alterative, astringent, cardiac stimulant, hemostatic,
rejuvenative, tonic and lithontriptic.
The bark is used to heal
wounds. It is also used in heart-disease, contusions, and fractures. Juice
of leaves used in ear-aches.
Best herb for heart disease (prevents and helps in the recovery of), angina and heals heart tissue scars after
Also useful for bile, edema, fractures,
broken bones, diarrhea, malabsorption, and venereal disease. External
treatment for ulcers, acne, skin disorders.
Arjuna bark is used in the
form of decoction (1 in 10) in doses of half to one ounce in hemorrhages and other fluxes. also in
diarrhea, dysentery and sprue. It is also useful in bilious affections ,and as an antidote to poisons.
It is used as a remedy for scorpion-sting.
For Heart Diseases
Arjuna Heart Tonic
is a decoction is highly recommended by Ayurveda physicians in heart diseases complicated with endocarditis, mitral regurgitation, pericarditis, angina,
etc. It is prescribed for all sorts of conditions of cardiac failure and dropsy.
The tonic made from bark is believed to have a stimulant effect on the heart.
For Fractures and Wound
For treatment of
Combine pulverized Arjuna bark with equal quantity of pulverized red sandalwood, sugar and rice water.
Take this internally.
For ulcers, sores, and
Arjuna leaves are used for covering ulcers and sores externally. An ointment prepared
with Arjuna bark and honey is useful in acne.
For spematorrhoea and in
Prepare a decoction from Arjuna bark and white sandalwood. Take this
is for treating spematorrhoea and gonorrhea.
Soak powdered Arjuna bark in the leaf-juice of Adhatoda vasika. Dry.
Repeat this process seven times. Add honey, sugar-candy and cow's ghee.
Mix well. Take this for phthisis. It stops the blood in the sputum and clears up the sores and cures