Arjun

Arjun

Supplement Forms/Alternate Names:

Terminalia arjuna, Arjuna

Introduction

Arjun is a tree that commonly grows in South Asia. Its bark has been taken to improve heart health. It can be taken as a pill or powder.

Dosages

500mg, 1 to 2 times daily

What Research Shows

May Be Effective

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Safety Notes

It is likely safe to take arjun in small doses over a short period of time. Not enough studies have been done to say whether it is safe to take for a long period.

Interactions

Talk to your doctor about any supplements or therapy you would like to use. Some can interfere with treatment or make conditions worse.

References

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A1. Maulik SK, Wilson V, et al. Clinical efficacy of water extract of stem bark of Terminalia arjuna (Roxb. Ex DC.) Wight & Arn. in patients of chronic heart failure: a double-blind, randomized controlled trial. Phytomedicine. 2016 Oct 15;23(11):1211-9.

Last reviewed March 2019 by EBSCO NAT Review Board Eric Hurwitz, DC
Last Updated: 3/2/2019

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