what is shilajit?
what is shilajit?
Shilajit is a highly concentrated natural substance formed by the decomposition of plant matter over centuries.
It is composed of rock humus, rock minerals and organic substances that have been compressed by layers of rock mixed with marine organisms and microbial metabolites.
Its natural resin form is a dense secretion caused by the movements of tectonic plates in high altitude mountain ranges.
where does it come from?
We source directly from the Altai Mountains region in Siberia and the Indian Himalayas. We use traditional Ayurvedic methods of harvesting and purifying for a truly authentic experience.
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what is it composed of?
It is one of the rarest and most beneficial natural compounds on Earth, packed with nutrients and containing over 85 essential nutrients containing vitamins, minerals, trace elements, carbon 60, amino acids, dibenzo-alpha-pyrones, proteins, humic acid and fulvic acid.
Fulvic acid is the main active ingredient in shilajit. Fulvic acid is the smallest molecule in the humin family and is totally water soluble, meaning it can penetrate every cell in the human body. This allows the body to absorb much more nutrients, stimulating every cell. Fulvic acid is believed to be the building blocks of life, jam packed with natural nutrients. It rapidly accelerates cellular rejuvenation and has the ability to remove toxicity, heavy metals and scavenge for free radicals making it a potent antioxidant.
what is it used for?
Shilajit has been used in holistic healing tradition and Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years as a panacea for treating and preventing disease, replenishing the body and helping the restore balance within the mind and body.
Traditionally used to improve cullular health and cognitive function, enhance longevity, increase energy levels, remove toxins, balance hormones, improve sleep, increase libido, improve fertility, vitality and vigour.
Shilajit literally translates to ‘Mountain Blood’ in Sanskrit and is thought to have been originally discovered in the Himalayas. Another name used for Shilajit is 'the Destroyer of Weakness' for its ability to nourish the body and build strength.
Pure Shilajit resin can also be used as a powerful fertiliser for maintaining rich healthy soil for the cultivation of plants.
For further reading on the wonders of shilajit, its origins and health benefits please see our Health Guides page below.