Arjuna, Terminalia arjuna W. & A., Pentaptera


Sanskrit: Arjuna



Hindi: Arjun


Latin: Terminalia arjuna W.  & A., Pentaptera glabra; P. angustifolia


English :   Arjuna




Part Used: Bark Energetics: Astrin- gent-cold-pungent VPK= V+ arrhyth- mia


Tissues: Reproductive, plasma, blood Systems: Digestive, circulatory, reproductive Action: Cardiac stimulant, rejuvenative, astringent, hemostatic, alterative


Uses: Best herb for heart disease (prevents and helps in the recovery of), angina, heals heart tis- sue scars after surgery, bile, edema, fractures, con- tusions, broken bones, diarrhea, malabsorption, venereal disease, heals tissues. Externally —ulcers, acne, skin disorders.


Spiritual Uses: May help the spiritual heart


Preparation: Decoction, herbal wine, powder (1/


4-3 tsp.)


Precaution: May aggravate arrhythmia

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