In Ayurvedic medicine Arjuna is known to be the foremost rejuvenative for the heart. It helps to strengthen and tone the circulatory system and promotes proper function of the heart muscles. Due to it's strengthening and toning actions Arjuna may help maintain healthy blood pressure which is already within the normal range. It has also been used to help maintain healthy cholesterol levels and reduce fat. Arjuna is traditionally used to promote emotional balance for those experiencing grief and sadness. It is said to mend a "broken heart" and to impart courage and strengthen the will.
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- Rasa (taste): astringent, bitter
- Virya (action): cooling
- Vipaka (post-digestive effect): pungent
- Doshas (constitutions): Balancing for pitta and kapha, may increase vata in excess