Shilajit is a phytocomplex that contains over 85 minerals in ionic form and triterpenes, selenium, phospholipids, humic acid and fulvic acid. Most shilajit compounds contain between 60-80% fulvic acid, it means that Shilajit is a rich source of fulvic acid. On the webMD which is one of the leading health information services website the information regarding fulvic acid is very useful. Below is an overview of fulvic acid taken from the site:
“Fulvic acid is a yellow-brown substances found in natural material such as shilajit, soil, peat, coal, and bodies of water such as streams or lakes. Fulvic acid is formed when plants and animals decompose.
People take fulvic acid by mouth for brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, as well as respiratory tract infections, cancer, fatigue, heavy metal toxicity, and preventing a condition in which the body tissues do not receive enough oxygen (hypoxia).
How does it work?
Fulvic acid might have various effects in the body. Fulvic acid might block reactions in the body that cause allergy symptoms. It might also interrupt steps involved in the worsening of brain disorders such as dementia. Additionally, fulvic acid might reduce inflammation and prevent or slow the growth of cancer. Fulvic acid seems to have immune-stimulating and antioxidant effects. Uses:
- Alzheimer’s disease.
- Respiratory tract infections.
- Heavy metal toxicity.
- Preventing a condition in which the body tissues do not receive enough oxygen (hypoxia).
- Other conditions.”
From this information we can conclude that shilajit plays an important role in having a sound mind in a sound body. Furthermore, what is more important? The quality of Shilajit is. Please refer to our article why select Himalayan Shilajit here.