Author(s): Sheetal Yadav, Sulochana Kaushik, Sunil Kumar Chhikara, Sandeep Singh, Jaya Parkash Yadav, Samander Kaushik


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00989   

Address: Sheetal Yadav1, Sulochana Kaushik2, Sunil Kumar Chhikara3, Sandeep Singh4, Jaya Parkash Yadav2, Samander Kaushik1*
1Centre for Biotechnology, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak (Hr), India.
2Department of Genetics, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak (Hr), India.
3University Institute of Engineering and Technology (UIET), MDU, Rohtak, India.
4Department of Biochemistry, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak (Hr), India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 15,      Issue - 12,     Year - 2022

It is believed from ancient times that more than 80-85% of drugs used to treat harmful diseases are obtained from plants. Synthetic medicines are increasing presently, but they have a lot of side effects and are costly. Therefore, people are looking towards medicinal plants. The present review is on Terminalia arjuna, popularly known as the Arjun tree or 'God of Heart' due to its high utility in treating the heart. The morphology, phytochemicals, and biogenic properties of the T. arjuna are explained. It contains tannins, flavonoids, terpenoids secondary metabolites, which show therapeutic potential. T. arjuna has antimutagenic, cardioprotective, hyper-cholesterolaemic, hypolipidemic, anticoagulant, antithrombotic, antiviral, antimalarial, antioxidant, antifungal, and antibacterial properties.

Cite this article:
Sheetal Yadav, Sulochana Kaushik, Sunil Kumar Chhikara, Sandeep Singh, Jaya Parkash Yadav, Samander Kaushik. Terminalia arjuna (Arjun Tree): A Sacred plant with high Medicinal and Therapeutic Potential. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology 2022; 15(12):5859-7. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00989

Sheetal Yadav, Sulochana Kaushik, Sunil Kumar Chhikara, Sandeep Singh, Jaya Parkash Yadav, Samander Kaushik. Terminalia arjuna (Arjun Tree): A Sacred plant with high Medicinal and Therapeutic Potential. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology 2022; 15(12):5859-7. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00989   Available on:

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