Inspiring the more natural, inner you
Did you know that an estimated 500 million people meditate worldwide?
For thousands of years, meditation served as a means to find inner peace and interconnection between the mind, body and spirit. During Shamanic rituals in Siberia, meditation is closely linked to spirituality, enlightenment and opening the mind to greater possibilities.
Most people avoid cold showers like the plague, so the thought of cold water swimming might seem like a baffling idea. But did you know there are several physical and mental health benefits of cold water swimming?
Small but mighty, wild blueberries are one of the most nutrient-dense berries on the planet. Despite only being around 80 calories, each berry contains a powerful combination of antioxidants, fibres, manganese, carbohydrates and vitamins C, E and K. Low in calories but great for your brain, heart and overall health; it’s no surprise they have superfood status.
But what do you do if you can’t get hold of fresh wild blueberries? Lucky for you, we have the answer in the form of our delicious wild blueberry powder. Read on to find out what makes it so special and learn the many benefits it has to offer...
Here at Mountainlife, we love nothing more than sharing our wild and natural health products with you and revealing the amazing ways you can benefit from them. But we're more than just our products. We don't want our blog to become a selling space but rather a place to share our thoughts, beliefs and knowledge with like-minded people. Our founder, Thomas' brain, is buzzing with ideas, and we hope, through our blog, we can build a deeper, more authentic connection with readers.
And what better place to start than with the topic of spirituality?
Male testosterone levels are usually highest in early adulthood. After this, they tend to slightly fall each year. If you’re one of the many men worrying about low testosterone levels, read on to find out the best ways to raise testosterone naturally.
Dragon Fruit, also known as Pitahaya or the ‘Strawberry Pear’ is a tropical fruit that grows on the Selenicereus cactus. It’s native to tropical and subtropical regions of South America and Asia and is easily identified by its vibrant red skin and spiky green dragon-like scales.
Peel off the inedible skin and cut the fruit in half to discover a sweet-tasting speckled pulp, packed full of goodness! Read on to discover the nutritional value of dragon fruit and its many health benefits.
While 2020 was all about making time for oneself; perfecting our skincare routines, practising mindfulness and taking daily walks, this year we’re honing in on sleep.
Yes, sleep care is the new self-care and we’re all for it. Join us as we uncover the reasons why you’re getting poor sleep, the side effects of fatigue and the best natural sleep aids.
Pine pollen benefits stretch far and wide. Truth is, it’s one of the most nutrient-dense foods you can put in your body. A staple in ancient Chinese medicine, it has long been used to treat several common conditions, including hormone imbalances and inflammatory diseases, like Arthritis.
Our wild mountain pine pollen is supercharged with over 250 types of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, enzymes, coenzymes and antioxidants. Join us as we uncover its plethora of health benefits.
Stress relief is very personal. For some, it might be meditation and listening to music. Others may prefer going out for a run or getting some fresh air. It’s all about finding which acts of self care work best for you.
In addition to practicing self care, you may also want to try a natural adaptogen, like Rhodiola Rosea. Here we’ll share an overview of this Siberian herb and why it’s good for stress relief.
Not your average green tea! Matcha powder has skyrocketed in popularity over the last few years, going from something you’d only find in a health food store to something you can now enjoy as a tea, latte or even cake, in your local coffee shop.
Join us as we reveal the health benefits of Matcha powder, along with some great recipes to try!
Always getting ill? Immune-boosting supplements may be just what you need to get back to good health. Here at Mountainlife, we stock a wide range of natural health remedies to support and strengthen your immune system.
What springs to mind when you think of Dandelions? Pesky yellow weeds that need pulling out of your garden? We thought so. But what you may not know is that Dandelions are in fact, a superfood with incredible health benefits...
So you’ve heard medicinal mushrooms promise a whole host of health benefits and want to get in on the action. Good on you! Even better, you’ve come to a reputable medicinal mushroom UK seller. But now you’ve got a menu of medicinal mushrooms in front of you, you’re not sure which you should take. That’s where we can help. Check out our quick guide below to the best medicinal mushrooms for strengthening the immune system, stress relief, exercise performance, brain health and inflammation.
From naturally energising the body to improving cognitive health, the benefits of Shilajit stretch far and wide. But did you know that this potent tar-like resin, sourced from the mountains of Siberia, also hones the power of spiritual awakening? Read on to discover the spiritual benefits of Shilajit, its role in Pineal Gland activation and how to open the Third Eye.
Here at Mountainlife, we believe in harnessing the power of natural remedies to help support those with physical and emotional conditions. Within this article, we’ve shared some of the best natural chronic fatigue supplements. While they may not cure Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, there is evidence to suggest they can help with Chronic Fatigue symptoms.
Looking to enhance sexual performance? There’s no need to turn to drugs from Western Medicine when you can try a more natural approach with Shilajit. Not only will it solve problems in the bedroom, but it’ll also provide a ton of other health benefits for men and women.
Di Tao is a concept from Daoist tonic herbalism that refers to sourcing herbs from their spiritual homeland. Join us as we reveal the many health benefits of choosing Di Tao sourced mushrooms from Mountainlife.
In addition to helping prevent and treat urinary tract infections, cranberry powder can be used to aid various other ailments, from poor gut health to influenza. Here we’ll share a quick rundown of its key health benefits...
Did you know that two-thirds of UK adults suffer from disrupted sleep and nearly a quarter manage no more than 5 hours each night? According to the latest figures, there has also been a sharp rise in anxiety-related insomnia, as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic and living in lockdown.
If you’re keen to take a natural approach to treating insomnia, you may be interested to hear the benefits of Reishi mushroom for sleep.
