SHILAJIT — A Mineral from the Mountains
Shilajit (शिलाजतु, śilājatu) is a thick, sticky tar-like substance with a colour ranging from white to dark brown (the latter is more common), is found predominately in Himalyas and Tibet mountains.
It has been reported to contain at least 85 minerals. The color range varies from a yellowish brown to pitch-black, depending on composition. For use in Ayurvedic medicine the black variant is considered the most potent. Shilajit has been described as ‘mineral oil’, ‘stone oil’ or ‘rock sweat’, as it seeps from cracks in mountains due mostly to the warmth of the sun. There are many local legends and stories about its origin, use and properties, often wildly exaggerated.
How does it work?
The minerals in shilajit are in ionic form, which means the body can more easily absorb and move them to areas where the minerals are needed for growth and maintenance of cells. In Ayurveda, gold grade shilajit is believed to be a rasayana or rejuvenation substance. It is thought to have the unique ability to bring the essence on any tissue system (dhatu). For example, the essence of muscle (mamsa) is to give shape, the essence of blood (rakta) is to bring life, and the essence of the marrow/nervous system (maja) is to bestow knowledge.
How do I take it?
To consume, simply dissolve in hot, non chlorinated water, tea or warm milk and drink. Alternatively one can dissolve under the tongue or simply swallow a portion if the taste is too unpleasant.
We recommend starting with a rice to pea sized portion, one to three times a day for general well being. Amount can be increased for greater energy and effect.
Benefits of Shilajit for Men’s Health
- Promotes Testosterone Levels naturally
- Enhances Performance — Improves energy level & stamina
- Good for heart
- Good memory
- Encourages healthy aging
Have Shilajit regularly and avoid taking any artificial testosterone boosters, performance enhancers etc.
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