Tonic, Urinary Rasayana. . .
Shilajit (also spelled as Shilajeet, Silajit, or Shilajatu and known as Asphaltum in English) is mineral pitch used in ayurveda as health supplement. Shilajeet is an exudate and natural substance collected from Himalayans Mountains present between India and Nepal. In ayurveda, Shilajit is a famous RASAYAN DRAVYA (rejuvenative remedy) and aphrodisiac agent. The principle component in Shilajit is fulvic acid, which provides it anti-anxiety, anti-stress and anti-inflammatory properties.
Shilajit is useful in several diseases of brain, nerves, kidneys, bladder, reproductive organs and endocrine glands. Especially, Shilajeet has influence on thyroid gland and improves its functions. Due to this reason, its unique preparation named as Chandraprabha Vati is used in thyroid gland disorders and throat cancer.