SHILAJIT :: Some Interesting Facts To Know
It’s Botanical Name Is " Asphaltum ". Shilajit Name Is Derived From Sanskrit Word " Shilajatu " Which Means “Destroyer Of Weakness And Conquerer Of Mountains”. As Name Suggest It Is Nature’s Gift To Mankind. Shilajit Isthick, Sticky Gum Resin With Colour Ranging From White To Dark Brown, Found Predominantly In Himalayan Terrain, Karakuram, Tibet Mountains, Caucasus Mountains, Altai Mountains And Mountains Of Gilgit Baltistan.It Is Formed By Compression Of Humus, Plants And Organic Matter Over Thousands Of Years. In Winters Shilajit Would Remain Frozen In The Rocks And During Summers It Ooze Out As Gummy Resin From Cracks In The Rocks.
Shilajit Is Loaded With 85 Types Of Minerals And Nutrients. It’s Main Component Is Fulvic Acid. Fulvic Acid Is Often Called “Nature’s Miracle Molecule”. It Serves As Indespensable Vehicle For Carrying Vitamins And Other Nutrients To Proper Places In Our Body. Apart From Fulvic Acid It Also Contains Minerals Like Magnesium, Potassium,Iron,Copper, Zinc, Silver, Chromium, Dibenzo-Alpha Pyrones, Strontium Etc.
There Are Unlimited Number Of Benefits, Will Try To Cover All Of Them.
- Removes Pollutants & Toxins : In Today’s World Of Pollutants And Toxins This Is Wonder Drug Which Eliminates Harmful Toxins, Heavy Metals and Many Other Pollutants Such As Pesticides From Body With The Help Of Its Chief Component Fulvic Acid.
- Improve Endurance : It Improves Energy Level By Helping Cells Remain Active During Period Of Stress, Loss Of Sleep And Unbalanced Diet. It Also Possess Anti Sress And Anti Anxiety Properties.
- Muscle Adaptation : Shilajit Reported To Exhibit Adaptogenic and Potent Anabolic Properties By Acting On Mitochondrial Level Of Cells, Treat Disorders Including Muscle and Tendon Injuries.
- Enhance Testosterone Production : You Have Good Reason To Be Suspicious Of Any Supplement That Claims To Improve Testosterone Levels. Most Have Little Scientific Backing, But Ther Is Study Supporting Fulvic Acid’s Potential To Help Increase Sperm Count, Sperm Quality and Increase Testosterone Level.
- Its Anti Inflammatory Property Helps In Arthritis Alongwith Other Drugs.
- Nutrient Absorption : Fulvic Acid Acts To Enhance The Permeability Of Cell Walls Allowing Assimilation Of Large Amount Of Nutrients From Our Diet.
- Lower Blood Sugar Level
- Improves Gut Health
- Protect Heart And Normals Blood Pressure
- Support Healthy Urinary Tract Function.
- Helpful In Irregular Mensrual Cycles And Strengthening Uterus.
Side Effects Of Shilajit ::-
Normally It Doesn’t Have Any Side Effects But In Large Quantity It Can Cause Hot Flushes. Obviously It’s Important That You Speak With Ayurvedic Specialist Or Trained Medical Professional Before Taking Shilajit.
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