A cardio tonic. Lowers blood pressure and regularizes blood circulation in the heart.
Arjuna is credited with several therapeutic properties, both in Ayurvedic and Unani Systems. It is considered to be tonic, astringent, cooling and is used in heart diseases, contusions, fractures, ulcers. It is also acrid and credited with styptic, febrifugal and antidysenteric peoperties.
It has been considered by the Ayurvedic physicians as well as by the modern practitioners as a cardiac tonic.