Salajit is a fluid substance found in Chitral and Gilgit-Baltistan which is extracted from the mountains. Ancient physicians have described several medical benefits of this fluid. These include bone weakness, physical weakness, and impotence.
Salajit north Pakistan especially Chitral and Kalash, is discharged from the mountain. It has the same color as ink-shaped chocolate. In the Chitrali (Khowar) language, it is called “zomu Ashro” which means the tears of the mountains. The word Ashro is made of the Punjabi language Athro and with the slight modification which means tears. Salajit is used to attach broken bones and warm the body. It is commonly used as a medicine to relieve menstrual weakness.