Arjuna has been used in India's medicinal system for centuries and is one of the most important herbs for cardiovascular health. Its principle constituents are Arjunolic acid, ßsitosterol, Ellagic acid and Triterpenoid saponin.
Recent science supports Arjuna's ability to help the function of the heart muscle, healthy lipoprotein balance and supports healthy blood flow. Arjuna is highly recommended by Ayurveda Physicians as a heart tonic for maintaining a healthy heart. Arjuna supports to reduce the effects of stress and nervousness. Arjuna helps to regulate Blood pressure and promotes healthy cardiac functioning. Arjuna has demonstrated antioxidant activities comparable to Vitamin E. Arjuna is helpful as an anti-ischemic and cardio protective agent in hypertension and ischemic heart disease, especially in disturbed cardiac rhythm, angina and myocardial infarction. It has a diuretic and a general tonic effect in case of cirrhosis of liver.