Himalaya Gokshura Uses, Benefits and More

Know how to treat Premature ejaculation and UTI using Himalaya Gokshura. This is excellent Ayurvedic medicine made from natural ingredients. Learn directions to use, dosage and side effects of Himalaya Gokshura.

Himalaya Gokshura is a herbal medicine from Himalaya Drug Company. It contains single ingredient which is the fruit extract of Gokhru or Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris). This medicine is indicated in Depressed libido & erectile dysfunction.

Here is given more about this medicine, such as benefits, indication/therapeutic uses, composition, and dosage.

  • Manufacturer: The Himalaya Drug Company
  • Availability: Online and at medical stores
  • Type of medicine: Proprietary Medicine
  • Main Indication: ED
  • Suitable for: Males
  • MRP/Price (Variable): Himalaya Herbals Gokshura – 60 Capsules @ Rs. 150.00

Ingredients of Himalaya Gokshura

Each tablet contains: Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris) fruit extract – 250mg

Know the ingredient

Gokhru, Gokhura, Gokshuru, Gochurak, Trikantaka (Sanskrit), Caltrops, Puncture vine (English), Nerunchi Mul (Siddha) all are synonyms of Tribulus terrestris (Fam. Zygophyllaceae).

It consists of dried, ripe, entire fruit of Tribulus terrestris L., an annual rarely perennial prostrate, common weed of the pasture lands, roadsides and other waste places, chiefly in hot, dry and sandy regions; throughout India.

The main constituent of Gokhru include Terrestrosins A, B, C, D and E, desgalactotigonin, F-gitonin, desglucolanatigonin, gitonin, hydrolysed products include diosgenin, hecogenin and neotigogenin; tribulusamides A and B, Ntrans- feruloyl tyramine, terrestriamide, N- trans- coumaroyl tyramine, ß-sitosterol and steroidal and saponins.

Gokhru has the following Ayurvedic Properties and actions:

  • Rasa (taste on the tongue): Madhura (Sweet)
  • Guna (Pharmacological Action): Guru (Heavy), Snigdha (Unctuous)
  • Virya (Action): Shita (Cooling)
  • Vipaka (transformed state after digestion): Madhura (Sweet)

It is aphrodisiac, strength promoter and alleviator of vayu. It cures mutrakrcchra (dysuria). It is the main herb for impotence caused by low or poor sperm count.

Why Gokhru is used for Male disorders?

Gokhru is used in Ayurveda for treating different ailments of male reproductive system as it:

  1. Causes 50 percent increase in the testosterone levels and improved reproductive function.
  2. Cooling in effect, having diuretic, tonic, and aphrodisiac.
  3. Improves muscle building, stamina and endurance.
  4. Stimulative effect on the sexual system.
  5. Increases libido and fertility.
  6. Makes strong and healthy.

Ayurvedic Action / Karma

  1. Ashmarighna: Eliminates gravel and stones
  2. Balya: Enhances strength.
  3. Brinhana: Nourishes the body due to heavy, cold, fine, unctuous, viscid properties.
  4. Mutravirechana: Increase the flow of urine.
  5. Rakta shodhana: Blood purifier.
  6. Shukra shodhana: Purify the sperms.
  7. Tridoshahara: Reduces all three Dosha.
  8. Vasti Shodhan: Cleanses the urinary system
  9. Vatahara: Pacifies Vata Dosha
  10. Vrishya: Increases the quantity of semen
  11. Vajikarak: Aphrodisiac

Biomedical Action

  1. Analgesic: Acting to relieve pain.
  2. Anti-inflammatory: Reducing inflammation by acting on body mechanisms.
  3. Aphrodisiac: Stimulates sexual desire.
  4. Cooling: Lower body temperature to relieve pain, swelling and reduces body heat.
  5. Diuretic: Promoting excretion of urine/agent that increases the amount of urine excreted.
  6. Lithotriptic: Causes dissolution of a calculus.
  7. Tonic: Restore or improve health or well-being.

Benefits of Himalaya Gokshura

  1. It rejuvenates the reproductive system.
  2. Its saponins and flavonoid content act as hormonal precursors.
  3. It increases energy level.
  4. It improves vigor, sexual desire and drive.
  5. It is good herbal medicine for ED.
  6. It is nonhormonal bio stimulator which increases the level of natural endogenous testosterone. and thus improves performance.
  7. It strengthens the penile tissue and enhances penile erection, making it very useful in erectile dysfunction.
  8. It is free from sugar, artificial colors, artificial flavors, preservatives, and gelatin.
  9. It stimulates production of urine and gives relief from the symptoms of dysuria, hematuria, frequency and burning micturition.

Important Therapeutic Uses of Himalaya Gokshura

  1. ED, performance problem
  2. Low energy, vigour
  3. Urinary tract infection UTI
  4. Semen disorders (too few sperms / oligospermia or no sperms azoospermia or defects in sperm quality)

The Dosage of Himalaya Gokshura

The recommended dosage is 1 or 2 tablets twice a day after the meal with water or milk or as directed by a physician.

Suggestions, Contraindications, Interactions, Side-effects, and Warnings

  1. Specific contraindications have not been identified.
  2. It is completely safe to take this medicine in recommended doses.
  3. Effectivity of herbal medicine depends on many factor. A medicine suitable for one person may not essentially give the same result in another person.
  4. Always take in recommended doses.
  5. It has diuretic action.
  6. The results are visible only after few weeks.
  7. Keep away from the sight and reach of children.
  8. There are no known side-effects of medicine.


  1. can it helps to stop semen leak when go toilet

  2. I have ibs -D but i want to use gokshura .Can i use it ?

  3. can 18 year old can consume it

  4. Hi,
    I am a diabetic, can i take the gokshura tablets. Kindly advise on the same.

  5. Madam,
    Can i consume hilmalaya product Gokshura (250mg) and kapikachhu (250mg) at the same time. Is it safe? Is that any side effect if i take this two products at the same time? Is these two products is best to solve erection problem and sperm count?

  6. Whether gokshura and ashwagandha can take together. Or any side effect if both are taken together

  7. Madam will gokshura help in muscle building and hair growth

  8. I had been taken for 2 weeks, so far my erection still weak. Currently l took 2 capsule a day. Can l take 3 a day?

    • no it will take time, take with kouch ka powder also it will help
      and if you have so much problem then u can also take kouch ka powder, shatavari, safad musli, and gokshura mix with same weight it will show u fast result in 2 – 3 month or u can take confido

  9. Does it helps in weight gaining??

  10. if anybody has any disease related to the panis like DHAAT which is known in ayurved….thn should take this gokshura pr not…???


  11. Respected Madam, Can I take ashwagandha , shatawar, gokhru, kauch beej and safed moosli twice empty stomach to cure erectile dsyfunction.

    Please reply.

    • Do not take empty stomach

      • Respected Madam

        Thanks a lot for ur valuable advice. Please suggest any other suitable medicine dat I can consume along wd aforesaid medicine to reap a good result.

        Please also suggest which churan out of those I have mentioned, before food and after food for good result.

        Expressing my sincere gratitude for ur valuable advice.

        • Dear Vinayak,
          I can only suggest you to consult a good Ayurvedic doctor, because without physical examination no one can suggest you correct medicine and dosage.

  12. After using the gokshura & ashwagandha together is there is side effects on natural testosterone production?????

  13. I am 21 and weight is 50..can Gokshura Gain weith

  14. whether Gokhru/Gokshura is advisable for diabetic patient.

  15. Nice information & nice HERBAL product , All products of HIMALAYA are quality product .

  16. Nice post …this product is really good

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