Also called Gokshura ChotaGokhru Puncture vine Devil s weed Gokhru is a herb that is used to deal with kidney and urinary problems. There are 2 species recognized in India with one called BadaGokhru (Big Gokhru) and the herb described here being called ChotaGokhru (Small Gokhru). Health benefits:Gokhru has been used in India to deal with kidney and urinary problems and also as a sexual libido enhancer. It is also considered an aphrodisiac and libido-enhancer. It was used in Ayurvedic system of medicine to treat asthma cough edema and kidney problems and to help reduce the pain while passing urine.