Terminalia Arjuna, Arjun Tree
The Arjun Tree, scientifically named Terminalia arjuna, is a tall, evergreen tree with smooth, grey bark that peels away in thin, horizontal strips. Its leaves are broad and lance-shaped, while its small, fragrant, and pale yellow flowers bloom in clusters. The tree produces woody, cone-like fruits containing seeds. The Arjun Tree is indigenous to the Indian subcontinent, primarily found in regions like India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Myanmar. The Arjun Tree thrives best in its natural environment and is mostly an outdoor tree. It needs a bright, airy environment to flourish.
The Arjuna tree is an Indian medicinal tree. It is also known as Ghawal, Kakubh, and Nadisarj (due to being on the banks of river drains). This tree, also known as Kahua and Saddi, it is a large evergreen.
Medicinal uses :
Traditional Ayurvedic medicine has utilized the calcium salts, magnesium salts, and glucosides found in the bark of the Arjuna tree..