Terminalia arjuna is an Ayurvedic cardioprotective botanical medicinal plant being used in Ayurveda since 2500 B.C, widely used by Ayurvedic physicians for its curative properties in organic/functional heart problems including angina, hypertension and deposits in arteries. It is also useful in the treatment of any sort of pain due a fall, ecchymosis, spermatorrhoea and sexually transmitted diseases such as gonorrhoea.
Arjuna bark (Terminallia arjuna) helps to maintain a healthy heart. Arjuna improves pumping activity and the strength of the cardiac muscles. Arjuna tree is rich in Co-enzyme Q-10 which are highly recommended for prevent incident of heart attacks. Powdered extract of Terminalia arjuna provided very good results to the people suffering from Coronary heart diseases. Arjuna has been used to support cardiovascular functions, it has cardio-protective benefits, it helps in relieving mental stress and nervousness, and it also has a tonic effect in cases of cirrhosis of the liver.
Terminalia is useful in alleviating the pain of angina pectoris and in treating heart failure and coronary artery disease. Terminalia is also useful in treating hypercholesterolemia. In addition to the cardiac effects, Terminalia may also be protective against gastric ulcers, caused by NSAIDs
Chemical ingredients in arjuna are :
Arjunetosides I, Arjunetosides I, Arjunetosides II, Arjunetosides III, Arjunetosides IV, Arjunine, Arjunetein, Saponnins, Arjunone, Arjunolone, Leteilin, Gallic acid, Ellagic acid, Oligomeric proanthocyanidins (OPCs), Phytosterols, Tannins, arjunic acid, arjunolic acid, arjungenin, arjunglycosides, Phytosterols (b-sitosterol), Minerals like calcium, magnesium, zinc, and copper are also present.
Health benefits of Arjuna are :
Hypo lipedimia, Hyper lipidemia, Hypercholesterolemia, Blood pressure, Reduces stress, Liver tonic, Urinary tract toner, Cardio modulator
Effects of Arjuna in human body
Arjuna, is one of the best blood coagulants. Arjuna is one of the most powerful herbal supplements known for its healing powers.
Arjuna is beneficial in maintaining proper condition in our digestive tract. It is very helpful in treating up of the diarrhea and dysenteric condition in the body
Arjuna regulates the peristaltic movements in the body and does not allow dehydration leading to loose stools, It is also helpful for bleeding piles.
Arjuna is useful in improving liver conditions like cirrhosis of liver.
Arjuna prevents the accumulation of Mucus. Arjuna is useful in expelling out the extra mucus that somehow gets accumulated in the respiratory tract.
Arjuna is useful for any lungs infections.
Arjuna increases the lung capacity.
Arjuna is one of the best cardio protector agent.
Arjuna is effective in nurturing heart muscles, helps for proper contraction and relaxation.
Arjuna maintains a proper heart beat.
Arjuna Increases the blood density
Arjuna possesses coenzyme Q 10. Coenzyme Q10 is useful for preventing heart attacks.
Arjuna provides strength to the nervous system and also strengthens the reflexes.
Arjuna helps in thickening of the serum and the sperm which helps proper fertilization of the ovum. Arjuna increases the sperm count and also helpful in increasing the over all stamina of the body
Arjuna regulates the hormonal system of the body. It is helpful in maintaining proper stimulation of endocrine glands.
Arjuna regularizes the increased urine frequency, Arjuna removes any infection in the body.
Arjuna is good for skin problems like eczema, itching, rashes scars and serious skin conditions like psoriasis can also be treated with the regular use of Arjuna.
Side Effects of Arjuna :-
Arjuna has no side effects in what so ever.
For precautionary reasons children below 12 years of age and pregnant women should consume Arjuna only under medical supervision.