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shilajit (shē·läˑ·jēt),

n Sanskrit name for asphaltum, a mineral used in Ayurveda as an analgesic, antiinflammatory, antibacterial, cholagogic, diuretic, wound cleaner, expectorant, mild stimulation of bowel movements, expulsion of stones from kidney and bladder, respiratory stimulant, general health, asthma, cystitis, diabetes, dysuria, edema, epilepsy, hemorrhoids, insanity, jaundice, obesity, skin diseases, menstrual disorders, uterine contractions, paralysis, genitourinary diseases, enlarged spleen, digestive disorders, tuberculosis, hypertrophy, increased red blood cells, anorexia, bone fracture; precautions: increased uric acid count, febrile diseases. Also called
mineral pitch, vegetable asphalt, shilajita, guj, jews' pitch, kalmadam, perangyum, rel-yahudi, and
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Potential therapeutic role of a formulation containing shilajit and complex B vitamins.
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Sultana, Humic Acid from Shilajit A Physico-Chemical and Spectroscopic Characterization, Journal of Serbian Chemical Society, 75, 413 (2010).
Spectroscopic characterization of fulvic acids extracted from the rock exudate Shilajit.
Shimla, July 12 ( ANI ): Villagers here have kept alive the ancient occupation of extracting Shilajit, an endangered variety of herb found in the Himalayas.
Two of the stones could not be identified by the jewelers, namely shorpomoni pathor and shilajit pathor.
Ltd, Bangalore), a polyherbal formulation, was as follows: Withania somnifera 17 per cent (aqueous extract of root: withanolides 2% w/w), Ocimum sanctum 17 per cent (70% alcohol extract of leaves: ursolic acid 3% w/w), Camellia sinensis 33 per cent (70% alcohol extract of leaves: total polyphenols 60% w/w), triphala 25 per cent (aqueous extract: total tannin 34% w/w) and shilajit 8 per cent (aqueous extract: fulvic acid 53% w/w; humic acid 17% w/w).
Systemic administration of defined extracts from Withania somnifera (Indian Ginseng) and shilajit differentially affects cholinergic but not glutamatergic and gabaergic markers in rat brain.