Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Nature Empowered Shilajit

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Nature Empowered Shilajit

Are you curious about Shilajit, a mysterious and revered resin that's been used for thousands of years for health benefits? Whether you're a newcomer interested in exploring its uses or someone looking to deepen their understanding, our Shilajit FAQ section is designed to provide answers to some of the most common questions surrounding this natural resin and questions you have regarding Nature Empowered Premium Quality Shilajit Resin. 

Shilajit, often described as "the destroyer of weakness," has been a staple in traditional Ayurvedic medicine for centuries. Its reputation for vitality and wellness has sparked the interest of individuals seeking natural solutions to enhance their health and well-being. However, with its unique origins and diverse applications, Shilajit can raise numerous questions.

In this Shilajit FAQ, we aim to shed light on various aspects of Shilajit, from its origins and composition to its potential benefits and safe usage. Whether you're wondering about Shilajit's safety, dosage recommendations, or its role in Ayurveda, you'll find valuable insights here.

Before embarking on your Shilajit journey, it's essential to be well-informed. We hope this FAQ serves as a helpful resource, allowing you to make informed decisions about incorporating Shilajit into your wellness routine.

Please keep in mind that while we strive to provide accurate and up-to-date information, it's advisable to consult with a healthcare professional for personalized advice, especially if you have underlying health conditions or are currently taking medications. Let's delve into the world of Shilajit and address your questions and concerns.

1. What is Shilajit?

Shilajit is a sticky, resinous substance that is formed over centuries by the decomposition of plant and microbial matter in mountainous regions, particularly in the Himalayas. It contains a rich blend of minerals, fulvic acid, and bioactive compounds.

2. Does Shilajit Taste Like?

Shilajit has a strong, unique flavor that is lightly bitter and earthy. Some people describe its taste as mineral-like or slightly metallic. The taste may vary depending on the source and purity of the Shilajit. Don’t expect it to be sweet and tasty! It does take some getting used to!

3. Is Shilajit Safe to Consume?

When used in moderation and following recommended guidelines, Shilajit is generally considered safe for most people. However, it's important to consult with a healthcare provider before use, especially if you have underlying health conditions or are taking any mediation. It is good to also pay attention to how you feel when taking it. If people take too much they can suffer from strong detoxification processes or sensitivities, which may lead to headaches, nausea, stomach aches or vomiting.

It’s best to start off with a rice-sized amount then over time build up to a pea-sized amount, 100-500 milligram daily which is a maximum amount of 1/8 of a teaspoon.

The Nature Empowered Premium Quality Shilajit comes with a complementary spoon to help with dosage.

It’s best to consume in the morning on an empty stomach before breakfast. Some people report that when they take it in the evening they may have trouble sleeping but this varies from individual to individual.

4. Are there any side effects of Shilajit?

While Shilajit is generally safe, some people may experience sensitivities or side effects such as dizziness, increased heart rate, rashes. If you notice any adverse effects, discontinue to use and consult a healthcare professional. It’s always best to start out with a small dose, a rice-sized grain amount, 100 milligram and build up over time to a pea-sized amount, 500 milgrams which is about 1.8th of a teaspoon.

5. What are the Health Benefits of Shilajit?

Shilajiit is believed to offer various health benefits, and has been used for thousands of years in Ayurveda, Tibetan and Chinese medicine. Some of its benefits include increased energy and vitality, stress relief, cognitive enhancement, immune system support, and potential antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. However, more research is needed to fully understand these benefits.

6. How Should I Take Shilajit?

Shilajit is available in different forms, including resin, powder, and capsules. The appropriate dosage depends on the form and product you're using. It's advisable to start with a low dose and gradually increase it if needed, following the product's recommended instructions. Nature Empowered Shilajit Premium Quality Resin comes in it’s natural form, without adulteration or processing in a way that capsules and powder form is, and more in the way nature intended it to be taken.

7. Can Shilajit Be Taken with Other Supplements or Medications?

Shilajit may interact with certain medications or health conditions. If you're taking medications or have underlying health concerns, consult a healthcare provider before adding Shilajit to your regimen to ensure there are no potential interactions.

8. Is Shilajit Suitable for Pregnant or Nursing Women?

Shilajit’s safety during pregnancy and breastfeeding is not well-established. It's generally advisable for pregnant and nursing women to avoid Shilajit.

9. How Long Does it Take to Experience the Benefits of Shilajit?

Individual responses to Shilajit can vary. Some people may notice improvements in energy and vitality relatively quickly, within a few days, while for others it may take a couple of weeks, It’s important to take Shlilajit consistently to reap the benefits and as with all herbal food suppleness to review at three months. It depends on a variety of factors and we have written a detailed blog on How Long Does it Take for Shilajit to Work? Click the link to read more. 

