The bark of arjun tree is useful as an anti-ischemic and cardioprotective agent in hypertension and ischemic heart diseases. It reduces the level of triglycerides and cholesterol and has been reported to enhance the synthesis of LDL-apoprotein (apoB); inhibits the oxidation of LDL and accelerates the turnover of LDL-cholesterol in liver. This enhances the elimination of cholesterol from the body. Arjun is usually available as a single herb or in combination with other herbs like Guggul and Amla for better effect. Arjun also reduces the effects of stress and nervousness on the heart and relieves hypertension (High blood pressure).
Arjuna brings about the lowering of the cholesterol levels, along with lipids and even dilates the blood vessels. It is also used to prevent the further damages to the heart.
Arjuna brings about the elimination of cholesterol by accelerating the turnover of LDL-cholesterol in the liver. It also lowers beta-lipoprotein lipids and the recovery of HDL components in hyperlipidaemic patients. Thus in normal terminology brings about the lowering of cholesterol levels.
Acts as a cardiac stimulant strengthening the heart muscles and maintaining the normal heart functioning.
Arjuna is beneficial in hypertension. Because of its hypolipidemic activity and also the diuretic property it acts against hypertension.
Arjuna is also astringent & haemostatic in action.
Has prostaglandin enhancing and coronary risk modulating properties.
Is extremely beneficial in cardiac disorders as myocardial infraction, angina, coronary artery disease, heart failure, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertension.
In individuals suffering from heart attack though it can not act against enzymes like streptokinase or eurokinase, but its regular use helps in regular and accelerated recovery from heart attack, reduces the chance of further attack to a greater level.
Since there are no such toxicity or side effects so far so it can be used on regular basis for a strong and well functioning heart.
Arjuna can help lower cholesterol as much as 64%.
Arjuna reduces angina episodes much better than nitroglycerin.
Arjuna produces a reverse effect on the hardening of the arteries.
Arjuna possesses diuretic properties.
Arjuna acts as a general tonic for individuals suffering from cirrhosis of liver.
Arjuna also helps to minimize the chronic stress.
Is also useful to cure insomnia.