Aruna bark has numerous health benefits. It is an astringent, cooling, aphrodisiac, demulcent, cardiotonic, styptic, antidysenteric, urinary astringent, expectorant, and tonic.
How to use Arjuna bark
Arjuna bark is useful as a cardiac tonic and a preparation called” Arjuna Ksheera Paka” is repeatedly used with encouraging results in the Ayurvedic medical field. How to prepare it.
Take two teaspoons of Arjuna bark powder and add one glass of milk diluted with four glasses of water. Boil this preparation down to a glass. Make this in two doses every day to keep your heart fit and ward off problems of angina, cholesterol, and high blood pressure.
Make a decoction of the Arjuna bark powder and wash wounds with it. This aids the healing process and speeds normalization of skin.
Take one teaspoon of the powder of the bark every day to facilitate quick healing of bone tissue in fractures.
Taking a decoction of the bark everyday is very useful in diabetes as the tannins contained in the bark tone the endocrine system.
In spotty and discolored skin, make a face pack of the Arjuna bark powder and milk and use everyday to lighten spots and patches.
Modern study reports
1. It has been discovered that Arjuna bark powder in doses of 20mg/ 100mg of body weight brings about a significant reduction in plasma cholesterol.
2. Another study has confirmed that Arjuna alleviates angina pain in ischaemic heart disease patients and patients with rhythm disturbances,
3. The drug also appears to modify known coronary risk factors such as body weight blood pressure, blood sugar, and catecholamines.