Arjuna is a thick, tall soft bark deciduous tree from the family Combretaceae. Arjuna powder is made from the bark of Terminaliaarjuna and are mainly used for therapeutic usage. It is rich in glycosides, flavones, tannins, oligomericproanthocyanidins and minerals including calcium, magnesium, zinc and copper.
Botanical name: Terminalia Arjuna. Common name: kumbuk/ maddi/ marudha.
Arjuna Bark possesses cardio protective and cardio-strengthening properties. It strengthens cardiac muscle and normalizes the increased pulse rate. Also, it improves blood circulation to the heart tissue and lowers LDL levels, triglycerides and cholesterol levels.
By circulating the blood properly, Arjuna powder decreases the chance of clot formation & supports healthy heart functioning.
Arjuna Bark enhances overall energy levels, stamina, immunity, and cellular health.
The anti-ulcerative property of Arjuna powder inhibits the occurrence of gastric ulcers and gastritis. It fights against the harmful bacteria and prevents the damage to the gastric mucosa.
Arjuna powder also reduces the effects of stress and nervousness and therefore maintains the healthy cellular health.
High dosages could cause liver harm.
May cause a feeling of fatigue.
Consult a doctor before use.
Can create flatulence & constipation.
Excessive usage may hinder the functioning of thyroid gland.
Keep out of reach of children.
This article is meant only for the use of education and information. It is not in any way recommended for substituting prescription drugs or expert medical guidance. We are not professionals in healthcare and this information is shared purely based on the interest of spreading the fragrance of Ayurvedic healing, the world’s oldest medical system on earth. Talk with your Ayurvedic practitioner/ healthcare expert before selecting the most suitable herbal powder for your prakriti or unique individual constitution and state of health.