Ayurvedic Proprietary Medicine

Patanjali Shilajit Capsule (Divya Shilajeet Capsule)

Patanjali Shilajit is an Ayurvedic medication that helps in the treatment and prevention of a range of disorders through its stimulatory effect on the immune system. This medication contains herbs having multiple medicinal properties that help in enhancing the overall health and fitness of a person. It also helps in improving the functions of the body by promoting immunity and protecting the organs from any form of damage.

Ingredient (Composition) of Patanjali Shilajit

Shuddha Shilajit (Asphaltum)390 mg
Amalaki Rasayana (Amla, Indian Gooseberry) – Phyllanthus Emblica50 mg

This medicine is prepared from pure Shilajit, which is a celestial exudation or resin that trickles from the Himalayan range.

Medicinal Properties

  • Stimulates regeneration
  • Antioxidant
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Rejuvenative
  • General tonic
  • Anti-aging
  • Adaptogenic
  • Anti-ulceration

Therapeutic Indications

  • General weakness
  • Diabetes
  • Arthritis
  • Obesity
  • Tuberculosis
  • Bronchitis
  • Rheumatism
  • Allergy
  • Osteoporosis

Benefits & Medicinal Uses

Patanjali Shilajit has nutritional as well as therapeutic benefits. It provides several minerals and vitamins, essential for maintaining a good health.

General Weakness

People suffering from physical or mental weakness due to any reason can benefit from a regular use of Patanjali Shilajit Capsule. It helps in enhancing the body’s strength and allows the organs to perform their functions with a higher efficiency. Patanjali Shilajit also helps to get rid of the symptoms associated with general weakness such as fever, and loss of appetite. It produces a rejuvenating effect on the body.

Peptic Ulcers

Patanjali Shilajit can be used to obtain relief from the symptoms of peptic ulcers. It possesses anti-ulcerative properties and helps to protect the gastric mucosa from the effect of acid in the stomach. Shilajit contains a substance called fulvic acid that is responsible for protecting the stomach against ulceration by reducing the production of acid in the stomach. Shilajit also enhances the mucus barrier in the stomach thus further reducing the risk of ulceration.

Adaptogenic Properties

Shilajit possesses strong adaptogenic properties. Adaptogens are substances, which improve the ability of the body to fight trauma and stress and help in rejuvenating it. Patanjali Shilajit helps in protecting the body’s cells and organs against the effects of mental and physical stress and thus, improves the longevity of the person. It also increases the overall fitness of a person and maintains the body free from diseases and degeneration.


Patanjali Shilajit can help in controlling blood sugar levels in the patients with diabetes. It helps to regulate the metabolism of carbohydrates and ensures optimum utilization of glucose thereby preventing spikes in the blood sugar levels. Regular use of this medicine can help in preventing complications of diabetes.


The antioxidant action of Patanjali Shilajit helps to protect the joints against the damage caused by free radicals and thus, prevent the progression of arthritis. This medicine also produces an anti-inflammatory action and provides relief from the symptoms of arthritis like pain, swelling, and restricted movements.


Patanjali Shilajit can help people to lose weight. It has been found to work in a variety of mechanisms. It controls the appetite and reduces the calorie intake of a person. It also increases the utilization of fats and carbohydrates by the body by increasing the metabolic rate. This results in a faster burning of stored fats and thus, leads to weight loss. This medicine also ensures that the person trying to lose weight can stick to the low-calorie diet for a longer duration of time by producing a rejuvenating effect and increasing the energy levels. This helps to avoid the feeling of weakness or loss of energy and thus, prevents the urge to eat high-Carb foods to compensate for the reduced calorie intake.


Patanjali Shilajit is beneficial in the treatment of lung infections like tuberculosis. It reduces a cough and general weakness. It also improves the energy levels of patients and enhances the ability of the immune system to fight the infection and eliminate the bacilli. It also acts as an antibacterial agent and destroys the infection-causing germs. It provides relief from the other symptoms of tuberculosis such as sleeplessness due to a cough, loss of appetite, fever, and blood in sputum. It also reduces the risk of secondary infections, which are common in the patients with tuberculosis primarily due to their lowered immunity.


Patanjali Shilajit can be used to obtain relief from the symptoms of bronchitis such as a cough, fever, pain in the chest, and breathlessness. It works by producing a strong anti-inflammatory action and preventing swelling and mucus production in the air passages. It also protects the mucosa lining the airways from the damage caused by free radicals by producing an antioxidant action and helps in reducing the intensity and frequency of the attacks of chronic bronchitis.


Patanjali Shilajit can reduce joint pains, inflammation, and swelling caused due to rheumatism. It works by modulating the response of the immune system.


Patanjali Shilajit is beneficial in the treatment of allergic disorders like allergic rhinitis, asthma, and atopic dermatitis. It regulates the hypersensitive response of the immune system against the allergens and prevents acute episodes of these conditions.


Regular use of Patanjali Shilajit has been found to reduce the risk of osteoporosis. It strengthens the bones and prevents the complications of osteoporosis like fractures.

Dosage & Administration

Patients are advised to take 1 or 2 capsules of Patanjali Shilajit twice a day. The doses can be taken with a glass of warm water. Patients suffering from high blood pressure should take this medicine in reduced dosages.

Safety Profile

Patanjali Shilajit is likely to be safe when taken under professional supervision.

Side Effects of Patanjali Shilajit

The pure herbal and organic nature of Patanjali Shilajit ensures that this medicine can be taken for prolonged time periods without the fear of any side effects.


The safety of this medication for the pregnant women has not been fully studied. Hence, pregnant women are advised to consult a physician before using this medication.


Lactating mothers can use Patanjali Shilajit if advised by a doctor.


Patients using Patanjali Shilajit are advised to consume a balanced and nutritious diet that includes fruits and vegetables to ensure the higher effectiveness of the medication. Regular exercises like walking are recommended. People with a weak immunity should avoid the intake of alcohol, tea, and coffee. They should drink plenty of fluids to ensure elimination of harmful chemicals and toxic substances from the body.

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Dr. Anu Saini

Dr. Anu Saini (B.A.M.S., N.D.D.Y.) is an ayurvedic practitioner and naturopath. She has expertise in ayurveda, natural medicine (naturopathy) and yoga. She integrates ayurveda with naturopathy and yoga to help her patients to achieve optimal health. She helps to maintain the quality content on this website by editing and proofreading. She is also the author of some articles live on this Ayur Times. Currently, she works as ‘Senior Editor’ for Ayur Times.

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