VemoHerb TS Bulgarian Tribulus terrestris 80% Herba dry extract
Characteristics of the plant Tribulus terrestris L.
Tribulus terrestris L. is a herbaceous perennial plant from the Zigophyllaceae family, with a lot of branching, forming flat patches long stems, common in stony places in the warm parts of the country. The researches about the main natural components in the plant – saponins, had been made in Bulgaria. Steroid saponins from furostanol and spirostanol types and sapogenins have been isolated. In the saponins mix, predominate the furostanol saponins protodioscin and protogracilin. Flavonol glycosides like astragalin, tribuloside, rutin, tannic compounds and oils are also found. For Tribulus terrestris plant extract production we use the whole areal part of the plant (herba), harvested in the flowering period.
Tribulus terrestris grows well in moderate and tropical climates and the plant is most commonly found in wild, dry and stony habitats. That is why it thrives in the warmer regions of Bulgaria and here it accumulates a specific bouquet of natural components that are not present in Tribulus growing elsewhere in the world. Еvеr ѕіnсе аnсіеnt tіmеѕ, thіѕ hеrbасеоuѕ рlаnt hаѕ bееn uѕеd tо ѕuрроrt ѕtrеngth аnd muѕсlе grоwth duе tо thе соntеnt оf specific natural components (furоѕtаnоl ѕароnіnѕ, flаvоnоіdѕ аnd tаnnіnѕ).*
The proprietary extract
The Tribulus terrestris extracts of Vemo 99 Ltd are obtained from the above-the-earth parts of the plant. Vemo 99 Ltd offers two standards of genuine Bulgarian Tribulus terrestris extract:
• VemoHerb® TS – dry extract standardized at total saponins, min 80% (from herba).
VemoHerb® TS is a premium quality extract produced after over a dozen extractions from Bulgarian herbal material in extraction rate of 1:50 (that means we get 1 kg extract from 50 kg dry herb).
VemoHerb® TS is our superior standard that is one of the most effective, concentrated and purified Bulgarian Tribulus terrestris extracts currently on the market!*
As we are striving to satisfy the various market needs and demands, we offer VemoHerb® TS, manufactured by our unique know-how technology, targeting the total saponins, present in the extract. VemoHerb® TS Herba can be manufactured from above-the-earth parts of the herb (herba).
VemoHerb® TS extracts standardized at 80% total saponins contain more natural components than similar extracts from Asian herb. This is because of the different phytochemistry of the Bulgarian herbal material, the saponins of VemoHerb® TS are of better quality and with significantly higher purity grade than the products of the competition.
VemoHerb® TS is utilized for sport supplementation. The extract is suitable for inclusion in different food supplements, designed for supporting strength and muscle growth.*
The Tribulus terrestris plant is well known in the Bulgarian folklore. The phytochemistry of the Bulgarian Tribulus terrestris is unique, which determines not only the exclusive properties, but also the undeniable advantages when compared to Tribulus terrestris with foreign origin.*
That VemoHerb® extract is produced from wild grown Bulgarian Tribulus terrestris plants.
Trade Name: VemoHerb® TS
Definition: Product from the aerial part of the plant Tribulus terrestris.
Characteristics: Light brown to brown amorphous powder, with specific odour.
Identification: A, B A: furostanol saponins B: total saponins
Testing for purity: pH (10% solution): 3.0 to 5.0 Sulphated ash, %, not more than: 10.0 Heavy metals, %, not more than: 0.001 Loss on drying, %, not more than: 5.0
Content of natural components in VemoHerb® TS: Total saponins, based on dry substance, %, not less than: 80.0
Control: The qualitative indices of the product are controlled in accordance to the company documentation, where assay methods and their validity concerning linearity and repetition are included.
Storage: Store in dry and cool places, away from direct sunlight.
Shelf life: 3 (three) years from the date of production.
Application: It is used alone or in combination with other plant extracts in production of food or feed additives.