Sea Buckthorn berries aren’t just beautiful to look at, they’re also packed full of goodness! Hence, why they’re harvested and used to create a plethora of health supplements, including Sea Buckthorn oil and fruit powders. Join us as we share the best way to take Sea Buckthorn powder, with healthy recipes for you to try at home.
While Shiitake and Maitake are very different mushrooms, there are many similarities in their benefits and uses. Here we’ll delve into their nutritional content and highlight some of the key health benefits of each medicinal mushroom.
From supporting the immune system to boosting brain function, medicinal mushroom benefits are plentiful. However, what’s so interesting about medicinal mushrooms is that each type is unique in what it offers. Here we’ll share a guide to the different mushroom powders offered by Mountainlife and their amazing health benefits…
Wrapping up 2020 with a quick run down of our achievements and launches this year. Plus a sneak preview of what's in the pipeline at Mountainlife for 2021.
Interested in the health benefits of blackcurrant powder? You’ve certainly come to the right place! We’re pretty big fans of blackcurrants here at Mountainlife. Not only do they taste delicious but they’re also packed full of healthy nutrients to supercharge our bodies and help us feel our very best.
Join us as we uncover the history of the small yet mighty berry and delve deeper into some of its unique health benefits.
Winter is coming and with it, a whole host of complications. From asthma and allergies to cold, flu and inflamed joints, the season can take its toll on the human body. But it’s not something we necessarily have to endure. Here we’ll discuss the health benefits of Shilajit and how it can support our bodies through the winter months.
With winter fast approaching, now’s the time to step up your skincare routine and take better care of your hair. Luckily for you, we’ve got the perfect product to give you a much-needed boost during the colder months - Sea Buckthorn oil. Here we’ll share the secrets of the ‘holy fruit’ and reveal the top 5 Sea Buckthorn oil benefits for skin and hair.
Move over coconut oil, it’s time for a better oil to take the limelight. Let us introduce you to Siberian Pine Nut Oil, a delicious golden oil with a plethora of health benefits to its name. And don’t worry, it’s not another fad. This oil has thousands of years of medical use under its belt, not to mention promising results from modern scientific studies. Read on to find out more...
Bee Pollen is the superfood everyone’s talking about. Packed full of natural antioxidants and over 250 different nutrients, it’s no surprise that it bears a whole host of health benefits for the human body.
But what makes it so special? Join us as we uncover its nutritional value and examine some of the key benefits. We’ll also share some of our favourite bee pollen recipes for you to try at home!
Shilajit is an age-old healing remedy that has been around for thousands of years. Containing over 85 vital minerals and trace elements, it offers a plethora of health benefits. Its use stems from Ayurvedic medicine - a practice that is not officially accepted as a licensed form of medicine in the West. However, that’s not to say that Shilajit benefits aren’t valid. In fact, many modern studies support Ayurvedic uses of Shilajit.
Here at Mountainlife, we value the powers of traditional medicine, like Shilajit and can vouch for its benefits. At the same time, we understand that for some, it’s all about the science. With this in mind, we’ve put together a post featuring some of the key Shilajit study findings that have been published in various medical journals over the years. Read on to find out more...
For centuries, Chaga Mushrooms have been used in Siberia and other parts of Asia for the immunity-boosting and overall health benefits they provide. More recently, they’ve gained attention in the Western world, with people seeking alternative ways to boost their health with medicinal mushrooms. However, their ugly appearance can be somewhat off-putting. Hence the need for a more ‘friendly’ looking supplement - Chaga Mushroom powder, delivering the same level of goodness but in a much more accessible form.
Here we will provide a full introduction to Chaga Mushroom Powder as a health supplement, detailing its uses, benefits and any potential side effects.
Bee bread contains pollen, nectar and honey. Its exact composition varies depending on the plants the bees have foraged from.
Often confused with ‘bee pollen,’ bee bread is a fermented version, which is regarded as having a higher nutritional value. It is the bee's saliva, containing a vast range of probiotic bacteria and yeast, which kicks off the fermentation process and increases the bioavailability of the superfood.
Over the years, many studies have examined bee bread benefits and found promising results. Here are some of the key findings...
When it comes to buying pure Shilajit online it can be a bit of a minefield. With so many different sellers offering various resins, powders and capsules, it’s difficult to know which brand Shilajit is best. Luckily for you, we’ve put together a few tips to help you make a sound purchase.
Marine Phytoplankton ‘the jewel of the ocean’ - with a title like that you know it has to be something special.
Ethically sourced from the depths of our hidden oceans, the light green mineral-rich algae is one of the most nutritious superfoods on the planet. Read on to explore the many Marine Phytoplankton benefits for humans and our animal friends.
Colostrum powder is fast becoming one of the most popular dietary supplements. Often dubbed ‘liquid gold,’ it’s incredibly nutritious and contains a vast amount of antibodies, to help fight bacteria and infection. But what exactly is it? And where does colostrum powder come from?
Here we’ll answer all of the important questions and reveal the top 5 bovine colostrum powder benefits...
Shilajit has long been used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat a plethora of health conditions but does it really have the power to fight against Coronavirus? Join us as we uncover key Shilajit immune system benefits and explore its antiviral potential.
While there’s currently a lot of hype (and rightly so) around Rosehip Oil for skin, you may be interested to hear that Rosehip Oil uses date back to Ancient Times. Yes, everyone from the Egyptians, Romans, Mayans and Native Americans were using Rosehip seed oil for its natural healing powers!
But what exactly gives it this super skincare status? Join us as we delve into its make-up and uncover the key Rosehip Oil benefits for skin…