November 2015

Shilajit Supplements Might Increase Testosterone in Men

New research shows that taking 250 mg of Shilajit (PrimaVie, Kolkata, West Bengal, India), a mineral pitch that is used in Ayurveda, twice daily for 90 days increases testosterone levels in healthy, 45-55 year-old men. These findings might affect product development for male sexual health. Shilajit can be found in rocks around the world, particularly in the Himalayas.


  1. Pandit S, Biswas S, Jana U, et al. Clinical evaluation of purified Shilajit on testosterone levels in healthy volunteers. Andrologia. 2015 Sep 22.

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