Effectiveness Rating for Tribulus Terrestris's Ability to Increase Muscle Mass

The effectiveness rating is a measure of how well tribulus terrestris is able to increase muscle mass. The overall rating for this claim is 1.3 out of 3. There is little if any research to warrant the use of Tribulus Terrestris to increase muscle mass. Using Tribulus Terrestris to increase muscle mass will probably not yeild any positive results and is likely a waste of money.

Confidence Rating for Tribulus Terrestris's Ability to Increase Muscle Mass

The confidence rating is a mesure of how valid the effectiveness rating is. This rating is based on how many studies are included in the database on this topic.

There are 3 studies in the database on tribulus terrestris; the confidence rating is 60. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating.

Tribulus Terrestris Dose to Increase Muscle Mass

Dosage Frequency Daily Total Effectiveness Rating of Dosage
250mg 3x per day 750mg
450mg once daily 450mg
625mg twice daily 1250mg


Title of Study
Effect of oral administration of Tribulus terrestris extract on semen quality and body fat index of infertile men
The effect of five weeks of Tribulus terrestris supplementation on muscle strength and body composition during preseason training in elite rugby league players
Tribulus terrestris extracts alleviate muscle damage and promote anaerobic performance of trained male boxers and its mechanisms: Roles of androgen, IGF-1, and IGF binding protein-3