((Shalijit) tonify kidney chi, yin and yang, and overcome wasting)
The natural exudate of certain rocks and stones found in the Himalayas. Resembles and smells like asphalt, and black in color, which is the English name for it. In Ayurveda it is considered the urinary tonic par excellence. Naturally high in iron and other minerals, makes it helpful for all wasting, degenerative diseases: diabetes, chronic urinary tract problems, impotence and infertility. It promotes strong bones: good for healing fractures, osteoporsis, osteoarthritis and spondylosis.
Dosage: Shalijit usually is prepared as a paste, which is dissolved in a little boiled hot water or hot milk and taken twice daily.