THE BENEFICIAL PROPERTIES OF SHILAJIT. THE USE OF SHILAJIT IN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE
The history of use of Shilajit as medicines in Iran, Arabia, India, Central Asia, China, Tibet and other Eastern countries has more than three thousand years. Action spectrum of natural medicines is extensive, he has always been attributed almost miraculous properties. Avicenna wrote: “Also sharpens the senses, strengthens the stomach, eases breathing and is the most difficult perfect cure.” Mumie contains about 28 natural elements.
In Tibetan literature Shilajit is known as “bregeon”. The word “bregeon” comes from “mash” – rock and “Shaun” – melting, sinter (literally “rock matecznik”): “From the rocks, the hot hot rays of the summer heat, the juice of six types of metals jewellery (gold, silver, copper, iron, tin, lead), like the liquid extract, seep and bleed, that’s called bregawn, i.e. “the rock matecznik”. There are five main types of briauna – gold, silver, copper, iron, tin. All kinds of briauna, according to the treatises, 115. Describes how bregeon as hard and solid substance that has a characteristic color and smell, dissolves without residue.
Shilajit is mined in the mountains of all continents: Europe, Asia, Africa, America, Australia, Antarctica . There are numerous theories about the origin of Shilajit, its nature to date nedostatochnosty. However, it is established that all kinds of Shilajit, regardless of location and mechanism of formation, contain organic carbon. Based on this, scientists made the following conclusions: all kinds of Shilajit are of organic origin; the material for the formation of Shilajit serve as trace elements, soil microorganisms, plants, animals and their waste products.
Shilajit Indian, Burmese, Japanese, Mongolian, and others have similar qualitative composition, but differ in the ratio of individual parts. For determining the quality of Shilajit crumple in my fingers: good when it is softened, and the bad remains solid. In appearance it looks like Shilajit is a resin, its surface is shiny. Purified Shilajit is highly soluble in water. An odor reminiscent of oil, taste bitter. The smell and appearance some varieties of Shilajit resemble frozen blood, have a reddish sheen, which is obviously due to the presence of impurities of iron salts. The most highly prized black Shilajit, collected in the highlands of Tibet and the Himalayas.