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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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Step 3: Support your body's mitochondrial defense system with shilajit.
Other players in this field are market leader Dabur Shilajit with a turnover of about Rs 50 crore followed by Baidyanath Vita Ex/ Vita Ex Gold with a turnover of approx Rs 20 crore, Zandu Vigorex, Zydus Musli Vital and Musli Power.
In the present study we evaluated the anticataleptic efficacy of NR-ANX-C, a polyherbal formulation containing bioactives of Withania somnifera, Ocimum sanctum, Camellia sinensis, triphala and shilajit in haloperidol induced catalepsy in mice.
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Crominex 3+, a complex of trivalent chromium, Phyllanthus emblica extract (amla) and purified Shilajit from Natreon, New Brunswick, NJ, was administered to 11 dogs in a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled study published recently in the Journal of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry.
Studies have detailed how shilajit, a phyto-mineral pitch substance found in the Himalayas, (75-77) stabilizes, revitalizes, and preserves CoQ10 in its active (ubiquinol) form, boosting the levels of CoQ10 available to protect against mitochondrial aging.
CHICAGO, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) is happy to announce that Shilajit Kundu, MD, has joined the hospital as a urologic oncologist focusing on the treatment of prostate cancer, bladder cancer, testicular cancer and kidney cancer.
Natreon's shilajit ingredient PrimaVie, is "a rare tar-like substance from the ancient seabed of what was once the Himalayan ocean," that works at the cellular level to restore ATP, according to Mr.
Table 2 TOP 10 AYURVEDIC HERBS IN INDIA Chyawanprash (immune system support) Triphala (laxative) Ashwagandha (stress, fatigue) Hingwastak (anti-flatulent) Lavan Bhaskar (promote proper digestion) Sitopladi (smooth respiration, dry cough, inflamed breathing passage) Shilajit (rejuvenation, antioxidant, source of cell protecting fulvic acids) Phyllanthus amarus (liver cleansing)/Picrorrhiza Kurroa (liver protection) Guggul (reduce bad cholestreol) Boswellia (joint conditions)
Patent 7,250,181 B2 addresses the use of Withania somnifera with Natreon's patented and highly purified Shilajit and Mangifera indica for use as an anti-viral and/or immune-supporting agent.
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