Arjuna, Terminalia arjuna W. & A., Pentaptera


 

Sanskrit: Arjuna

Ajauána

 

Hindi: Arjun

 

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

 

English :   Arjuna

 

Myrobalan

 

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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