Effects of Tribulus Terrestris on Sexual Function in Post-menopausal Women
Study of the Effects of Tribulus Terrestris on Sexuality in Postmenopausal Women
  • Phase

    Phase 4
  • Study Type

  • Status

    Completed No Results Posted
  • Study Participants

Objective: To study the effects of Tribulus terrestris on sexuality in postmenopausal women.
Sexuality is an integral part of every personality, influence thoughts, feelings, actions, integrations, and therefore the physical and mental health. It is estimated that 43% of women have at least one complaint of sexual problem. Disorders of desire and arousal are among the most common problems found in gynecologic practice. Medicinal plants have been used for therapeutic purposes for thousands of years, and aphrodisiac properties described in several plants. Tribulus terrestris is a plant indigenous to India, recommended in the treatment of infertility, low libido and impotence, and its main active ingredient protodioscin (PTN).
Study Started
Jan 31
Primary Completion
May 31
Study Completion
May 31
Last Update
Nov 10

Drug Placebo

1 tablet/ oral/ 3 times a day for 90 days

  • Other names: lot 168159

Drug Tribulus terrestris

1 tablet of 250mg/ oral/ 3 times a day for 90 days

  • Other names: lot 168059

Placebo Placebo Comparator

1 tablet of placebo/ oral/ 3 times a day for three months

Tribulus terrestris Active Comparator

1 tablet of 250mg/ oral/ 3 times a day for three months


Inclusion Criteria:

Women past menopause, with full autonomy, at least one year of amenorrhea and FSH> 30 mIU / mL.
Sexually active
Partner is stable and without sexual difficulties
Carrier sexual abuse (desire, arousal, orgasm and dyspareunia)

Exclusion Criteria:

Women on hormone therapy within the preceding 12 months
Women without sexual activity
With diabetes mellitus
Patients with cognitive impairment
Patients with hormone-dependent tumor
History of psychiatric illness
Patients with liver disease
Patients with kidney disease
Users of drugs with proven to decrease sexual desire
Cardivascular disease, renal disease.
No Results Posted