Natural “Kashmiri Shilajit”, From the Mountain Ranges of Himalayas. It is a natural source of energy and is a sticky, black and thick substance. They are organically grown and the geographical location of Kashmir and the pollution free environment of it gives shilajit great medicinal values. It is bitter in taste and has a distinctive smell. It rejuvenates a person’s body.
Shilajit is basically a blackish solid substance formed from the slow decomposition of certain plants and minerals which takes years and is naturally extracted from the high altitude mountains. Initially it was grown in India and Tibet only but now it is found in many countries like Bhutan, Japan, Girda, Russia, Mongolia, Chile and Afghanistan. It has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It contains fulvic acid, humic acid, humins, vitamins, terpenoids, phospholipids and more than 89 minerals.
In Ayurveda, “Shilajit” is referred as a “conqueror of mountains and destroyer of weakness”. It is one of the most beneficial herb one can consume and has a lot of health benefits like-boosts energy, improves metabolism and immunity, improves chronic fatigue, prevents anemia, reduces stress and anxiety, maintains blood sugar levels, strengthens joints, prevents Alzheimer’s, improves nervous system, improves testosterone level, enhances male infertility and libido, reduces insomnia, increases iron levels, slows ageing, improves heart health, alleviates altitude sickness, helps in fighting cancer cells, reduces obesity, strengthens bones, regulates the menstruation of women, reduces menstrual pain and cramps, good for hair and skin, regulates and improves the functions of thyroid gland, treats urinary tract disorders, prevents bleeding, prevents nausea and vomiting, aids digestion, treats T.B, relieves sore throat, controls hiccups, treats eye problems, treats piles, prevents jaundice, treats wounds and ulcers, useful for the treatment of kidney stones and helps in the recovery of wear and tear of body tissues. It is very nutritious and detoxes the body.
One can consume shilajit daily and it should be consumed continuously for 2-3 moths to get better results. One can consume 200-500 mg of it per day. One can consume it with water or milk or tea or anything and should usually be consumed after meals. Heat it or add 5-10 drops of water in a jar and close it, and this can be repeated if necessary. Children can consume it with breakfast. One should not consume raw or unprocessed shilajit and people who have sickle cell anemia, hemochromatosis or thalassemia should not consume it. Pregnant or breast feeding women should also not consume it. It should be stored in a cool dry place at room temperature and its formation changes according to the temperature.