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What are the health benefits of Shilajit?

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Asked by Joseph Chacko, 16 Nov '12 07:51 pm
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Shilajit is medicine good for arthritis, rheumatism and is said to help in slowing the aging process, mental as well as physical. It is used in many dietary supplements and is believed to be effective in increasing male potency (like viagra).
Answered by Francisco, 16 Nov '12 07:59 pm

 
  
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In a 2004 paper for the California College of Ayurveda, Robert Talbert explains that shilajit has been shown to reduce ulcers in laboratory rats. The anti-ulcerogenic activity in rats suggests shilajit might be an effective treatment for peptic ulcers in humans. Shilajit contains fulvic acid and other substances that protect against ulcers by reducing acid and pepsin secretion. Pepsin is an enzyme in the stomach that splits proteins into smaller pieces in order to facilitate their digestion. Shilajit also increases the stomach's mucus barrier, further protecting against damage by digestive fluids

Talbert also states that shilajit has adaptogenic properties. Adaptogens are substances that help the body fight stress and trauma and help to rejuvenate it. Other adaptogens used in herbal healing arts such as Ayurveda include ginseng and ashwagandha. Talbert cites the "Caraka Samhita," an early Ayurvedic text, as stating that shilajit is effective in rejuvenating the body. The Caraka also ...more
Answered by jafar, 16 Nov '12 08:08 pm

 
  
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At least one can respond to the answerers in past questions made by him either by comment or vote or selecting BA !!!!
Answered by Boss, 16 Nov '12 07:58 pm

 
  
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Shilajit is widely used in preparation of ayurvedic medicines and is regarded as one of the most important ingredient in ayurvedic system of medicine. It is a part famous ayurvedic medicines like chandraprabha vati, arogya vardhani vati, and most important of all Chawanprash. It works as a powerful anti oxidant thereby delaying aging.

Shilajit has been indicated in number of diseases as mentioned below: -

A very good remedy in arthritic conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout and other joint related problems and back pain

Has a very good pain relieving effect in any kind of injury and muscular pain

Due to similar property mentioned above shilajit is said to work as anti-inflammatory substance. It works very similar to as the working of betamethasone a glucocortocoid.
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Answered by anil garg, 16 Nov '12 10:57 pm

 
  
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Really speaking i too used it and did not find anything gr8 in it
Answered by krish, 16 Nov '12 08:58 pm

 
  
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It is useful for senior citizens.
Answered by amitava duttamajumdar, 16 Nov '12 08:07 pm

 
  
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I think it is a natural anti aging herbal medicine.Besides,it acts as a support to other medicines like Albo Sang of DeChane.
Answered by Damodar Biswal, 16 Nov '12 07:59 pm

 
  
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