International Journal of Botany Studies

International Journal of Botany Studies


International Journal of Botany Studies
International Journal of Botany Studies
Vol. 7, Issue 3 (2022)

Terminalia arjuna: An indigenous ancient drug for cardio protection


Siddhi Kushare, Swati Patil

Now a days herbal plants are used worldwide for treatment because of the less side effect and cost of treatment is also low. The Terminalia arjuna herbal plant contains various phytoconstituents which used in many acute and chronic disorders since ancient times. Main aim of this paper was to know the various therapeutic aspects of Terminalia arjuna. Terminalia arjuna is recognized as major sources of chemical constituents to treat heart diseases. Cardiovascular diseases on the top which causes majority of death worldwide. These cardiovascular diseases arise mostly due to sedentary lifestyle, food habits, pollution, etc. Terminalia arjuna is also used to treat lipid disorder, diabetes, any type of skin infection, purify blood, reduces vata from body, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, etc. Terminalia arjuna belongs to combretaceae family. It contains arjungenin, phytosterols, luteolin, arjunone, arjunic acid, and ellagic acid these are the major phytoconstituents found in arjuna bark.
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Siddhi Kushare, Swati Patil. Terminalia arjuna: An indigenous ancient drug for cardio protection. International Journal of Botany Studies, Volume 7, Issue 3, 2022, Pages 161-168
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