10. Is Shilajit a Natural Source of Minerals?

Yes, Shilajit is rich in minerals and trace elements. It contains essential minerals like iron, copper, magnesium, and zinc, as well as 85 trace minerals. It is also rich in fulvic acid, a powerful antioxidant. The minerals in Nature Empowered Shiliajit Resin are in a bioavailable form, which means they may be easier for the body to absorb.

11. Where Can I Buy Quality Shilajit?

Quality Shilajit can be purchased from reputable suppliers, both online and in health food stores. Look for products that are tested for purity and authenticity. It's essential to source Shilajit from trusted suppliers to ensure you are getting a genuine and safe product. You can rest assured that our Nature Empowered Shilajit is a premium quality, tested-for purity product.

Click here to buy Nature Empowered Shilajit Resin.

12. Where Does Your Shilajit Come From?

Nature Empowered Shilajit is responsibly sourced from high-altitude regions of the Himalayas.

13. Is Your Shilajit Resin Pure and Free From Contaminants?

Yes, our Shilajit is third party rested rigorously tested for purity and safety. It also comes in a dark, glass jar to help preserve and keep the quality of the Shilajit in optimal condition.

Remember that while Shilajit offers potential health benefits, individual responses can vary, and it's crucial to use it responsibly and consult with a healthcare provider if you have any questions or concerns about its use.

14. How Should I Take Shilajit?

Traditionally in Ayurveda, Shilajit was taken by mixing and dissolving the resin with a glass of warm milk (plant based can also be used), or warm water, on an empty stomach and ideally first thing in the morning. Some ghee and honey can be added for additional benefits.

Alternatively consume the resin mixed with ghee and honey, or just mixed with honey and consume.

15. People who should exercise more caution with Shilajit and definitely consult a healthcare provider before taking:

  • Pregnant and Nursing Women:
There is limited research on the safety of shilajit during pregnancy and breastfeeding. To be on the safe side, it's generally recommended that pregnant and nursing women avoid shilajit.
  • Children
Shilajit is not typically recommended for children, as its safety and appropriate dosages for this age group have not been well-studied
  • Individuals with Allergies:
Some people may be allergic to Shilajit or components found in it. If you have a knonw allergy to any of the substances in Shilajit or experience any allergic reasons, such as a rash, itching, or swelling, discontinue use immediately and seek medical attention.
  • People with Too Much Iron such as Hemochromatosis:
Shilajit contains iron, and excessive iron intake can be harmful to individuals with conditions like hemochromatosis, a disorder characterized by excessive iron
  • People Taking Medication or with underlying health conditions:

Shilajit may interact with certain medications, such as blood-thinning medications, diabetes medications, and drugs that lower blood pressure. If you are taking prescription medications, consult with your healthcare provider before using Shilajit to avoid potential interactions.

  • Individuals with Kidney Problems:

Shilajit contains various minerals, and excessive intake may potentially strain the kidneys. Shilajit may interact with certain medications, such as blood-thinning medications, diabetes medications, and drugs that lower blood pressure. If you are taking prescription medications, consult with your healthcare provider before using Shilajit to avoid potential issues in individuals with pre-existing kidney issues. Consult a healthcare professional before using Shilajit if you have kidney problems.

  • People with Gout:

Shilajit contains purines, which can be broken down into uric acid. High uric acid levels are associated with gout, a painful joint condition. If you have gout or a history of gout attacks, be cautious with Shilajit intake.

  • Individuals with Autoimmune Disorders:

Shilajit may affect the immune system, and individuals with autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis or lupus, should consult their healthcare provider before using it.

  • People with Known Allergies to Resin or Bitumen:

Shilajit is a resinous substance extracted from rocks and may contain compounds that can trigger allergies in some individuals with sensitivities to resin or bitumen.

16. Do You Ship Internationally?

Yes, we ship to UK and Europe and worldwide. Please see our Shipping & Returns page for more information.

17. How Long Will It Take For My Order To Arrive?

3-5 working days.

18. How Do I Contact Customer Support if I have any issues with my order?

You can reach us through the Contact Us Page on our website, or email us directly at

You can also read more information here about Shilajit on our blog posts


The information on this website is not a substitute for medical advice. The information on this website is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. It is only for information purposes only and should not substitute professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always consult with a qualified healthcare provider before starting any new supplement, especially if you have underlying health conditions, are pregnant or on medication.



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