Terminalia-Arjuna-Arjun
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Terminalia Arjuna, Arjun - Plant

Rs. 329.00
DESCRIPTION
The Terminalia Arjuna grows up to 20–25 meters tall; usually has a buttressed trunk, and forms a wide canopy at the crown, from which branches drop downwards. It has oblong, conical leaves which are green on the top and brown below; smooth, grey bark; it has pale yellow flowers which appear between March and June; its glabrous, 2.5 to 5 cm fibrous woody fruit, divided into five wings, appears between September and November

HOW TO PLANT
  • Prepare the field by digging a hole i.e. twice as wide and deep at the root ball
  • Before planting fill the water in the bud hole and watch how fast it drains
  • Care should be taken at the time of planting water should drain from the dip hole
  • If the water will drain fast the plant will survive some periods of flooding
  • Care should be taken at the time of planting the root ball should be dry, if it is wet the plant will get damage


CARING AND MAINTENANCE OF PLANT

  • Water the trees deeply through the long top root
  • Before watering the plants the top surface of the soil should be dry
  • Continue irrigation for 2 months prior to flowering and then resume once fruits begin to produce
  • Give the nitrogen fertilizers 3-4 times per year


SPECIFICATIONS

Botanical name : Terminalia arjuna
Family : Combretaceae
Location : Outdoor, garden,
Climatic : condition Spring & rainy
Fertilizer : Organic fertilizer

MEDICAL USES

The bark of the tree contains a number of medically active ingredients, including tannins, flavonoids, sterols and triterpenoid saponins, The bark is a cardiac tonic, lowers blood pressure and reduces blood cholesterol levels, Arjuna is a herb where modern research has fully supported its traditional use for treating heart disease, The bark is taken internally to treat a range of heart conditions and seems to work best when blood supply to the heart is poor, as in angina and ischemic heart disease, It is also of value in helping to maintain a steady heartbeat.

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