Burra Gookeroo

Medical Herbs Catalogue


Burra Gookeroo

Botanical Name: Pedalium Murex (LINN.)
Tribulus terrestes (LINN.)
Family: N.O. Pedaliaceae

Synonyms: Burra Gokhru.
Part Used: Seeds.
Habitat: India.

Description: Fruits brown, two-celled with four narrow and long seeds. Taste mucilaginous. Odourless.

Medicinal Action and Uses: Diuretic, demulcent, aphrodisiac.

Used for impotence in males, nocturnal emissions, gonorrhoea, gleet and incontinence of urine.

Infusion, 1 in 20, is taken three times daily. Fluid extract, 10 to 30 drops.