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Shilajit

Shilajit, the words looks like it should be a swear word. Or, it looks like it was made up by a monkey pounding on a keyboard. Well, neither of those are true. Shilajit is actually a tar-like compound that is formed by the breakdown of plant-substances trapped in the earth. In fact, it actually oozes from rocks as the pressure of the trapped shilajit causes it to pop through fissure in rock surfaces in the Himalayan mountains. It’s almost like oil, but different in that it’s safe to ingest. And different in that it’s also good for you. Shilajit is a popular item in ayurvedic medicine and has been part of their treatment regimens for thousands of years.  The ayurvedic...

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