Divya Arjun Kwath Health Benefits and Medicinal Uses

Divya Arjun Kwath ayurvedic medicine's benefits for treating cardiac diseases, controlling blood pressure. This can be taken as heart tonic also.

Patanjali Divya Arjun Kwath is Ayurvedic medicine from Swami Ramdev’s Divya Pharmacy. It contains bark of Arjun tree and used in management of cardiovascular ailments.

The bark of Arjun tree possesses cardio protective, antioxidant, cholesterol lowering and antibacterial activities. Arjuna is divine tree full of medicinal properties to cure cardiovascular diseases by controlling cholesterol and blood pressure. Arjuna tree bark is main ingredient of this medicine.

Arjun bark reduce total cholesterol and triglyceride levels, inflammation and congestion. It also helps in emotional disturbance. Arjuna improves liver function and reduces the inflammation of liver. Due to astringent action of Arjuna Bark, it is also useful in preventing premature ejaculation and uterine bleeding.

Here is given more about this medicine, such as benefits, indication/therapeutic uses, composition and dosage.

  • Manufacturer: Patanjali
  • Reference Text: Bhav Prakasha
  • Synonyms: Arjun Kadha, Arjun ki Chaal, Arjun BArk Powder Decoction
  • Availability:  Online and at medical stores
  • Type of medicine: Classical Medicine
  • Main Indication: Heart diseases
  • Dosha Effect: Tridosha Balancing
  • Dhatu (tissue): Plasma, blood, bone, reproductive
  • Srotas (channel): Circulatory, reproductive
  • MRP/Price: 100 gram @ Rs. 14

Divya Arjun Kwath Composition

Ingredients present in this formulation are given below:

Bark of Arjun tree

Know the ingredients

Latin name of Arjun tree is Terminalia arjuna. This medicinal tree is native to India and used since time immemorial to treat cardiovascular disorders including angina pectoris, congestive heart failure, left ventricular mass and hyperlipidaemia, coronary artery disease, hypertension, hypercholesterolaemia and dropsy. For medicinal purpose the bark of tree is used. The main constituents of the bark are triterpenoid saponins, arjunic acid, arjunolic acid, arjungenin, arjun glycosides, high levels of flavonoids (arjunone, arjunolone, luteolin and quercetin), polyphenols (gallic acid, ellagic acid) and oligomeric proanthocyanidins.

The bark of Arjun is astringent, sweet, acrid, cooling, aphrodisiac, urinary astringent, and expectorant. It is a cardiotonic and improves blood supply to heart. It is also in ulcer treatment, fractures, cirrhosis of liver, ischaemic heart disease, and hypertension. It may also affect thyroid function, and helps in both hyper or hypo activity.

Clinical studies also confirm the benefits of Arjuna for heart. In a controlled clinical study 12 patients with severe refractory congestive heart failure (class IV NYHA) received an extract (500 mg every 8 hours) from the bark of Terminalia arjuna or placebo for 2 weeks. Those receiving the medicinal plant experienced, according to echocardiographic evaluation, statistically significant improvements in several parameters of cardiac function, such as end-systolic volume and left ventricular ejection fraction. Another study done on animal exhibited, various extracts caused lowered blood pressure, bradycardia and positively inotropic effects in animal experiments.

Ayurvedic Action / Karma of Divya Arjun Kwath

  • Hridaya: Tonic effect on the heart.
  • Medohara: Reduces fat tissue.
  • Mutravirechana: Diuretic
  • Pramehaghna Urinary disorders, diabetic problems.
  • Raktashodhan: Purifies excess pitta from the blood.
  • Vajikarana: Aphrodisiac
  • Varnya: Ulcer healing, diabetic ulcers.

Biomedical Action of Divya Arjun Kwath

  • Anticoagulants/antiplatelet: Platelet reducing.
  • Anti-inflammatory: Reducing inflammation by acting on body mechanisms.
  • Anti-obesity: Reducing or controlling obesity.
  • Antioxidant: Neutralize the oxidant effect of free radicals and other substances.
  • Cardiac: Related to heart.
  • Cardioprotective: Protects heart.
  • Diuretic: Promoting excretion of urine/agent that increases the amount of urine excreted.
  • Hypolipidemic: Lowers lipid level in blood.

