Thursday, October 25, 2012

THE NATURAL HEART TONIC ARJUNA

                                            ARJUNA

Arjuna is one the golden herb used for heart related problems 
as we look in to the herbs origin it a dense tree which grows to height of 20-70 meters and it has long comical round leaves 
the bark which give milky secretion when cut which is medicinal in character 
the bark is for medicinal use in several ayurvedic preparations 
the tree is named as NADISARJJA  the ayurvedic vaidyas use this herb for several heart ailments   

chakaradatta on the indian ayruvedic physician described it as heart tonic and skin purifier

he recommended the use of this kashya or decoction/concoction 
with milk helps in several heart ailments 
arjuna is indigenous to india   

the contains the elements of calcium small quantities of manganese and aluminum, and tannins 
the medical ingrediants are ARJININE, LACOTONE,ARJUNETIN, ESSENTIAL OIL SUGARS AND COLORING PIGMENT 

  1. arjuna is cardiac tonic 
  2. it has cooling properties 
  3. it arrests excess secretions
  4. or stops excess of bleeding 
  5. it enhances healing of wounds 
  6. it stimulates and tones the heart muscles 
  7. it is good for asthma aptietn 
  8. the bark if given with milk helps in calcium absorptions 
  9. it reduces the gastric irritation           

   

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