caltrop, Yellow Vine, Goathead, Gokharu, Chota Gokharu, Bai Ji Li,  Tribulus Terrestris
Traditional Usages: Impotence, Kidney Disease, Loss of Libido, Cough, Anti-aging, Anemia, Aphrodisiac, Stress, Depression, Nervousness, Increases Endurance and Physical Strength, Hypertension,
Resources: Africa, US, Europe, Australia, Burma, India, China, Middle East, Mediterranean
Parts Used: Whole Plant, Root, Fruit, Seeds, Leaf

Gokshura - Herbal remedy for Infertility: Gokshura helps increase stamina and maintains hormonal balance. Gokshura increases levels of various hormones including testosterone. This herbal remedy also provides a nervous system tonic giving a calming effect necessary to men who have high stress levels. Take one tablet of 50 milligrams twice daily after meals.

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