Shilajit is one of the main and important medicen used in Ayurveda. It has been reported to contain at least 85 minerals in ionic form, The primary active ingredients in Shilajit are Fulvic Acids, Dibenzo Alpha Pyrones, Humins, Humic Acids, trace minerals, vitamins A, B, C and P (citrines), phospholipids and polyphenol complexes, terpentoids. Also, present are microelements (cobalt, nickel, copper, zinc, manganese, chrome, iron, magnesium and other). Shilajit comes from the Sanskrit compound word shilajatu meaning "rock-invincible", which is the regular Ayurveda term. It is also spelled shilajeet.
Shilajit is known universally by various other names,such as mineral pitch or mineral wax in English, black asphaltum, Asphaltum punjabianum in Latin, also locally as shargai, dorobi, barahshin, baragshun (Mongolian), mumlai(Farsi), brag zhun (Tibetan), chao-tong, wu ling zhi (Chinese, which generally refers to the excrement of flying squirrels), baad-a-ghee (Wakhi for "devil's feces"), and arkhar-tash (Kyrgyz: ?????-???). The most widely used name in the former Soviet Union is mumiyo (Russian:), a word of Greek origin,whic h is variably transliterated as mumijo, mumio, momia, and moomiyo.
Attributed Medicinal Properties:-
1) Enlarge Prostate.
2) Urinary problems.
3) Increase sex drive.
10) Sickness, lethargy,
11) Depression (Anti-Stress)
12) Anti-Aging.(Both Mental and Physical)
13) Memory Enhancer.
14) Dispels pain
17) Nootropic effect