Whether you have placed a elegant piece of Himalayan salt lamp in your bedroom or picked up a fancy cutting board made out of pink Himalayan salt from the superstore nearby your house, there is no denying in the fact that pink Himalayan salt is super trendy nowadays. But it isn’t only for beautifying the surroundings, it comes with many health benefits whether you consume it, apply it to your skin, place in your bedrooms or drawing rooms, or add it to your bath.
Benefits of these pink Himalayan rocks are far beyond a pretty aesthetic.
What exactly is Himalayan Salt ?
Himalayan salt is found near the foothills of Himalayan mountains near the Jehlum district of Punjab province of Pakistan. Himalayan Salt is harvested without explosives using traditional methods to avoid contaminating the salt. Pink Himalayan salt is minimally processed and gets its characteristic from a wide range of minerals and trace elements included in it. Above all According to Elizabeth Taddiken, ND, a naturopathic physician, at Rockwood Natural Medicine Clinic Himalayan salt can improve your skin or recharge you with energy after a bout of illness.
Benefits of Pink Himalayan Salt:
Marinate your feet:
Pink Himalayan salt can help your skin retain moisture, which make Himalayan salt an ideal ingredient for a spa like soak. Dip your feet in warm water saturated with the Himalayan salt (one-eighth, 1/8, cup of pink Himalayan salt per gallon of water). This can help relieve painful, tired feet after a hectic long day.
You can also add magnesium flakes if desired because adding magnesium flakes with pink Himalayan salt can allows for better absorption of the minerals and it can help to hydrate your skin all over.
Scrub your body with it:
Exfoliating texture of pink Himalayan salt will leave you with soft and silky skin. According to American Academy of Dermatology, regular exfoliation can boost your production of collagen, the protein that keeps skin smooth. You can try this DIY body scrub from Taddiken:
Combine 1 cup fine or medium grain pink Himalayan salt, 1/4 cup olive oil and ten drops essential oil. Rinse your skin and then apply this homemade scrub on your body in circular motions, avoiding broken skin, to remove dead skin cells.
Sooth a soar throat:
Elders used to advise to gargle saltwater to sooth a soar throat. Although it is not a cure for immediate relief but saltwater can kill bacteria, loosen mucus and ease pain according to Penn State Medicine.
Just mix 1/2 teaspoon of finely ground pink Himalayan salt with a cup of warm water and gargle.
Bliss out in a Himalayan salt room:
You may notice that more spas are offering Himalayan salt rooms, where you zone out in a man-made salt cave. Some experts believe it may relieve symptoms of asthma, according to the American Lung Association.
The theory: When you inhale tiny salt particles, they’ll pull water into your airways, thinning out mucus and reducing inflammation in the process.
Although there isn’t much evidence to back up salt therapy (also known as halo therapy) yet, relaxing in one of these rooms could simply make you feel better through a placebo effect. If anything, you’ll have around 45 minutes of uninterrupted serenity in a blissful salt cave—which may be worth a visit in and of itself. Just be sure to check with your doctor before going if you have a respiratory, heart, or kidney condition.
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