The Physico-Chemical studies of Khar-e-Khasak (Tribulus terrestris Linn.)


  • Rasikh Javaid Nengroo Research Associate, Unani, CCRUM, NEW DELHI, Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine
  • Raheela Javaid Assistant professor, Unani Medical College, Srinagar, Assistant Professor, Unani Medical College, Srinagar
  • Anju Singh Research Associate Unani, CCRUM, NEW DELHI
  • Ghazala Javed CCRUM, NEW DELHI India Research Officer, Scientist-4, CCRUM, NEW DELHI


Khar-e- Khasak, Unani-Standardization, Tribulus terrestris


Khar-e-Khasak (Tribulus terrestris Linn) commonly known as Gokhru is an important drug of Unani Medicine. It has been described as diuretic, carminative, antiseptic and widely used by Unani Physicians in various gastrointestinal ailments. In this paper studies carried out to determine the ash values, extractive values, fluorescence analysis and thin layer chromatographic parameters are reported which were performed to standardize the fruit of the plant for its purity.


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Rasikh Javaid Nengroo, Raheela Javaid, Anju Singh, Ghazala Javed. The Physico-Chemical studies of Khar-e-Khasak (Tribulus terrestris Linn.). ijp [Internet]. 2020 Jun. 30 [cited 2023 Dec. 11];12(2):42-5. Available from:



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