Arjuna Bark comes from the Terminalia arjuna tree, a large hardwood tree commonly found in India and other tropical climates. It also goes by the common names of White Marudah and Koha. The bark is grey in color and smooth. Arjuna Bark is used in Ayurvedic medicine traditions.
Used medicinally in Ayurveda for the purposes of cardiovascular health pertaining to the heart itself and for regulating blood pressure. It has a large variety of bioactives, with the water extract showing promise at improving left ventricle function of the heart without any observable toxicity of side effects.
There are numerous human studies conducted on Arjuna bark, although many of them are low in sample size. Nevertheless, the water extract appears to be effective in improving cardiac function in persons who have recently undergone cardiac trauma or injury; Myocardial Infarction is the most commonly researched ailment in this regard. Arjuna showed benefit in improving left ventricle function in an exercise test and the benefits may affect a person regardless of health state.
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HYPERTENSION, ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION, CARDIAC TONIC, PERICARDITIS, ANGINA, HEART DISEASE, TACHYCARDIA