Aphro Shila is a purified extract of Asphaltum punjabianum (Shilajit).
Aphro Shila is perhaps the most potent rejuvenator and anti aging elixir ever known to mankind. Shilajit means conqueror of mountains & destroyer of weakness. Attributed with many magical properties Shilajit is found predominately in the Himalayan region bordering India, China, Tibet and parts of central Asia.
Aphro Shila is composed of humus and organic plant material that has been compressed by layers of rock. It is used in Ayurveda as an herbal rejuvenator, nervine tonic and natural stimulator. It has been shown to be a natural antioxidant and rejuvenator for the nervous system.
Aphro Shila is collected in small quantities from steep rock faces at altitudes between 1000 and 5000 m. In raw form, Shilajit is a compact mass of vegetable organic matter composed of dark red gummy matrix. It is bitter in taste, and its smell like cow’s stale urine.
It is high in naturally occurring minerals and elements. Shilajit amplifies the benefits of other herbs by enhancing their bio-availability. It helps transport nutrients deep into the tissue and removes deep-seated toxins. It is also said to improve memory and the ability to handle stress. Shilajit reduces recovery time in muscle, bone and nerve injuries and stimulates the immune system and reduces chronic fatigue. It works well on diabetes and insulin resistance because it carries the blood sugar into the resistant cells. It purifies blood, improves functioning of pancreas and strengthens digestion.
It is an adaptogen that helps to combat immune disorders, urinary tract disorders, nervous disorders and sexual dissatisfaction. It promotes strong bones and heals damaged muscle tissues and osteoarthritis. Shilajit helps the kidneys function efficiently. It is effective in treating burning urine, incontinence of urine due to enlarged prostate or stone in the bladder or kidney. In India it has been traditionally used as an aphrodisiac and helps increase libido. It is a known anti oxidant as it helps transport nutrients deep into the tissue and removes deep-seated toxins. It is also very beneficial for internal injuries as it helps prevent inflammation. Shilajit is also claimed to arrest the aging process and induce revitalization due to the presence of a rare humic substance high in fulvic acid.