Arjuna is one of the most famous herbs known today. It has many effective medicinal uses especially for the heart and circulatory system which make it such a valuable herbal component in the treatment of heart problems in Ayurveda.
As we all know, the reddish bark of the plant is the main useful part. Although other parts of this majestic tree are also used for treatment.
It belongs to Harar family, Combretaceae. The Latin name of the plant is Terminalia arjuna.
Arjuna is a well-known cardiac tonic. It works on the heart and its associated structures like the blood vessels that originate from the heart and supports these to work effectively in coordination.
Arjuna’s special action on the heart helps to fight stress induced heart problems. It also has a very good effect on the insulin hormone which helps the patients of diabetes.