It is also used to treat gall stones, biliary congestion, jaundice, ascites, fermentative dyspepsia, worms, enlarged spleen, piles, adiposity, and anorexia. As a mental tonic, Shilajit is used to help manage epilepsy, insanity, hysteria, neurasthenia, and nervous diseases in general. As an aid in pulmonary conditions it is useful in tuberculosis and chronic bronchitis, while it also has properties which aid skin diseases such as scrofula, leprosy, phthisis, eczema, and elephantiasis. Additionally it is useful in anemia, amenorrhea and dysmenorrhea.
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Compared to other methods, alcohol helps extract nearly all active constituents from a herb yielding stronger tinctures that require a lower dose to attain beneficial effects.
Alcohol eliminates the growth of bacteria and mold while preserving the valuable constituents resulting in a much longer shelf life.