Latin Name

Tribulus terrestris

English Name

Puncture vine

Sanskrit Name


Part Used

Fruit and Root
(फल, मूल)

Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Vata and Pitta

Properties and Uses

It is an effective diuretic. Popularly used medicine to treat urinary calculus and oedematous conditions. It has cough expectorant action. It is used in general debility due to its nourishing properties.

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