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From Siberia With Health

  • Can Shilajit be used for weight loss?

    Shilajit is a mountain resin with a complex multi-component composition. As a means for losing weight, it began to be used not so long ago, however, due to its proven effectiveness, the healing substance quickly gained popularity among the people who care about their health, weight, and condition of the skin.

    In its natural form, the Shilajit is a kind of outgrowths and deposits of a resinous mass in hard-to-reach gorges and cracks of alpine rocks. The main deposits of raw material (the so-called primordial Shilajit) include the reliefs of the Russian Transbaikalia (Dauriya), Southern Siberia, and the Altai Mountains.

    Most reports of shilajit assisting in weight loss are associated with higher energy and as a result more activity and less stress - less cortisol level that we all know contributes significantly to excess weight problem. Regular intake of shilajit reduces stress level and improves mental stability of user. Shilajit relaxes nerve cells and reduces the occurrence of nervous disorders like anxiety, depression and stress.

    Keep in mind, before taking this or any other dietary supplement, please consult with your healthcare provider. It's just wise!

  • Why is pine resin beneficial for health when combined with pine nut oil?

    Balsam made from resin and pine nut oil - an ancient secret of Siberian healers.

    The indigenous inhabitants of Siberia have noticed how quickly wounds heal under the pine resin many centuries ago. Since ancient times, they have been collecting this sticky substance to dissolve it in cold-pressed pine nut oil. This is how pine resin mixed with pine nut oil - a balm that quickly heals wounds, heals injuries and illnesses. It has strong antiseptic, bactericidal properties and is one of the most versatile remedies in traditional medicine.

    Pine resin mixed with pine nut oil also helps in the treatment of the gastrointestinal tract, respiratory system, cardiovascular system. It enhances immunity and improves blood circulation, removes toxic substances from the body, and improves tone.

    Mixed components of pine nut oil and resin easily penetrate the human body: through integuments, mucous membranes, saliva, or lungs. Together with pine oil, the balm acts in a truly miraculous way, maintaining and restoring health.

    It is for this reason that a mixture of pine resin and pine nut oil can be used in the treatment of a huge number of modern diseases, and at the same time it can be stored for a long time, retaining its healing properties for many years.

  • Could natural reserves of Shilajit resin ever run out?

    Shilajit is still one of the most difficult to harvest natural remedies, while the popularity of this "gift of nature" is only growing.

    Unfortunately, the source of the Shilajit is very limited. This means that the problem of small reserves of Shilajit in nature is more relevant than ever.

    In other words, Shilajit is a non-renewable resource, and more and more of it is being consumed. Obviously, the moment will come when the supply of this remedy will simply run out.

    Some experts argue that at the current level of consumption, the Shilajit will disappear from our planet in 100-150 years, some experts express the opinion that humanity will lose a unique natural remedy in 25-30 years. It is rather difficult to say which of these experts is right and which is wrong. Still, the Shilajit reserves assessment one of the mysteries for modern science.

  • What is the difference between Himalayan shilajit and Altai shilajit?

    Today there are two leaders on the natural shilajit market: Altai "mountain resin" and Himalayan shilajit. Let's try to compare these two amazing remedies and understand which of them you can confidently entrust treatment of your body.

    The natural formation process of Altai shilajit has been studied in sufficient detail, almost 100%. Of course, the fact that the origin of natural resin from the Altai mountains is known for certain to science is a huge advantage of shilajit from Russia.

    Both of the remedies discussed in the article have both pros and cons. However, the potential of Altai shilajit is still not fully explored, experts consider it more promising. While Himalayan shilajit is a time-tested medicine...which, unfortunately, is often been faked… or simply diluted..

    Which shilajit to choose, a natural resin from the serene Altai mountains or an ancient medicine from the distant Himalayas, is up to you, however, the decision to take shilajit should only be made after consulting a healthcare specialist.

    May you live to be a hundred!

  • How pine cones and nuts are wild-harvested for pine nut oil production in remote Siberian places?

    Pine nut oil is popular all over the world, especially among people who take care of their health. However, the main place for harvesting pine nuts is the vast Siberian taiga.

    Most of the pine woodlands are located on the rocky placers of Eastern Siberia, and mountainous regions of Southern Siberia. In these regions, the harvest of pine nuts is an important business for locals; since the seeds of Siberian pine are a valuable product with unique healing properties.

    How are pine cones harvested in Siberia?

    Harvesting nuts is a time-consuming and multi-stage process. Therefore, several people participate in the cone gathering. Straying into teams, local people go to the forest for weeks. Pine nut harvesters set up a camp or build temporary housing in a remote forest to arrange a place for storing, peeling, and sifting the collected pine cones.

  • Important and not very well known facts about Siberian Pine Resin (Кедровая Живица)

    Pine resin (кедровая живица in Russian) is a versatile natural remedy that has been well known to Siberian (and not only Siberian) traditional healers and doctors for centuries. Today we will look at some interesting and little-known facts about this unique gift of Siberian nature.

    Another name for the resin of pine is turpentine. The remedy sometimes sold in pharmacies is pine gum, an aromatic substance released naturally after bark damage.

    Taking remedies based on Siberian pine nut resin is recommended only during daylight hours. This can be explained by the fact that resin and medical products derived from it interact best with the waking human body. At the same time, the pine resin, without arranging stressful situations for the body, gently and slowly turns on the regeneration process at the cellular level. As a result of this, the chromosome number begins to be restored in the human body.