Shilajit is a wonder medicine of Ayurveda that has been used for 50+ diseases for 3000+ years. Charaka Samhita and Sushruta Samhita mention that Shilajit can cure every disease and can increase longevity from 100 to 1000 years. Shilajit is considered a Rasayana (rejuvenating) in Ayurveda. It is a mineral that exudes from the rocks of the Himalayas due to the extreme heat of the sun and has the divine healing power of these great mountains.
In ancient Ayurveda, Shilajit is primarily used for diabetes and urinary diseases but also for many other problems. Medical science has conducted numerous clinical researches on humans and animals to understand the properties and effects of Shilajit. There are numerous Shilajit supplements available in the market that make bold claims. We will discuss the uses, benefits, dosage, and side effects of Shilajit based on clinical researches and ancient Ayurveda texts. Our whole motive of this discussion is to know, either Shilajit is effective or it is just a hoax.Continue reading “Shilajit – A Complete Guide”