Shilajit is an amazing mineral naturally found in the cradle of the mighty Himalayas. This mineral has been known to ayurveda and saints for thousands of years. This ‘Conqueror of the weakness’ exudes from the Himalayan rocks in a tar-like consistency, made from the broken organic matter along with plants that condensed within the rocks and became runny due to intense high pressure, and heat during the course of thousands of years contains miraculous bioactive compounds which help in the healing of the human body.

Shilajit is an anti-inflammatory substance that has been scientifically proven to be beneficial in erectile dysfunction and the improvement of sexual wellness. Rich in antioxidants it helps to delay the process of aging and enhances the natural immunity of humans by providing essential micronutrients. Shilajit also aids in de-stressing and ameliorating mental health.

The word Shilajit signifies the one who destroys the weakness and is one of the most sought-after minerals or ingredients in Ayurveda. Shilajit contains more than 84+ nutrients, actives, and vitamins along with Fulvic acid, humic acid-like compounds that help to accelerate the process of healing, increases the sperm count in men, and rejuvenate the male body. 


In Ayurvedic terminology, Shilajit is a Rasayana which simply means rejuvenator due to its immensely critical and broad range of therapeutic applications in humans. The key constituents like Fulvic avid, and dibenzo-alpha pyrones make it one of the most revered medicines in the ayurvedic belief system. Shilajit is also found in the Russian and Norway-located mountains but they have slightly different compositions. 

Here are 4 types of Shilajit-

Savarana- Red( more gold content)

Tamra- Blue (more Copper content)

Rajat- white ( More silver Content)

Lohua- Brownish black and most popular( More Iron content)

Here are the 15 benefits of Shilajit-

  1. The first and foremost use of Shilajit is in the healing process due to its strong anti-inflammatory properties.
  2. Rich in antioxidants- the bioactive in the Shilajit fight with free radicals in the body that are known to cause the signs of aging to appear faster
  3. Anxiolytic- Shilajit help to reduce anxiety levels owing to the array of micronutrients that it contains.
  4. Sexual wellness promoter- Shilajit has been part of  various research that proves its miraculous use in improving Erectile dysfunction, Premature Ejaculation, energy & libido, semen quality, sperm count, and motility in men
  5. Chronic fatigue Syndrome- Shilajit mitigates the effects of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
  6. Diabetes- the antioxidants and the property to improve insulin levels help in the diabetes.
  7. Shilajit for heart health- It helps the heart to heal faster due to its anti-inflammatory properties.
  8. Nootropic- Shilajit improves concentration in men.


According to an experiment conducted in the year 2015 which constituted 75 healthy men whose age range was 45-55 consumed 250 mg of Shilajit twice daily for consecutive 90 days showed a significant rise in the natural levels of Total testosterone in the body. The males chosen for the study were struggling with fertility issues which clearly showed a positive impact. Many similar studies have been conducted that consolidated the belief that Shilajit improves energy levels, boosts muscle growth and strength, makes the body fatigue resistant, and promotes sexual wellness.

What is Erectile Dysfunction?

Erectile Dysfunction is a male sexual disorder that tends to affect men mostly over the age of 40 although due to changing lifestyle practices even younger men feel burnt off the problem. Usually, a self-diagnosable condition where men either can’t get the erection of the penis or can’t keep it long enough for sexual Intercourse.

The cause can either be Physical/physiological or psychological in nature. Any stress anxiety or strain in the relationship can easily lead a man into this condition.

How does Shilajit Help?

Shilajit is known to improve sexual wellness in human males. Regular consumption of Shilajit helps to increase the level of DHEA and Total testosterone in the body which helps with the sex drive, energy levels, and reduction in stress and anxiety. All these effects collectively take care of the physiological as well as psychological causes of the Erectile Dysfunction unless the problem as some serious medical origin.


Shilajit is relatively a safe ayurvedic mineral which should never be consumed raw, only processed and free of toxins Shilajit is safe and effective. It is advisable to not consume it if you have any liver, kidney or heart related disorder


The scientific research around Shilajit is still under infancy, this prized medicine has so much to offer and it has proven its worth in various studies especially those that are concerned with male sexual health and wellness but always remember to consult an ayurvedic practitioner the first time you take Shilajit.