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The Use of “Tribulus Terrestris” in Health Improvement and Physical Development

Journal: Ukrainian journal of medicine, biology and sport (Vol.2, No. 2)

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Page : 200-203

Keywords : folk medicine; health improvement; “Tribulus Terrestris”; power sports;

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This paper proposes an analysis of the use of “Tribulus Terrestris” in folk medicine in the treatment and recovery and determines an area of distribution, discussed the use of drugs from the plant in professional sports. Extract juice of “Tribulus Terrestris” is the most powerful and effective non-hormonal drug enhancement, libido and cure for male infertility. Analysis of publications indicates that despite the widespread use of various preparations and extracts from the plant Tribulus Terrestris, physiological effects on the human condition have studied enough. During expeditions in Kherson region it was found that Tribulus Terrestris grow on sand, dry rubbly and chalky slopes, roadsides, in vacant areas. There are a large number of crops on irrigated land, and the shell on the sandy shores of the Azov and Black Seas. Lack of information on area residents about the beneficial properties of plants significantly affects the relevance of the study. Low cost, positive results in the treatment of various diseases, improve athletic performance safe health practices, it is important to use the plant-based drugs and extracts. The drug, which is made from plant extracts Tribulus Terrestris, in Kherson better known as “creeping yakirtsi” (Tribulus Terrestris) and it is important in sports and physical activity to increase muscle and endurance. Reception extracts from “Tribulus Terrestris” increases the synthesis of testosterone by stimulation of the hypothalamus and pituitary gland, which increases the production of luteinizing hormone, and gives the command (response) to testosterone. Based on recurrent analysis of sportsmen who took the powder “Tribulus Terrestris” and the efficacy of physiological condition of person has been proved. Further investigations require time and costs and it will be prospect for other investigations in this field. An analysis, received results and practical experience allowed determining practical significance of “Tribulus Terrestris” in health improvement, treatment and physical development. The attention of the necessity for more detailed laboratory and clinical studies with modern facilities on the chemical composition and performance of extracts from “Tribulus Terrestris” should be determined.

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