TRIBULUS TERRESTRIS (PUNCTUREVINE) Tribulus terrestris is a small leafy plant. It’s also known as puncture vine, Gokshura, caltrop and goat’s head. It grows in many places, including parts of Europe, Asia, Africa, and North America. Traditionally, people have used this plant for a variety of potential effects, including to enhance libido, boost testosterone levels, keep the urinary tract healthy and reduce swelling. The most significant signs that you may need Tribulus are generally the result of low testosterone levels, especially in men. These signs primarily include a low libido and difficulty in achieving an erection. Poor male fertility is also a sign that Tribulus could benefit you. Physically active men who need to gain weight may also want to use Tribulus. Although people often take Tribulus terrestris for its potential effects on sexual function and testosterone, other benefits of Tribulus include protection against blood vessel damage and help prevent increases in blood cholesterol, and reducing sugar levels in those battling diabetes. Other benefits of tribulus is to relieve inflammation, immune system, cancer, aches and pain, edema,and depression.