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Shilajit Capsules as the best anti-aging supplement

In India, Shilajit has been used since ages. The Vedas have references of shilajit as used by the ancient health physicians in numerous ways for curing number of health problems. Although, scientific benefits of shilajit is still under research but Planet Ayurveda recommends its use as a dietary and best anti-aging supplement only. It can be used as a supplement only and should not be taken in place of proper medical treatment.

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Charak Samhita Sthana 1st chapter deals with anti-aging treatments which consists of 4 chapters. It deals with anti-aging recipes using Triphala, Long pepper, Amla and Shilajit.

In this article, we are going to discuss the properties of Shilajit as an anti-aging Rasayana.

Shilajit Qualities and Uses

Botanical Name: Asphaltum

In Ayurveda, Shilajit is known as conqueror of mountains or destroyer of weakness.

Shilajit Qualities

  • Astringent taste
  • Not very sour
  • Undergoes pungent taste conversion after digestion.
  • Neither too hot/nor too cold
  • It exudes from the stones/ores of the four types of metals—gold, silver, black iron and copper. The shilajit obtained from the black iron ore is the best.
  • Its potency increases by impregnating it with the Kashaya of herbs which can alleviate Vata, Pitta and kapha.
  • Impregnation can be done by these drugs individually or by all of them taken together.
  • It is rich in anti-oxidants that our body requires to flush out toxins. Because it is rich in anti-oxidants, many people take it as a natural supplement for anti-aging.
  • It is rich in Humic acid and Fulvic acid
  • It helps to increase stamina and vigor.
  • It is considered as a good Ayurvedic supplement for relieving stress and mind relaxation.
  • Anti-oxidants present in Shilajit help in the rejuvenation of brain cells.
  • The trace elements present in Shilajit act as co-enzyme factors that help in enzyme action.

Shilajit used as Rasayana

Shilajit capsules is immersed into the hot decoction of the drugs that are prescribed for alleviating the aggravation of the doshas and after it has absorbed the decoction, it should be immersed again. This process must be repeated for 7 days. For example, Shilajit mixed with iron in the powder form must be taken with milk.

Benefits of taking Shilajit

  • It prevents aging and diseases.
  • Shilajit is an elixir for a long life.
  • It is an excellent herb for promoting sturdiness in the body.
  • It also promotes intellect and memory.

How long Must Shilajit be taken?

  • For excellent effect – Shilajit must be taken for 7 weeks.
  • For moderate effect – Shilajit must be taken for 3 weeks.
  • For very little effect – Shilajit can be taken for 1 week.

Varieties of Shilajit and their utility

1. Shilajit obtained from the stones containing gold – Stones of metal like gold in the mountains get heated up by the sun and exudate that comes out in the form of smooth and clean gum is known as “Shilajit”.

Properties of Shilajit obtained from the stones containing gold

  • Sweet and bitter in taste.
  • Undergoes pungent taste after digestion.
  • 2. Shilajit obtained from the stone containing silver

    • It has pungent taste
    • It is white and cooling in nature.
    • Undergoes sweet taste after digestion.

    3. Shilajit obtained from the stones containing copper

    • It is bitter in taste
    • Undergoes hot and pungent taste after digestion.

    In addition to these varieties, there are exudates that look like the gum of Guggulu (Commifora mukul). Its properties are

    • It is bitter and saline in taste.
    • It is cooling in nature.
    • Undergoes pungent taste after digestion.
    • It is derived from the stone containing iron. This variety of Shilajit is the best among all.

    All these types of Shilajit having the smell of cow’s urine are useful in all types of therapies. However, for the rejuvenation therapy, the variety of Shilajit derived from the stone containing iron is more useful.

    • In diseases caused by Vata – Pitta imbalance – gold containing stones are beneficial.
    • In diseases caused by Kapha – Pitta imbalance – silver containing stones are beneficial.
    • In diseases caused by Kapha imbalance – copper containing stones are beneficial.
    • In all the three doshas – iron containing stones are beneficial.

    Shilajit capsules of Planet Ayurveda


    Shilajit capsules of planet Ayurveda is the best supplement for anti-aging which is also beneficial in preventing a large number of diseases. The major reason of efficacy is attributed to the richness in humic compounds, an individual will start getting the result within 5-7 days of its usage. It can also be used as a natural rejuvenator by anyone who wants to feel anti-aging benefits of shilajit. Its medicinal properties make it a good adaptogen, rejuvenative, restorative and “Rasayana”.

    Shilajit capsules of Planet Ayurveda are 100% pure, natural and contain high quality extract of potent Shilajit resin. It is procured from the best available trees under completely hygienic conditions. At Planet Ayurveda, the manufacturing of capsules is done in closed germ-free environment and the packaging of the Shilajit capsules is done with minimum human intervention. Planet Ayurveda strives to bring you anything but the best.

    Dosage: 2 capsules twice daily with plain water or with milk.

    • Foods that cause burning sensation and heavy foods must be avoided.
    • Horse gram (Kultha) must be avoided forever or till such time as the person has the effects of Shilajit in his body.

    Reason for avoiding Kultha (horse gram) in diet while taking Shilajit –
    It is a well-established fact that horse gram is an excellent drug for breaking stones. By taking Shilajit, the body of a person becomes like a stone to effect sturdiness in it. Therefore, horse gram and Shilajit have mutually contra-indicating effects. So, it is prohibited for an individual who is used or has used Shilajit.

    Ingredients that can be taken with Shilajit

    • Milk
    • Buttermilk
    • Water
    • Decoction of different types of drugs.

