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Shilajit is unproven yet touted as a panacea for many ills
It has a smoky, bitter taste, a deeply unpleasant odor and bears a close resemblance to black gobs of tar. Pricey tar, mind you: 10 grams (a month's supply) will set you back $80.
By Susan Bell, Special to the Los Angeles Times
April 7, 2012