Decaying plant material mixes with healthy bacteria in the soil, rain and snow melt allows this dense substance to seep deep into rocky crevasses, the moisture leaches minerals from the rocks, layers of stone and soil tightly compress everything, the combination now “ferments” in this compressed resinous form for a very long time. After many years, intense heat from the summer sun warms the rocks causing the resin to become soft and expand, the resin slowly seeps from the cracks to the surface and dries in a semi solid form on the rocks… and there you have it PURE SHILAJIT RESIN!
The pure shilajit is then harvested by hand. In its raw form there are many heavy metals and debris in the Shilajit. The shilajit is then purified, again by hand, to remove any contaminants and make it safe for consumption.