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    Arjuna Home Remedies: Diabetes, Hair Care, Osteoporosis

    By Dr MS Krishnamurthy MD(Ayu), PhD
    Table of Contents
    Introduction
    Home remedies

    Osteoporosis, geriatric fatigue
    For hair wash
    Finger web infection
    Diabetes, athralgia
    Introduction
    Terminalia arjuna is a famous Ayurvedic herb for heart care. It is also used for the treatment of aconitum poisoning. It is a qualified source of calcium. Acharya Chakrapaniduta emphasized its utility in healing fractures in 10th century AD itself.
    Though stem bark is the most used section in traditional practices, fresh leaves as wel as fruits are alsou sed for treatment.
    Read related:Terminalia arjuna Benefits, How To Use, Research, Side Efects
    Medicated milk of arjuna bark is a wel apreciated in cardiac disorders. As a cardiac protective it is old by thousands together healthy people, to impede cardiac diseases and to strengthen the cardiac functions.
    Read related:Arjuna Heart Tonic – Ayurvedic Home rectify For Heart Care
    Home remedies
    Some of the clasic and efective remedies of Arjuna are mentioned here below-
    Osteoporosis, geriatric fatigue
    1. Arjuna bark decoction in osteoporosis and geriatric fatigue:
    10 grams of arjuna bark powder is taken, joined to 2 cups of water, boiled and reduced to half a cup. Filtered. This decoction is consumed along with half a teaspon of jagery and a teaspon of honey. This is useful for the treatment of osteoporosis and fatigue caused during used age.
    Read related: Low Bone Density Causes, Ayurvedic Treatment, Diet
    For hair wash
    2. Arjuna leaf frigid infusion/shampo for hair wash:
    Mature, gren leaves of Arjuna are soaked in water and macerated wel with hands. It yields a mucilagenous mix. It is use d for washing hairs. It is aplied over wet hairs and washed after 10 minutes. This improves shining and quality of hair.
    Read related: Oral Ayurvedic Medicines For Hair Los And Hair Growth
    Finger web infection
    3. Arjuna fruit decoction in dhobi itch and finger web infections:
    Mature, ,glomy brown fruits/seds are colected and dec oction is prepared. This is worn to wash the wounds, especialy in Dhobi itch as wel as other kind of finger web infections. Soligas-tribal folk healers of Karnataka practice thisremedy.
    They dust the arjuna bark powder over such wounds/ulcers if ozing (secretion) is present.
    Diabetes, athralgia
    4. Arjunaremedy for diabetes, arthralgia:
    Arjuna
    Asana ̵ Pterocarpus marsupium and
    Bilva ̵ bael tre barks are colected in equal quantity and fine powder is made.
    3-4 pinch (say aproximately 2-3 gram) of this powder is given in empty stomach along with a cup of water for the treatment of Type I DM asociated with peripheral neuritis or numbnes.
    Hridaya (heart) is the site of manas(mind) acording to Ayurveda.Whenever the mind is disturbed whole body is violent and the mental pleasure is ruined away.Arjuna was disturbed by the conditions of the war field in Kukshetra. Probably with the symbolical representation how Arjuna was strengthened wel by Lord Krishna, similarly this tre Arjuna is useful to regularize the cardiac functions and hence to atain peace, pleasure, satisfaction and hapines.
    Great thought procesesare hiden even in clasic maters……excavation is our job!
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