Divya Arjun Kwath Health Benefits

  • Arjuna can be taken as a tonic and also along with allopathic medicines.
  • Arjuna is especially effective when cardiac disease is with edema.
  • It Gives relief from frequent angina pain.
  • It has high amount of calcium salts and this helps in case of bone fractures.
  • It helps to regulates heartbeat.
  • It helps in uneasiness and palpitation.
  • It helps to lower high cholesterol level.
  • It helps to prevent arterial clogging, reduces blood clots, reverses hardening of the blood vessels.
  • It increases circulation.
  • It is a cardio protective and cardio-tonic.
  • It is useful in all types of heart disorders.
  • It lowers the blood pressure in hypertension. But it does not mean it will also reduce blood pressure in normal blood pressure person. In normotensive person it has no effect.
  • It nourishes heart muscle.
  • It stimulates the heart.

Divya Arjun Kwath Therapeutic Uses

Arjun Kwath is indicated in management of angina, congestive heart failure, cardiac arrhythmia, hypertension and other condtion of heart.

  • Angina
  • Antioxidant
  • As a heart tonic
  • Blockage in arteries
  • Blood clots
  • Cardiac diseases
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Heart Diseases
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart tonic
  • Heaviness in the chest
  • High blood pressure / hypertension
  • High cholesterol level
  • Palpitation of heart
  • Weakness of heart

Divya Arjun Kwath Dosage

  • Put 5 gm of Kwath in water (400 ml).
  • Cook till water reduces to 100 ml. Filter the decoction.
  • It should be taken twice a day, in the morning and evening.
  • Take above prepared decoction before meals.
  • Or take as directed by doctor.

Suggestions

  • Effectivity of herbal medicine depends on many factors. A medicine suitable for one person may not essentially give same result in another person.
  • Exact dose depends on the age, strength, digestive power of the patient, the nature of the illness, the state of the viscera and humours, and the properties of individual drugs.
  • Do check the list of ingredients and their contraindications to avoid any side effects.
  • While taking the medicine it is highly recommended to monitor the blood pressure frequently. In case the blood pressure is not maintained, you must consult doctor.
  • If symptoms do not improve or worsen, consult doctor.

Contraindications

  • Specific contraindications have not been identified.
  • Avoid in pregnancy and constipation.

Drug Interactions

  • No drug–herb interactions are known.
  • Please maintain a gap of at least an hour between intake of any allopathic drug and Ayurvedic medicine to avoid drug interaction, if any.
  • Do not use many different medicines for the treatments of same disease.

Side-effects of Divya Arjun Kwath

  • There are no serious harmful side-effects.
  • It is drying in nature.
  • Arjun has anti-obesity properties and this helps in reducing weight.

Warnings

  • Do check the list of ingredients and their contraindications to avoid any side effects.
  • Do not use any medicine during pregnancy without consulting doctor.

Storage

  • Store in a cool and dry place in tightly closed containers, protected from light and moisture.
  • Keep away from the sight and reach of children.

FAQs About Divya Arjun Kwath

Is it safe to take Divya Arjun Kwath?

Yes, it is safe to take Divya Arjun Kwath in recommended dosage.

What is the Chief Indication of Divya Arjun Kwath?

Heart diseases.

What is Effect on Vata-Pitta or Kapha?

  • Pitta Reducing.
  • Kapha Reducing.

Does it contain non-herbal ingredients?

No.

How long can I take this medicine?

It is safe medicine and can be taken for long months.

What is the Best time to take Divya Arjun Kwath?

It should be taken before meal. Try to take at same time daily.

Is Divya Arjun Kwath a habit-forming medicine?

No.

Is it safe to drive while taking Divya Arjun Kwath?

Yes.

Can I take it during periods?

It can be taken. Avoid during periods, if you feel any effect on bleeding pattern.

Can I take it during pregnancy?

Better to consult doctor.

Can a diabetic person take it?

Yes.

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