Himalayan salt; usage

Himalayan salt is much healthier than table salt

Himalayan salt is the healthiest and purest salt in the world. Since ancient times it is one of the most valuable foods in the human diet. In Korea it was one of the main ingredients for trading and in ancient Rome, soldiers were paid with salt. Himalayan salt was since ancient times a rare and precious ingredients. Unlike refined table salt, it is metabolized quickly and does not increase the concentration of potassium and sodium in the blood, and therefore does not lead to high blood pressure. Below read about how to use these foods and what are its medicinal properties.


Sodium is the basic nutritional element required by our body to maintain the level of the electrolytes, helps regulate blood pressure and normal functioning of muscle tissue. It contains 84 precious elements that are present in our body, and thus supply our body with all the necessary and essential minerals. These minerals found in Himalayan salt are tiny cells and we can easily digest them. Himalayan salt has a unique molecular structure that contains sodium, calcium, magnesium, and iron, which are necessary for proper cell metabolism.

Himalayan salt is more than 250 million years old. It is made in the pure Himalayan caves, from which the people still manually remove it and wash it. It is dried in a natural way in the sun and after drying it is packed in organic bags, in order to maintain the purity of a perfect natural environment. It is used in smaller amounts, because it has a fairly intense flavour and therefore its daily salt intake is lower than of average salt which is much better for our health. In addition to pressure regulation, it is excellent for people who are tormented by poor circulation in the legs and arms, which will be discussed later.

Himalayan salt as a medicine

Traditionally, Himalayan salt is considered extremely valuable and it was used mainly in courts among the wealthy aristocracy and from ancient times it was called white gold. The highest quality boulders are milled into and table salt, while the larger ground are used for baths and for different treatments. Here are just some of its health advantages.
  • It is easily absorbed and prevents dehydration of the body.
  • It regulates the electrolytes and the level of water in the body.
  • The salt from Himalayas regulates blood sugar and prevents diabetes.
  • Helps regulate metabolism and digestive processes.
  • It balances the pH of the cells.
  • It prevents aging of the organism.
  • Supports the health of respiratory tract, especially the sinuses.
  • It helps strengthen bones, especially in young children.
  • Regenerates brain cells and helps improve concentration and provides healthy sleep.
  • It prevents muscle cramps.
  • It improves blood circulation and contributes to the health of the vascular system.
  • It detoxifies the body and purifies the blood.
  • It the work of liver and kidneys.
  • It can be used for inhalation against sinus problems, sore throat, bronchitis, or asthma.
  • Contributes to the improvement of the whole energy level of the organism, encourages better mood and positive thinking.

There are no negative effects – it does not damage our stomach and kidneys, as well as internal organs. Also the taste of the food is more natural when we use Himalayan salt. Also, Himalayan lamps eliminate harmful electromagnetic radiation and such lamps are recommended to be kept by the computer or TV.

Baths with Himalayan salt

Himalayan salt is a great addition to your bathroom. The skin, which is our largest organ reflects our health. When we use Himalayan salt, all the minerals which it contains are absorbed into the body through the skin. Bio-energy points are balanced, and the energy flow is activated. Salty baths with Himalayan salt may help with many conditions such as:
  • Various skin disorders,
  • Insect bites, wounds and blisters,
  • For skin irritation,
  • Gynaecological problems,
  • Rheumatism and diseases of the joints,
  • In the post-operative recovery.

Detoxification salt bath can be compared with three days of fasting. To obtain the full benefit of a brine bath with Himalayan salt, of great importance is the concentration of salt in the water, it should be the same as that in the body. 30 grams of Himalayan salt goes to 3 litres of water. The average bath holds about 100 to 120 litres of water, this means that you need for a bath about 1.2 grams of Himalayan salt. The water should have a temperature of about 37 degrees. When you use the healing salt bath with Himalayan salt, do not add soaps, or oils. It is necessary that the bath takes about half an hour, and only use a clean towel and rest for at least 40 minutes.

Himalayan salt price and where to buy it?

It largely depends on the packaging, and the average price ranges from 3 to 4 dollars. You can buy it in almost all well stocked health food stores, herbal pharmacies or online via the internet.
How to use Himalayan salt soap

At the outset to note that Himalayan salt soap contains 100 percent crystal salt and no other additives and ingredients. It is excellent for dry skin, cellulite, and herpes, and can also be used as a deodorant. At the start of use you can feel a tingling sensation due to irritation of the skin, but do not worry it will pass after a few minutes. The tingling is a sign of detoxification of the skin. When using Himalayan salt soap there is no need for a variety of creams and ointments.

Himalayan salt for acne

For acne, skin problems and rash you can use Himalayan salt. It is recommended that you in the morning make a solution with 3 litres of water and pour about 100 grams of Himalayan salt. The solution should be cooled and used during the day. Be sure before you start any treatment to exfoliate the skin. Peeling is done by rubbing the skin with Himalayan salt which is mixed with essential and base oils of your choice. With mild and gentle movements, gently rub it into the skin in order to achieve the best effect of oil and salt. By doing this you open the pores which with heating to allow the minerals contained in the Himalayan salt to enter them. The result after treatment is smooth and soft skin that is nourished with minerals. Exfoliation is enough to apply once or twice a week. Rinsing of the face is done daily in order for problems to withdraw.


Himalayan salt for the nose and sinuses
  • To prepare this solution, you need half a litre of water and one small teaspoon of salt from the Himalayas. Dissolve the salt in the water and use an old nose spray for application. When salt crystals begin to accumulate at the bottom of the container and can no longer dissolve, your solution for the nose is ready. Spray once in each nostril and you will notice improvements. 

How else can we use Himalayan salt

In addition to medicinal baths and solutions for the nose, Himalayan salt can also be used in other ways. And these are some of them:
  • With ear infections a saline solution that you made from salt and water can also be used as drops.
  • For nausea caused by travel, place a fabric around the neck which is filled with Himalayan salt.
  • For problems with fungus on your feet, soak your feet in a saline solution.
  • For sore throat gargle the saline solution, but do not swallow it.

Himalayan salt lamp

Himalayan lamp is something that absolutely must be at in your home because it will help in many ways and are much more than ordinary lamps. They are the healthiest source of artificial lighting. If you have a problem with asthma, depression, seasonal allergies, chronic fatigue, then the Himalayan salt lamp is right choice for all your problems. It is good to have a little lamp in the office in which you spend a lot of time, or in rooms where your children live.

How Himalayan salt lamp works? When the crystal salt is heated it emits negative ions that are favourable for our health and thus achieve the effect of natural ionizer. The lamp has a shelf life, and is also an ideal for gift to someone special. If you are wondering what is the price of Himalayan lamps we can tell you that it is about 20 dollars or more, and they are also available via the Internet.

Do you use Himalayan salt, what are your experiences? We expect your comments!