Other Common Names
|English Name||: Caltrops Powder, Puncture vine|
|Tamil Name||: Nerunjil Podi|
|Botanical Name||: Tribulus Terrestris|
|Malayalam Name||: Nerinji, Mulluringi|
|Telugu Name||: Antisha, Apamargamu, Uttareni|
|Hindi Name||: Gokshura|
Caltrops powder has multiple, holistic sets of benefits for human health and so it is used as an important medicinal herb in the Ayurvedic system. It possesses various medicinal properties that help to treat various diseases. Tribulus is mainly used to treat sexual, kidneys, and urinary problems in our body. Due to the different health benefits of calotropis, you can add this to your diet.
Health Benefits of Nerunjil Podi / Tribulus Terrestris
The Caltrops is used to treat low sperm count, sexual weakness, and erectile dysfunction in Siddha treatments. It is also used to improve your digestion system. It is an effective remedy for inflammation and uterus infection. It provides many health benefits to you.
Treats Kidney Problems
A decoction prepared from this herb is consumed twice a day to break and eliminate kidney stones. It will also stop the formation of kidney stones in the future. Caltrops powder also treats Urinary problems such as blood in urine, urinary infection, frequent urination, painful urination, and urine blockage.
Helps in muscle building
Tribulus can improve the secretion of hormones like testosterone. This improves your immune system and helps in muscle building and enhancement in body strength. For a better result, ground this Tribulus with gooseberry, false daisy, and licorice root in equal quantities and consume it twice a day.
Reduce Blood Pressure
Tribulus Terrestris controls high blood pressure as it has hypotensive properties. It also reduces cholesterol levels in the body in regular consumption. Take ½ tbsp of caltrops powder and mix it in a glass of warm water and leave it overnight. Consume this next morning. Regular consumption of this drink can show you a notable reduction in blood pressure in a couple of months.
How to Consume Caltrops (Nerunjil Podi)
Morning – Take five gms of powder with 100 ml of water and boil them for some minutes. After the water getting warm, filter them, and drink before food. Repeat this in the evening after dinner.
There are no side effects in using this product, and you can consider the medical advice for the usage of this product during pregnancy.
Harvesting & Manufacturing Methods:
All herbs are 100% naturally harvested, dried, and pulverized without the chemical interactions that assure natural herbal powders.