- Shilajit is ideal for supporting male fertility, enhancing testosterone level, enhancing
performance and protecting the heart. Additionally it also improves memory functioning, helps Alzheimers
patients, has anti aging properties and helps with altitude sickness. It also helps anaemia patients.
What is Shilajit ?
- Shilajit is a sticky and thick substance which resembles tar. It can range from white to dark brown and is found abundantly
in the Gilgit Baltistan (Pakistan), Altai Mountains, Caucasus mountains, Tibet mountains and the Himalayas. It is an Ayurvedic
medicine and is very beneficial for health because it contains at least 85 minerals in ionic state, humic acids, triterpenes,
etc. It derives its name from the Sanskrit word which means ‘rock conqueror.’
Nutritional Value of Shilajit
- Shilajit is known as mineral wax or mineral pitch in English. It is also called black asphaltum, barahshin, dorobi
and shargai. According to researchers, Shilajit comes under the family of vegetables because of its appearance.
It bears close resembles to a cactus like plant called Euphorbia royleana due to striking similarity in its composition.
Shilajit has biological as well as geological origin and has traces of amino acids and vitamins. It has glycerol and has medicinal properties
Health Benefits of Shilajit
Mentioned below are the best health benefits of Shilajit
Promotes the level of Testosterone naturally
Protects the heart
Supports memory functioning
Promotes healthy aging
Improves the symptoms of alzheimer’s disease
Helps with Anaemia
Uses of Shilajit
Shilajit is helpful in fighting external and internal stress. It also regenerates tired cells, thus acting as an anti aging agent. It battles fatigue, is a brain detoxifier, improves mental health disorders, improves sexual performance and pleasure, balances blood sugar levels, increases intelligence levels and absorbs vital nutrients.
Side-Effects & Allergies of Shilajit
The side effects of Shilajit are quite rare, but it can occur at times. Prolonged or excessive use of Shilajit might cause several allergic reactions. It can also result to itchiness, increased heart rate, dizziness and nausea. Taking high doses of Shilajit can also increase the level of uric acid in your body which can prove fatal. Therefore, Shilajit should be used under the prescription and guidance of a doctor.