According to the legends famous in India shilajit is considered as nectar or amrit of God given to mankind to live life youthfully and become immortal forever. Shilajit commonly called, as shilajitu in ayurvedic terms is a kind of resins that oozes out from Himalayan Mountains due to heating effect of sun in summers. It is pale brown to blackish brown in colour. This resin is soft in texture, slimy to touch, pure and heavy. It is soluble in water. Others names by which shilajit is famous are asphaltum, mineral pitch, and girij.
In this article I will be emphasizing the aspects of Ayurveda in gaining as well as maintaining good health. Ayurveda has proved to be Panacea for several ailments from minor indigestion problems to severe cancer treatment.
Triphala is a natural herbal medicine that is a perfect combination of three fruits mainly- the Gooseberry, the Bellirica Myrobalan and the Chebulic Myrobalan. Basically originated in India, it is considered the best remedy for a number of diseases. It is a unique and distinctive herbal medicine known to be a boon to human civilization.
Nature has given us lots of herbs to cure diseases naturally and we call it an Ayurveda. Ayurvedic cure and home remedies are known for its perfect procedure and direct impact on root of the diseases in patient’s body. With this article I want to inform you about the Triphala, which is easily available, very useful in home remedies to cure many diseases a natural way.
Triphala named from combinations of Tri (Three) Phala (Fruits) and these three fruits are Gooseberry, Chebulic Myrobalan and Bellirica Myrobalan. Triphala is proven natural herbal medicine to cure most common diseases of human body related to digestive systems and diseases due to digestive system.
Parkinson’s disease (Paralysis agitans) as described by James Parkinson in 1817 is characterized by degeneration of central nervous tissues, affecting the motor skills of a person, thereby impairing his (rarely her) movements and speech.
Kampa vata described in Ayurveda is similar to Parkinson’s disease. Kampa means vibration or shaking (as in an earth quake). Ayurvedic texts describe the symptoms as constant shaking or tremor of limbs and/or head, difficulty in body movements, difficulty in speaking, expressionless face and staring like look.
Shilajit is widely used in preparation of ayurvedic medicines and is regarded as one of the most important ingredient in ayurvedic system of medicine. It is a part famous ayurvedic medicines like chandraprabha vati, arogya vardhani vati, and most important of all Chawanprash. It works as a powerful anti oxidant thereby delaying aging.
· Excellent results have been discovered when shilajit is applied in medo roga (obesity). It possesses this property because of its laghu (light) and ruksh (dry) properties. It helps in scrapping away of extra fat accumulated in body thus helps in providing slim and healthy looks to the body.
· Shilajit is highly recommended in patients who are weak or have been recovering from prolonged illness or from any surgery.
· Shilajit helps in supplementing the minerals (like phosphorus, calcium and magnesium) and vitamin deficiency in body
· Shilajit provides strength to the body and has been mentioned as rasayan by Acharya Charak, the great Indian ayurvedic healer, and has recommended its daily use to maintain physical and mental strength and to maintain youth and to attain long life.