Arjuna Herb Benefits

Benefits of Arjuna Herb

Other names of Arjuna Herb - Terminalia arjuna, Arjun

Heart : Angina, congestive heart failure, cardiac arrhythmia, hypertension have all showed signs of improvement in human clinical trials. Arjuna has also been shown to reduce total cholesterol and triglyceride levels. It reduces inflam-mation (P) and congestion (K) that can damage the heart. Used to treat emotional disturbance and ‘broken heart’. It strengthens the muscles of the heart as well as toning the capillaries and improving flexibility, which helps to prevent high blood pressure. It helps to balance the movement of vyana vayu in the heart and regulate circulation.

Lungs : Its affinity for the chest directs arjuna to the lungs and can help alleviate productive coughs with copious mucus in bronchitis and asthma due to excess kapha. It can also treat haemoptysis from high pitta.

Liver Cirrhosis : It improves liver function and inflammation.

Skin : Useful as an alterative for clearing the skin of pitta inflammations; acne, acne rosacea, pruritus and urticaria.

Tissue : Its wound healing ability is demonstrated in post-trauma healing of scars, post-operative recovery and repairing fractures. A paste or tincture applied externally can rapidly hasten healing. It is used internally and externally for healing diabetic ulcers.

Reproductive tissues : Its astringency prevents premature ejaculation and uterine bleeding.