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  • Arjuna is considered a cardio-protective herb as well as a heart tonic.
  • It strengthens the cardiac muscles thereby improving the blood flow and circulation of the coronary artery.

Arjuna is an Ayurvedic medicine that is extremely good for improving the health of our hearts. Its bark is mostly used in Ayurvedic concoction to boost heart health and also in treating certain heart-related conditions. Arjuna bark contains bioactive compounds like tannins, cardenolide, triterpenoid, ellagic acid, saponins, and gallic acid that have amazing healing properties.

That is why medicines made from this bark are recommended for treating disorders that are caused due to deficiency in vatta, pitta, kapha. Most importantly it is known as a powerful cardiac tonic that improves insulin sensitivity, slows the aging process and promotes digestion.

Good for heart

Arjuna is considered a cardio-protective herb as well as a heart tonic. It strengthens the cardiac muscles thereby improving the blood flow and circulation of the coronary artery. It thus also contributes to preventing ischemic damage to heart muscles. Most health experts advise taking Arjuna decoction with milk which is also known as cardiac tonic.

Keeps blood pressure under control

The bark of Arjuna can lower blood pressure by dilating and relaxing the blood vessels. Thus by helping to maintain blood pressure at a normal level it also contributes to the normal functioning of the heart.

Anti-inflammatory properties

It is loaded with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties and thus protects the heart from the harmful effects caused by toxins. It also helps to slow down the aging process, fight chronic inflammation, and give a boost to the over well-being.

Controls spike in blood sugar

The multiple plant compounds, flavonoids, saponins, and tannins present in the Arjuna bark are effective in managing glucose metabolism thereby controlling the sudden spike in blood sugar levels.

Keeps cholesterol levels under control

The compounds present in Arjuna bark help lower the LDL cholesterol also infamously called bad cholesterols. They also promote the increase of HDL cholesterol or good cholesterol thereby contributing towards boosting the overall health of the heart.

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