Arjuna (Terminalia Arjuna)
Arjuna (Terminalia Arjuna) the bark of tree constitute saponins, antioxidants and minerals like calcium, magnesium, iron, zinc, etc that aids to improve bone loss and bone mineral density. Since calcium is in higher amounts, it has been used traditionally to strengthen bones and heal fractures.
Studies have shown this herb to have the following actions:-
Osteogenic: Arjuna stimulates osteoblastic activity and inhibits osteoclast differentiation to increase bone formation and reduce bone resorption.
Mineralization: Arjuna bark contains tannins and larger quantity of carbonates of calcium and magnesium that helps in bone mineralization and strengthening.