“Shilajit is an ayurvedic drug with a long history of human use and has been used in nervous, diabetic, urinary, immune, cardiac, and digestive disorders, and is also used as a performance enhancer.[14–18] Traditionally, it has been recommended for the cure of almost all kinds of human diseases. Ancient works such as the Hindu Materia Medica, Charaka Samhita, and Susruta Samhita also describe the medicinal properties of Shilajit. Hence, it is a highly recommended drug in the ayurvedic and other traditional medicine systems of India. It would certainly be helpful to fight against common high-altitude problems like hypoxia, AMS, HAPO, HACE, dehydration, UV radiation etc when taken as a supplement by people ascending to high altitudes.
In light of Shilajit’s tremendous medicinal potential, it would not be an exaggeration to say that it can be a panacea for all human ailments and Nature’s wonderful gift to mankind.”
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