Tribulus terrestris

Botanical Name Tribulus terrestris
Common Name Gokhru small
Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Sapindales
Family: Zygophyllaceae
Genus: Tribulus
Species: terrestris
Part used Whole Plant, Seeds
Medicinal Properties Anti-inflammatory, anti-arthritis, astrigent, vulnerary, aperitive.
Medicinal Use In building immune system, ovarian sterility, menopausal and induced menopausal syndrom, urinary tract problems, itchy skin and blood purification and estrogen. Thorns: diabetes.
ChemistryMethanol, Ampicillin, sodium, gentamicin, hydrochloride, alkaloids, resins, nitrates, peroxidase, diastas, protein, inorganic matter, protodroscin and terrestrioside-F.
Cultivation NA
Regional HabitatAravali hill of Rajasthan
DescriptionHeight 10-15cm. Stem: prostrate, spreading, hairy. Leaves: Opposite, with 5-8 ovate leaflets in pairs, on 2 rows, stipules very small. Flower: solitary, axillary, yellow or white, small.