Why is Tribulus so widely used in sports supplements?
The Tribulus Terrestris plant has a long history of uses. Because of the plants reputed benefits, athletes have used Tribulus Terrestris food preparations and dietary supplements in the belief that they may boost energy levels, promote healthy hormone function, enhance muscle tone and to support athletic training. Although its unclear how Tribulus Terrestris extract exerts its effects, scientific research has suggested several possible mechanisms of action. Tribulus Terrestris contains steroidal saponins, alkaloids, and flavanoids, and its protodioscins content is believed to be responsible for its effects on hormone, libido and body composition.
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