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.
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