Used in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years the bark of the Arjuna tree has been found to improved heart muscle function and strengthen blood vessels. The saponin glycosides contained in Arjuna bark are thought to be responsible for its ability to strengthen contractions of the heart. This valuable heart tonic can be used to help prevent heart disease, and is thought to possess LDL cholesterol reducing and blood pressure reducing properties.
It has also been found to possess anti-viral properties therapeutic in the treatment of herpes virus.
Directions: 1 tsp (1-3g) daily/cup of boiling water. Cover and steep for 20 mins. Alternatively, powder can be added to food. Enjoy 3 times daily.