Himalayan salt is an incredibly beneficial natural salt which is a rich source of the 84 natural elements and minerals found in the human body, which are essential for our overall health and vitality.
The minerals in this salt are in an ionic state, meaning that they are small enough to be easily absorbed in the body.
People in Eastern Europe have used the therapeutic properties of salt rooms for more than 200 years, and the ancient Greeks used Halotherapy (salt therapy) as a treatment for respiratory problems.
Salt has powerful antibacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-microbial properties. Therefore, numerous people treat their respiratory issues, including asthma, allergies, hay fever, and congestion, by visiting salt mines and salt rooms.
Fortunately, we can reap the benefits of the Himalayan salt in the commodity of our home as well. It is available in various forms, rocks, lamps, blocks, coarse salt for baths, slabs, and ground salt for cooking.
Salt inhalers are one of the best ways to enjoy the beneficial effects of this salt. While inhaling, the natural moisture in the air absorbs the salt particles into the lungs and treats inflammation, asthma, sinusitis, colds, allergies, and congestion.
These are some of the health benefits of Himalayan salt:
- Himalayan salt contains 84 natural elements and minerals found in the human body.
- Its antibacterial, anti-fungal and anti-microbial properties detoxify the body
- It acts as a natural expectorant and reduces excess mucous.
- It reduces the redness and swelling of nasal passages
- Also, it soothes inflammation and irritations due to smoke and pollution
- It reduces mucus, and relieves night time coughing and post nasal drip, so it also helps sleep
Here is how to use a salt inhaler:
This inhaler is designed for dry therapy only, so you do not need to add water.
Place the Himalayan rocks inside a ceramic inhaler, and place the mouthpiece in the mouth. Start breathing normally through the mouth, and breathe out through the nose.
While inhaling, the long slow deep breathing will bring the salt ions to the lungs, and being small, they will bypass the nasal filtering system and go directly into the lungs.
There, they will get absorbed and brought into the bloodstream. This will relieve inflammation and pain in the lungs, and treat various respiratory issues, such as pneumonia, asthma, and bronchitis.
The effects of this treatment are subtle so you will probably need to repeat this procedure regularly in order to experience significant effects.
When you need to refill the inhaler, open the round plastic stopper, empty out the used Himalayan salt, and add fresh coarse salt. Then, plug the stopper back in.
You can buy such slat inhalers in most health food stores, or online. Get yours as soon as possible and enjoy its amazing effects!