Himalaya Arjuna 60 capsules
(Arjuna treating Asthma, Hypertension
and Kidney Stones)
Arjuna (Terminalia Arjuna) extracts have been widely used in Ayurvedic medicine.
The bark of the tree has been used for several centuries for treating cardiovascular
ailments. It has a host of other therapeutic benefits including treating asthma,
hypertension and kidney stones.
In the Health Sciences Institute newsletter, a network of medical experts, ‘Once in
a blue moon, we uncover a supplement (Arjuna) that does so many things well; it
is hard even for us to believe it is real.’ The article goes on to mention that many
clinical studies that have been conducted on Arjuna, have confirmed its numerous
therapeutic cardiac benefits. The Health Sciences Institute article mentions that
the product from Himalaya is the only chromatographically fingerprinted Arjuna
Arjuna, a deciduous riparian tree native to India, can grow up to a height of
27 meters. The tree is also found in Myanmar and Sri Lanka.
The bark contains phenolic constituents (arjunolic acid and terminic acid),
glycosides (arjunetin and arjunosides I–IV), flavones, tannins, oligomeric
proanthocyanidins and b-sitosterol. Casuarinin, a hydrolyzable tannin isolated
from the bark, exhibits antiherpes virus activity by inhibiting viral attachment and
penetration. The ethanolic extracts present in Arjuna have exhibited properties
that help heal wounds.
Cardio-protective: The extract of Arjuna bark exerts a positive inotropic and
hypotensive effect, increases the coronary artery flow and protects the myocardium
against ischemic damage.
Antioxidant: Arjuna contains several substances that have a very strong antioxidant
Antihypertensive: Arjuna bark also has mild diuretic properties, reduces clot
formation, enhances prostaglandin E(2) levels and lowers blood lipid levels which
contribute towards the management of hypertension.
As an adjuvant in ischemic heart disease
Hypertriglyceridemia (high triglyceride levels in the blood)
Mild to moderate hypertension
As a preventive medicine to patients susceptible to ischemic heart disease
One capsule, twice a day or as directed by your physician
Each capsule contains 250mg extract of Arjuna
Note: Since Himalaya’s Pure Herbs are in capsule form, some children below
14 years may find it difficult to swallow them. For this reason, Pure Herbs are
recommended for children ages 14 and above.
The information on this page is not intended to be a substitute for professional
medical advice. Do not use this information to diagnose or treat your problem
without consulting your doctor.
Last Updated @ 1/24/2018 6:16:56 PM