Discover the New Superfood
Shilajit is a complex biomineral that is hand collected from high altitude rocks of the Himalayan mountains. This mystical substance is a potent and fully safe dietary supplement with a diverse array of curative properties. Because of its health-promoting properties, shilajit has been used as a stress buster and a medicine for thousands of years. The oldest references to shilajit can be found in Ayurvedic texts dating back millennia.
Raw Shilajit is very rare and considered sacred in mountainous regions around the world. In South Asia, where our shilajit comes from, this mineral-rich compound is said to be a divine offering from the gods. That is, in part, because shilajit is a superfood in its own right.
Pure Shilajit is hard to come by because it takes millions of years to form. It is formed completely naturally when plant remains are decomposed by the action of microorganisms. Under pressure and heat, these remains mix with the mineral-rich soil of the Himalayas to form the perfect bio compound.
Raw shilajit has many powers because of its delicately balanced composition. It contains more than 85 minerals, trace elements, and essential amino acids. Fulvic and humic acids are the primary bio-actives present in Shilajit. These bioactive compounds promote health and well-being by warding off fatigue and improving the nutrient uptake process in the body.
Authentic Shilajit is a blackish-brown, sticky resin that seeps out from the crevices in the mountain rocks during select times of the year. That is why shilajit is often referred to as ‘mineral pitch’ or ‘mountain sweat’. Shilajit needs to be collected with care since any form of harsh processing can tinker with its natural composition and reduce its potency.
Color: Blackish Brown
Shilajit resin by Nature’s Blends is hand-collected by locals from the high-altitude rocks (over 3000 meters) of the Himalayan ranges. The mineral-rich formulation oozes out from the rocks during a small window in the summertime when the temperature rises.
Shilajit may look curious at a first glance, but it’s interesting how it forms. This rare supplement takes millions of years and a set range of conditions (temperature and pressure) to form. It is made up of dead plant remains that are then broken down by microorganisms. The decomposed plant remains then blend with minerals present in the fertile Himalayan soil to make this complex formulation.
The substance only oozes out from high altitude rocky crevices during the hottest months of the years. Once the temperature of the terrain rises, the rocks heat up rapidly and exude shilajit, which is then carefully harvested by the locals who have been collecting pure shilajit for years.
Shilajit is mysterious because each batch dates back millions of years. Because of the curious way it is produced, its rarity, and the trove of health benefits it offers, it is considered sacred in many parts of the world. It is frequently used in Ayurvedic practices even now - and it has been a cardinal ingredient for a variety of medicines for centuries. Ayurveda is an ancient system of traditional and holistic medicinal practices that focus on promoting health and well-being by restoring the balance between mind, body, and soul.
The best and most authentic shilajit is derived from the majestic Himalayan ranges that crown South Asia. But that does not mean this substance is exclusive to that region only. In fact, shilajit has been used by people from different cultures throughout history so it goes by many names:
English- Mineral Pitch, Mineral Wax
Latin -Asphaltum Punjabianum
Mongolian - Baragshun
Russian - Mumijo
Persian - Mumiya
The best quality shilajit comes from the South Asian region, particularly the Himalayan mountain ranges. Shilajit from the Himalayas is preferred by healers and Ayurvedic practitioners from around the globe. However, shilajit is also collected in other mountainous regions of the world including Russia, Norway, Chile, Mongolia, and even Antarctica.
At Nature’s Blends, we only bring you the best nature has to offer. Our shilajit comes right from the snow-peaked caps of the Himalayas. It is a nourishing supplement that is rich in minerals and organic compounds exclusive to the soil of the Himalayan ranges. Each batch is hand-collected with love and care - and there are absolutely no additives present in our shilajit products.
Taking a pea-sized amount of shilajit every day can improve your health remarkably. Shilajit is the perfect offering of nature because it is a fully natural produce. There is a blend of nourishing minerals, trace elements, vitamins, and helpful enzymes that boost immunity, reduce chronic fatigue, and keep the body active.
Shilajit contains over 85 natural minerals and compounds that are beneficial for the body. Because of its unique composition and plant base, it is rapidly absorbed into the bloodstream. You only need a small amount of this superfood to harness its benefits to the fullest. Fulvic and humic acids are two main bioactive compounds that shilajit is loaded with. Both these acids are crucial to our well-being.
Shilajit has a long list of benefits but here are the main ones you don’t want to miss out on!
- Anti-aging properties - thanks to fulvic and humic acids, shilajit prevents cell wear and tear. These two compounds act together to prevent free radical damage that causes aging
- Anemia - shilajit contains minerals such as iron, it is known to boost the red blood cell count of the body and increase hemoglobin production
- Adaptogen - both now and in ancient times, shilajit was revered for its stress-busting properties, it can improve the mood by countering internal and external stressors
- Alzheimer’s Disease - shilajit hones brain function by reducing brain cell damage, there is some anecdotal evidence that it may even slow down the onset of Alzheimer’s but more scientific research is needed to confirm these findings
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - mitochondria are organelles known as ‘powerhouse of the cell’ because of their role in the release of energy, shilajit improves mitochondrial function and rejuvenates the body down to a cellular level
- Digestion - shilajit is the perfect supplement for gut health, it contains compounds and enzymes with anti-inflammatory properties, fulvic acid also facilitates the absorption of nutrients and that can positively impact gut health.
- Bone Density - Because shilajit contains minerals that increase bone density (calcium, magnesium, potassium, and zinc) in just the right amount, it is easy for the body to absorb them
- Male libido - Shilajit is considered a potent aphrodisiac for men because it boosts their testosterone levels
As with all types of natural supplements, it’s important to source them from a reputable company that uses ethical and sustainable methods of production. Only by treating the raw, naturally occurring substance with gentle hands is the innate natural, health-promoting goodness preserved fully. Other harsh processing techniques lose much of the power nature provides, resulting in a less potent and diluted product.
At Nature’s Blends, we believe in the absolute power that exists in nature to help the body heal, work efficiently, and become more balanced. We only use the most advanced and gentlest processing techniques to bring the healing and incredibly supportive natural benefits of our products to our customers in their purest form.
To find out more about these amazing products, read our recent blog on Shilajit - World's Best Superfood
Take 0.5ml (pea size) of Shilajit once a day, mix into warm water or milk, stir until the shilajit dissolves. Raw Honey may be added to taste.
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