    Uses of Shilajit

    There is no curable disease in the universe which is not effectively cured by Shilajit when administered at the appropriate time, in the combination of suitable drugs or by adopting a suitable method. When administered to a healthy person, it produces immense energy.

Best Shilajit Capsules in the world by Planet Ayurveda

There are so many herbal products of different pharmaceutical companies which are available in the market. It is difficult for the individual to decide which one is the best. There are many common ayurvedic medicines about which everybody is aware. To decide which one is the best is a difficult task. People keep on searching the medicines on the internet and order the same without knowing whether it is pure or not. One such Ayurvedic drug is Shilajit Capsules which are very common and everybody is aware about its usage. Without consulting anyone, many people go to the drug store or just order online. People are aware of the benefits of Shilajit but don’t know whether the product is pure or not. Many pharmaceutical companies due to greed manufacture Shilajit without following the appropriate methods to synthesize it but Shilajit Capsules of Planet Ayurveda are tested and best in the world.

Due to insufficient knowledge on how to check the purity of Shilajit, people are unable to get the desired results of the product so it is necessary to check the purity of the compound as it has numerous health benefits. Shilajit word means destroyer of weakness and conqueror of mountains. It is loaded with minerals and nutrients like fulvic acid and humic acid. Most of the people think that it is just a sexual tonic for men without knowing about its numerous health benefits. It has several other benefits also which we are going to discuss in this article.

In this article we are going to discuss how to check the purity of Shilajit capsules as it is widely used by the people all over the world because of its numerous health benefits.  One can perform these simple tests.

Some Tests to Detect the Pure Shilajit Are

(i) Take Shilajit capsule and dissolve it in water. Do not dissolve it by stirring. It will dissolve in water automatically within a second as Shilajit is highly soluble in water. Pure Shilajit is soluble in water where as impure Shilajit will not dissolve. This test concludes that Shilajit capsule is 100% pure.

(ii) Pure Shilajit is insoluble in alcohol. Take Shilajit capsule and dissolve it in 2 spoons of alcohal. Pure Shilajit will not dissolve in alcohol.

(iii) Take metal mercury, add Shilajit capsule and add some water to it. Mix it thoroughly for 1 minute. All particles of Mercury will completely be absorbed by Shilajit. This test prooves that pure Shilajit has a property of absorbing metals and pesticides in the body.

Shilajit capsules manufactured by Planet Ayurveda is tested and purified thus best in the world. Shilajit capsules by Planet Ayurveda are tested and purified at all the levels as Planet Ayurveda believes in providing natural and safe products to its patients thus not compromising with patient’s health. Thses capsules are tested and are 100% safe and natural.

It holds 85 minerals and all are in ionic form thus it’s a nature gift to mankind. It is used as a natural remedy but only after purification. Taking it without purification will lead to various complications. So it is necessary to check its purity first.

Health Benefits of Shilajit Capsules by Planet Ayurveda .

  1. It is used in Premaha i.e. in diabetes as it has various anti-oxidant properties.
  2. Shilajit has fulvic acid that helps to enhance red blood cells production.
  3. It is a best memory tonic. It clears the blockage that occurs in the brain and supports the growth of enzymes naturally.
  4. It is considered as a best tonic for men. Various sexual disorders of men like – low sperm count, erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation can be cured. It is also used to treat various prostate problems by bringing down the elevated PSA levels quickly. Moreover, it helps in maintaining urinal flow and balances the test esterone hormone.
  5. Regular consumption of Shilajit capsules helps in getting rid of Arthritis problem as it has pain relieving and anti-inflammatory properties there fore Shilajit capsules can be used in chronic joint pains.
  6. Shilajit capsules also help in keeping the kidneys fit as it has a property of absorbing various metals and pesticides.
  7. It is the best anti-oxidant as it contains fulvic acid. It is the best anti-aging and herbal remedy which can be consumed by persons of all age groups. It is also useful in facial blemishes.
  8. It protects the nervous system including the brain and the nerves from getting damaged by free radicals.
  9. Shilajit is administer dalongwith cancer treatment.
  10. It also improves digestion by helping the liver to secrete juices and enzymes naturally.


One must consult an Ayurvedic physician before taking Shilajit Capsules because of its hot potency. Pregnant and lactating mothers must avoid Shilajit Capsules. It may not be suitable for Pitta-Prakriti people so it is better to consult an Ayurvedic doctor rather than self- medication. One must not compromise with the purity of Shilajit Capsules as impure form of Shilajit are highly dangerous.

Shilajit Capsules by Planet Ayurveda are the best in the world because these are tested and 100% pure. The processing and packaging of Shilajit Capsules is done with minimal human intervention. There are no fillers added to the Planet Ayurveda’s Shilajit capsules. No animal products are used and these are completely vegetarian. Shilajit capsules of Planet Ayurveda are best in the world as they have no chemicals, fillers, yeast, starch or any kind of preservatives added.

Shilajit capsules of Planet Ayurveda contain 500 mg standardised extract of raw Shilajit which makes it more effective in smaller quantities without any impurities or side effects.

The Certificate of Analysis of Shilajit Capsules of Planet Ayurveda is available. They are free from heavy metals, impurities, synthetic chemicals and drugs.

The capsule shells are all vegetarian, Planet Ayurveda.

Dosage of Shilajit Capsules by Planet Ayurveda- 2 capsules can be taken daily by adults daily and 1 capsule daily by children. Its regular use is recommended for long lasting results. Its regular use for longer periods is considered safe without habit forming symptoms.