Himalayan salt was used since ancient times. It is considered as the purest and healthiest form of salt.
Unlike common salt, the Himalayan salt is easily digested, maintains normal blood pressure and don’t increase the amount of potassium and sodium in the blood.
Composition of Himalayan Salt
Sodium contains 84 required elements of our body. That’s why it is important mineral which also maintains blood pressure and the amount of electrolyte in the blood. Also, helps in the functioning of the muscles.
Himalayan salt contains sodium, potassium, magnesium and calcium, which are very important for good function of our body. Its molecular structure is tiny and that’s why it is easily digested.
Himalayan salt is old more than 250 million years, and pure can be found only in Himalayan caves.
The salt first is dried in the sun naturally and then is packed in organic bags. The taste is intense, so it is better to consume it in small doses.
This salt is also good for people who suffer from bad circulation in legs and arms.
Himalayan Salt in Medicine
Himalayan salt is also called White gold and it is considered as very precious.
These are the health advantages:
• It is absorbed easy, so it prevents dehydration.
• It regulates electrolyte levels and water in the body.
• It controls the sugar levels in the blood, so it prevents diabetes.
• It regulates the digestive and metabolic activities.
• It balances the pH of the cells.
• It prevents the ageing of the body.
• It supports respiratory tracts, especially sinus.
• It is helpful for growing children, especially for their bones.
• It is good for concentration and good sleep, because it regenerates the brain cells.
• It reduces the muscle cramps.
• It improves the blood circulation and keep the vascular system healthy.
• It supports the liver and kidneys to function normally.
• It is good for respiratory issues like bronchitis, asthma, etc.
• It helps with blood detoxification and purification.
• It keeps the energy levels high.
Himalayan salt doesn’t have negative effects and does not harm any organ in the body.
Himalayan lamps can prevent electromagnetic radiation from computers, TVs and other electronic devices.
Uses of Himalayan Salt Bath
Himalayan salt is easily absorbed by the skin and positively reflects to inner parts of the body.
Saline Baths with this salt helps us in:
• Insect wounds, blisters and bites.
• Various skin diseases.
• Skin irritations, diseases of the joints and rheumatism.
• Post-operative recovery and gynecological problems.
Detoxification with Himalayan salt is equally good as 3 days of fasting. To get full benefits the best is to maintain a 30 gm. Of Himalayan salt in 3 liters of water. This amount is the same as in our bodies.
For an average bath it is needed about 100-120 liters water so equal to this the amount of salt is 120 grams. 37 degrees are the best for water. The bath should last ½ hour and is not recommended to use soap or oil. After the bath rest for 40 minutes.
Where to buy it?
Himalayan salt can be found in herbal pharmacies, health food stores or on the internet. Price varies from 1 -3 dollars.
Using Himalayan Bath Soap
This bath soap made from Himalayan salt contains 100 % crystal salt without any other additives. It is good for dry skin, cellulite, herpes, etc. Also is used as a deodorant.
After the first applying you may feel tingling on the skin, but that is nothing to worry about, it is a detoxification of the skin and its stop after a few minutes.
Himalayan Salt Acne Treatment
Himalayan salt is used for acne, skin rashes and other skin issues. In the morning in a 3 liters of water add 100 grams of salt. It should be used through the day, but make sure your skin is exfoliated.
Himalayan salt can be mixed with essential oils and can be used for skin peeling. Rub it gently so the salt and oil can be absorbed well. Your skin will be soft and smooth. Exfoliation treatment can be done 1-2 times weekly.
Recipes of Himalayan Salt
Himalayan Salt for Sinuses and Nose
In a ½ liter of water add a little Himalayan salt. Mix it well and spray it in the nostrils.
Other uses of Himalayan Salt
Himalayan salt can be used for:
Ear infection – mix of water and Himalayan salt can be used as drops.
Nausea – cover the neck with towel filled with salt.
Fungus on the feet – deep the feet in a solution of water and salt.
Sore throat – gargle this solution of water and salt. Don’t swallow it.
Himalayan Salt Lamps
Himalayan salt lamps are beautiful and useful part of home furniture. They are the healthiest suppliers of artificial light.
This lamp is a great choice if you suffer from chronic fatigue, asthma, depression, seasonal allergies.
How Does this Lamp Work?
When the salt crystals are warmed, this lamp emits negative ions that act as natural air purifiers. It is best to place it near electronic devices because it prevent electromagnetic radiation.
Himalayan salt lamps can be found online or elsewhere, for a price of 20 dollars.