Tribulus terrestris

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Nomenclature

Other Names:

Historical Use of Tribulus terrestris

Tribulus terrestris in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Background

Cijili ´ÌÝðÞ¼ Chinese Name (pinyin): Baijili

Chinese Name  :

Common Name  :Tribulus Fruit

Specific Name  : Fructus Tribuli

Scientific Name:
Collection  :

Description  :

Identification  :

Processing  :

Action  :

Indication  :

Precautions  :

Dosage  : 6-10g

Storage  :

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Nomenclature

Other Names:

Historical Use of Tribulus terrestris

Tribulus terrestris in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Background

Chinese Name (pinyin): Jili

Chinese Name  :

Common Name  :Puncturevine Caltrop Fruit

Specific Name  : Fructus tribuli

Scientific Name:
Collection  : The plant is collected in autumn when the fruit is ripe, dried in the sun. The drug is tapped out and removed from foreign matter.

Description  : Fruit consisting of 5 mericarps, radially arranged, 7 - 12mm in diameter. Often splitting into single mericarp, hatchet shaped, 3 - 6mm long, dorsal surface yellowish green, prominent with longitudinal ribs and numerous spinlets, bearing symmetrically a pair of long spines and a pair of short spines, two lateral surfaces rough, with reticular striations, greyish white. Texture hard, odorless taste bitter and pungent.

Identification  :

Processing  : Eliminate foreign matter.Stir fry: clean and stir fry as described under the method for simple stir frying (Appendix ll D) until a pale yellow colour is produced.

Action  : To subdue hyperactivity of the liver, to promote blood circulation, to dispel wind, to clear the eye of opacity, and to arrest itching.

Indication  : headache and dizziness, distending pain in the chest and costal regions; cessation of milk secretion, mastitis; redness of the eye with formation of nebula; urticaria with itching

Precautions  :

Dosage  : 6 to 9 g.

Storage  : Preserve in a dry place, protected from mould.

Tcm p5514 01 016.jpg
P458 1.jpg
Tcm300.jpg

Nomenclature

Other Names:

Historical Use of Tribulus terrestris

Tribulus terrestris in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Background

Cijili ´ÌÝðÞ¼ Chinese Name (pinyin): Baijili

Chinese Name  :

Common Name  :Tribulus Fruit

Specific Name  : Fructus Tribuli

Scientific Name:
Collection  :

Description  :

Identification  :

Processing  :

Action  :

Indication  :

Precautions  :

Dosage  : 6-10g

Storage  :

Tcm p5514 01 016.jpg
P458 1.jpg
Tcm300.jpg

Nomenclature

Other Names:

Historical Use of Tribulus terrestris

Tribulus terrestris in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Background

Chinese Name (pinyin): Jili

Chinese Name  :

Common Name  :Puncturevine Caltrop Fruit

Specific Name  : Fructus tribuli

Scientific Name:
Collection  : The plant is collected in autumn when the fruit is ripe, dried in the sun. The drug is tapped out and removed from foreign matter.

Description  : Fruit consisting of 5 mericarps, radially arranged, 7 - 12mm in diameter. Often splitting into single mericarp, hatchet shaped, 3 - 6mm long, dorsal surface yellowish green, prominent with longitudinal ribs and numerous spinlets, bearing symmetrically a pair of long spines and a pair of short spines, two lateral surfaces rough, with reticular striations, greyish white. Texture hard, odorless taste bitter and pungent.

Identification  :

Processing  : Eliminate foreign matter.Stir fry: clean and stir fry as described under the method for simple stir frying (Appendix ll D) until a pale yellow colour is produced.

Action  : To subdue hyperactivity of the liver, to promote blood circulation, to dispel wind, to clear the eye of opacity, and to arrest itching.

Indication  : headache and dizziness, distending pain in the chest and costal regions; cessation of milk secretion, mastitis; redness of the eye with formation of nebula; urticaria with itching

Precautions  :

Dosage  : 6 to 9 g.

Storage  : Preserve in a dry place, protected from mould.

Synonymns for Tribulus terrestris

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Tribulus terrestris

Pharmaceutical Information

Chemical Constituents

Evidence or the Use of Tribulus terrestris in the Treatment of Epilepesy

Basic Science

Animal Studies

Cohort, Case-Control and Non-Randomized Trials

Randomized Controlled Trials

Meta-Analysis

1st Five Results: pubmed search

Mae K A Johnson, Oscar P J Johnson, Reagan A Johnson, Marc T J Johnson
The role of spines in anthropogenic seed dispersal on the Galápagos Islands.
Ecol Evol: 2020, 10(3);1639-1647
[PubMed:32076540] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P e)

Sunny O Abarikwu, Chigozie Linda Onuah, Shio Kumar Singh
Plants in the management of male infertility.
Andrologia: 2020;e13509
[PubMed:31989693] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

Alexander V Sirotkin, Richard Alexa, Abdel Halim Harrath
Puncturevine (Tribulus terrestris L.) affects the proliferation, apoptosis, and ghrelin response of ovarian cells.
Reprod Biol: 2020;
[PubMed:31924507] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

Attaullah, Muhammad Kashif Zahoor, Muhammad Asif Zahoor, Muhammad Samee Mubarik, Hina Rizvi, Humara Naz Majeed, Muhammad Zulhussnain, Kanwal Ranian, Kishwar Sultana, Muhammad Imran, Samina Qamer
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Saudi J Biol Sci: 2020, 27(1);106-116
[PubMed:31889824] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (P p)

Rouhi Afkari, Mohammad Mehdi Feizabadi, Alireza Ansari-Moghadam, Tahereh Safari, Mohammad Bokaeian
Simultaneous use of oxalate-degrading bacteria and herbal extract to reduce the urinary oxalate in a rat model: A new strategy.
Int Braz J Urol: 2019, 45(6);1249-1259
[PubMed:31808414] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I p)

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