Written By Admin
Friday, October 14, 2016
Terminalia arjuna grows Up to 80ft tall Arjuna tree covered with tender green leaves & standing in rows on river banks & at the edges of rivulets in dry hilly regions appear as if warriors like Arjun with innumerable weapons are ready for battle to destroy enemies in the guise of diseases. This tree is found in forests, it flowers in summer and bears fruits in winter.
Properties & Chemical Composition:
Its bark contains various types of chemicals. It contains 34% of calcium carbonate and other elements include sodium, magnesium and aluminum. Because of excessive amounts of calcium and sodium, The bark of Terminalia arjuna is excellent remedy for heart diseases. It strengthens the heart muscles and maintains the heart functioning properly. It also improves functioning of cardiac muscle. It is used for the treatment of coronary artery disease, tuberculosis cells, blood disorders eliminates fat, heart failure, edema, angina and hypercholesterolemia.
It strengthens heart muscles which make the heartbeat strong. It contracts arteries and thereby increases the blood weight. This stimulates the heart and also the blood flow through the arteries slow down. Thus the heart is able to pump blood into the body and brings it back to the heart more efficiently. Therefore, the use of this herb is very beneficial for treating heart-related chronic illnesses.
This helps in disorders related to blood and acid peptic disorders.
Medicinal Uses of Terminalia Arjuna:
Terminalia arjuna is extremely useful against myocardial-infraction, angina, coronary artery diseases, heart failure, hypertension and hyper cholesterolemia.
For Heart Disorders:
Regular intake of one glass of tomato juice with One teaspoon of Arjuna bark powder helps normalize heart beat, cures heart pain, anxiety, increased heartbeat and other heart disorders.
In case of heart weakness and in swelling of heart, cook 6-10 gm powder of its bark with jaggery and milk. Strain the milk and give this to the patient. It prevents water of blood lymph from getting into the blood vessels and thus prevents swelling which in turn cures the fatigues and weakness of heart.
Regular use of Terminalia arjuna just after recovering from heart attack reduces the chance of further attack to a great level.
It is beneficial in high blood pressure. In case of swelling of heart due to high blood pressure, this medicine cures even this swelling.
Terminalia arjuna lowers cholesterol by about 64%. Low density lipid (LDL) level comes down by an average of 26%.
Terminalia arjuna reduces angina episodes much better than nitroglycerin. Terminalia arjuna checks the hardening of the arteries.
For Other Health Problems:
Black patches on face / blemishes:
Grind its bark and then mix it with honey and apply this on the face. This helps
Soak its 2 gm bark in water overnight. Next day morning crush it or boil it to prepare the decoction. Give this decoction to the patient. It is beneficial in curing bleeding disorders.
Swelling and Edema:
It affects the kidney and causes excessive Urination. In addition to heart diseases, in case of disorders of water retention in the body or swelling in the body, Arjuna bark has been proven as an effective medicine.
Take equal quantities of powder of bark of Arjuna root and bark of root of Gangrene. Give 2 gm of this powder every morning and evening to the patient followed by milk. It cures the disorders due to acidity.
Boils in mouth:
Mix the powder of its root in sesame oil and use this to gargle. It cures mouth disorders.