Organic Arjuna Powder, 100g

R 219.00


Ingredients: certified organic Arjuna Bark Powder (Terminalia arjuna)

Terminalia Arjuna, majorly known as Arjun/Arjuna, is traditionally recognized as potential cardioprotective agent for treating various heart disease and conditions like myocardial infraction, angina, coronary artery disease, heart failure, hypercholesterolemia and hypertension. It was historically used by boiling the red bark of its tree in milk (decoction). The bark powder is an ancient Ayurvedic remedy which has been mentioned since Vedic period. Arjuna being a rich source of antioxidants and Zinc, helps in promoting fertility and increasing sperm cells. It aids to increase overall stamina of the body and improve the response of the immune system by increasing or decreasing the antibodies production. It helps in reducing high blood pressure levels, better functioning of liver and strengthens the heart muscles. It is also great ingredient to achieve beautiful flawless skin.

Directions to use: Half spoon  (1 – 3g) of Arjuna powder into boiled water can be taken once a day like your regular cup of tea or added to a smoothie. Another way to include it in your diet is by boiling the powder with equal portions of milk and water on low heat till the water evaporates. Or mix Arjuna Powder and Manjistha powder along with honey, apply on skin and let it sit for 10-15 minutes. Wash with lukewarm water.

About Arjuna:
Arjuna is a deciduous tree (about 20-25m height), abundantly found in India, Ceylon, Myanmar and Sri Lanka. Research shows it contains the following beneficial components: tannins, triterpenoid saponins (arjunic acid, arjunolic acid, arjungenin, arjunglycosides), flavonoids (arjunone, arjunolone, luteolin), gallic acid, ellagic acid, oligomeric proanthocyanidins (OPCs), phytosterols (b-sitosterol), calcium, magnesium, zinc and copper.

Arjina health application include:

  • in fractures and osteoporotic changes in the bones as it promotes healing
  • forskin rashes (Urticaria) and acne
  • as cardiac stimulant – to strengthens the heart muscles and maintains the heart functioning properly
  • help reverse hardening of the arteries
  • assist with recovering from heart attack and reducing the chance of further attacks
  • help lower cholesterol
  • assists with hypertension due to its hypo-lipidemic activity and also the diuretic property
  • astringent & haemostatic
  • as a paste it is used to be applied over eyelids in conjunctivitis
  • useful to treat tuberculous cough and in haemoptysis
  • general tonic and has antipyretic properties.

Disclaimer: This unregistered medicine has not been evaluated by the SAHPRA for its quality, safety or intended use.