Arjuna is a large, evergreen tree, with a spreading crown and drooping branches. Grows up to 25 m height, and the bark is grey and smooth. Leaves are sub-opposite, 5-14 × 2-4.5 cm in size, oblong or elliptic oblong. Flowers small, white, and occur on long hanging recemes. Fruit is 2.3-3.5 cm long, fibrous woody, glabrous and has five hard wings, striated with numerous curved veins. Flowering time of the tree is April-July, in Indian conditions.
Cures Fever, Bronchial Asthma, Cardiac diseases, Diarrhoea, Diabetes, Ulcer, Leucorrhoea and Stomach ache.
|Botanical Name||Common Name||Hindi||Malayalam|
|Terminalia Arjuna||Arjun Tree Bark||अर्जुन / काहु / कहुआ / Arjuna/ Kahu/ Kahua||നീർമരുത് / NeerMaruthu|