Nutritional Food Products Logo
Food Products
Home Products Guarantee
Order Status FAQ Contact

Arjuna Purchase & Information

Alternative Names

Amandier Tropical, Amandier Indien, Arjuna, Arjan des Indes, Axjun Argun, Badamier Géant, Badamier, Bahera, Baheda, Bala Harade, Bahira, Behada, Balera, Belleric Myrobalan, Belliric Myrobalan, Beleric Myrobalan, Bibhitak, , Bihara Bhibitaki, Bibitaki, Chebulic Myrobalan, Carambole Marron, Harada, Harad, Hara, He Zi , Haritaki, Hirala, Indian almond, Karshaphala, Kalidruma, Myrobolan Bellirique, Myrobalan, Myrobolan Chébule, Vibhitaki

Scientific Name

Terminalia Arjuna

Why Do People Use Arjuna?

Arjuna powder is used for the treatment of numerous disorders of cardiovascular system including angina pectoris, ischemic heart diseases, hyperlipidemia and hypertension. It is additionally utilized orally for ear infections, dysentery, urogenital and venereal diseases. Terminalia Arjuna (Arjuna) is utilized for relieving the problems of digestive system including both constipation and diarrhea, hyperlipidemia and indigestion. Arjuna powder has also been utilized for the treatment of HIV. Terminalia Arjuna is furthermore utilized orally as a relief in respiratory conditions, upper respiratory tract diseases, sore throat and cough. Moreover, it is also used as a hepatoprotective agent. Arjuna is utilized as a moisturizer for sore eyes. Arjuna powder is also utilized as a gargle and mouthwash. Terminalia Arjuna is utilized intravaginally as a douche for curing vaginitis. Terminalia bellerica has been long utilized in Ayurvedic medicine as a "health harmonizer", especially when used in combination with Emblica officinalis and Terminalia chebula. This mixture is utilized for preventing necrosis of cardiac tissue and to lower cholesterol. In customary Ayurvedic drugs, Arjuna powder has been utilized to adjust the 3 humors i.e., kapha, vata and pitta. Terminalia Arjuna has also been utilized for the treatment of scorpion stings, bile duct diseases, asthma and poisonings.

Is It Safe To Use?

Possibly safe - Arjuna powder is safe as long as it is consumed orally for a short period of time. Most of the studies have utilized the powdered bark of Terminalia Arjuna safely in patients of cardiac failure in trials lasting 3-28 weeks. However, due to the potential cardiovascular effects, patients should avoid self-medicating this mixture. The long term safety of Arjuna is largely unknown and needs to be determined. There is insufficient reliable information to determine the long term safety of Terminalia Arjuna. Possibly Unsafe During Pregnancy - The oral consumption of Arjuna powder is likely unsafe during pregnancy. Therefore, use of Terminalia Arjuna should be avoided in this condition. There is lack of information to determine the safety of use of Arjuna in child bearing females.

How Effective Is Arjuna?

Effective for Angina - Angina following an attack of myocardial infarction can be effectively treated by the use of Arjuna powder. In clinical trials, patients of postmyocardial infraction with angina taking Terminalia Arjuna suffered less symptoms of angina, showed enhanced left ventricular ejection fraction and underwent decrease in the left ventricular mass as compare to patients getting the standard therapy alone. Congestive heart disappointment (CHF) - Patients who have suffered congestive heart failure are greatly benefitted by the use of Arjuna powder. In a clinical trial, patients with serious, refractory congestive heart failure showed noteworthy enhancement in left ventricular function and decrement of symptoms right after two weeks of treatment. At present, there is lack of sufficient data to determine the effectiveness of Arjuna for patients with CHF. So, rigorous large scale studies should be conducted to determine the exact effects of Terminalia Arjuna on CHF.

How Arjuna Works?

There are three types of Arjuna that are of therapeutic interest: Terminalia chebula ,Terminalia bellerica and Terminalia arjuna. The Terminalia Arjuna’s applicable part is its bark. The bark consists of several dynamic constituents including ethyl gallate, Terminalia Arjuna gallic acid and the flavone luteolin. Anticancer properties may be present in Luteolin. The bark of Terminalia Arjuna is very useful for the treatment of cardiovascular conditions, the mechanism of which is still un-known. Arjuna powder is also known for decreasing the levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and serum cholesterol. It also has antihypertensive effects and serves as a cardiovascular stimulant. However, studies showing antihypertensive effects of Arjuna powder are lacking and conflicting. The applicable part of Terminalia chebula and Terminalia bellerica is the fruits. These species have been well known to enhance lipid profiles, however to a lesser extent than Terminalia Arjuna. Terminalia chebula is relatively more effective in lowering lipids as compared to Terminalia bellerica. Astringent properties of Terminalia chebula and Terminalia bellerica are ascribed to their effects on indigestion and bowel irregularity. These species also contain gallic acid, which is consider to have hepatoprotective properties. Ethanolic concentrate of Terminalia chebula containing ethyl ester and gallic acid may inhibit the growth of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Terminalia chebula may likewise have reaction against herpes simplex I, cytomegalovirus (CMV), Salmonella sp., Streptococcus mutans, retroviral opposite transcriptase and Shigella. Both Terminalia chebula and Terminalia bellerica may have action against HIV. Chebulagic acid and gallic acid in Terminalia chebula may have immunosuppressive impacts for cytotoxic T lymphocytes.

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Arjuna?

For human perspective, no side effects have been reported yet. In studies of animals, Terminalia chebula has caused renal lesions and hepatic failure in some cases.

How Arjuna Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?

Not known.

How Arjuna Interacts With Drugs?

Not known.

How Arjuna Interacts With Foods?

Not known.

How Arjuna Interacts With Lab Tests?

Not known.

How Arjuna Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

Not known.

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Arjuna?

For enhancing function of left ventricle, treating postmyocardial infarction angina (as an adjuvant therapy), a powdered bark dosage of 500 mg consumed at regular intervals of every eight hours has been used.


The Terminalia Arjuna’s bark has been utilized in India for more than 3000 years, fundamentally as a heart cure. An Indian doctor named Vagbhata has been attributed as the first who used this herb for purpose of heart conditions in the 7th century. The research on Terminalia is on-going since the 1930s, yet pharmacological studies have given unclear results. The part Arjuna powder plays in the treatment of heart diseases is still vague.

General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.

Specification Sheets

Arjuna Powder


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Join us on Facebook Join us on Google+ Join us on Linkedin Join us on Twitter

Ordering toll free number


Merchant Services