Purified Shilajit: the Hard Facts

Scroll down to view the references for the specific clinical research done on our Purified Shilajit and to learn more about what makes it uniquely powerful.

one of ayurveda’s most versatile adaptogens, upgraded.

Click here to view the actual lab report on our Shilajit, which includes testing for both safety and efficacy.

PrimaVie® is the most researched Shilajit on the market.  Both preclinical and clinical studies have demonstrated its ability to support:

  • Healthy testosterone production (within normal limits for both men and women)
  • Upregulation of genes responsible for collagen synthesis
  • Increased bone and muscle strength
  • Natural antioxidant defenses
  • Healthy inflammation response
  • Temporary relief from minor aches and pains
  • Upregulation of genes responsible for circulatory and skin health

Watch the DEEP DIVE by CHOQ Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Matt Dorsey, DACM on the Science behind this extraordinarily powerful adaptogen with Shilajit experts Dr. Sanni Raju, PhD and Dr. Anthony Thomas, PhD here:


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Das, A., Datta, S., Rhea, B., Sinha, M., Veeraragavan, M., Gordillo, G., & Roy, S. (2016).  Journal of medicinal food19(7), 701–709. https://doi.org/10.1089/jmf.2016.0010

Das, A., S El Masry, M., Gnyawali, S. C., Ghatak, S., Singh, K., Stewart, R., Lewis, M., Saha, A., Gordillo, G., & Khanna, S. (2019).  Journal of the American College of Nutrition38(6), 526–536. https://doi.org/10.1080/07315724.2018.1564088

Keller, J. L., Housh, T. J., Hill, E. C., Smith, C. M., Schmidt, R. J., & Johnson, G. O. (2019).  Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition16(1), 3. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12970-019-0270-2

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Mishra, R. K., Jain, A., & Singh, S. K. (2018).  Andrologia50(8), e13064. https://doi.org/10.1111/and.13064

Pandit, S., Biswas, S., Jana, U., De, R. K., Mukhopadhyay, S. C., & Biswas, T. K. (2016).  Andrologia48(5), 570–575. https://doi.org/10.1111/and.12482

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