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