Bulgarian tribulus terrestris is one of the oldest and most-proven natural testosterone supplements on the planet. In fact, tribulus terrestris supplements have been shown to reduce cholesterol, improve muscle insulin sensitivity and increase sexual function and libido.
What is Tribulus Terrestris?
Tribulus terrestris is a small leafy plant that is grown in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. Both the root and fruit of the plant have been used in traditional Chinese and Indian medicine to enhance libido, detoxify the kidneys, and reduce inflammation. Today, tribulus terrestris is widely used as a general health supplement to increase testosterone levels.
Tribulus Terrestris Benefits
Improving Hormonal Health
In a clinical trial for the journal of Phytomedicine, researchers evaluated the effect of tribulus supplements to see if they could increase testosterone levels. Tribulus supplements were shown to raise testosterone levels 52% in primates and 30% in mice .
Tribulus supplements naturally support hormone health, which is undoubtedly key to increasing muscle mass and promoting a lean and toned-looking physique. Typically, more muscle mass equates to more strength, so naturally increasing your hormone health will also help maximize your power and strength.
Tribulus Terrestris Boosts Libido in Men and Women
Researchers found that when men with reduced sex drives supplemented with terrestris daily for two months, their sexual desire increased by 79% . Similarily, 67% of women with very low libidos experienced increased sexual desire after they took tribulus supplements for 90 days . Other studies have confirmed that supplements containing tribulus enhance sexual desire, arousal, and satisfaction .
Other Potential Benefits
- Natural diuretic – Tribulus may act as a mild diuretic and prevent water retention .
- Immune system – Immune system activity in rats increased when they were given tribulus supplements .
- Brain health – Tribulus terrestris supplementation had an antidepressant effect in mice .
- Inflammation – An in-vitro study showed anti-inflammatory effects of tribulus supplements .
- Pain relief – High doses of this supplement may provide pain relief .
- Anti-cancer effect – Test-tube research has shown a possible anti-cancer effect from tribulus supplements .
Purchasing a Tribulus Supplement
There are a few important things to consider before buying a tribulus supplement.
- Dosage – It’s recommended to supplement with 500-750mg of tribulus per day.
- Potency – The ideal potency of a tribulus supplement should be standardized for 45% steroidal saponins.
- Source – Bulgaria has the highest quality tribulus. Therefore, if you purchase tribulus grown in India, Germany, or China, it may be from a different species of the plant that contains a lower concentration of steroidal saponins.
Each dosage of N2generate contains 500mg of Bulgarian tribulus Terrestris standardized for 45% steroidal saponins.
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