Himalayan salt is the healthiest and purest salt in the world. From ancient times it is one of the most valuable foods in the human diet. In Korea it was one of the basic ingredients for the exchange, in ancient Rome, soldiers were paid with salt. So the Himalayan salt in ancient times was a rare and precious ingredient.
Unlike refined salt, it is quickly metabolized and does not increase the concentration of potassium and sodium in the blood, and therefore it does not lead to high blood pressure. Hereinafter read about how to use it and what are its healing properties.
Himalayan salt- composition
Sodium is an essential nutritive element which is essential to our body to maintain the level of the electrolyte, it helps regulate blood pressure, and aids the normal operation of the muscle tissue. It contains 84 precious elements that are found in our body, thus supplying our body with all the necessary and essential minerals.
These minerals found in the Himalayan salt are tiny and cells can easily digest them. Himalayan salt has a unique molecular structure that contains sodium, calcium, magnesium, and iron, which are necessary for the correct cellular metabolism.
Himalayan salt is old more than 250 million years. It originated pure in the Himalayan caves, from where people still manually remove it and wash it.
It dries naturally in the sun and after drying, it is packed in organic bags, to maintain its purity and vibration of perfect natural environment. It is used in smaller amounts, because it has a fairly intense taste and therefore the daily salt intake quantity is less, which is much better for our health.
Except for pressure regulation, it is excellent for people troubled by poor circulation in the legs and arms, which will be discussed later.
Himalayan salt as a medicine
Traditionally, the Himalayan salt is considered extremely valuable, was used mainly by the wealthy aristocracy and since ancient times it was called a white gold. The highest quality boulders are milled in table salt, while the larger ground is used in baths and for different treatments.
Here are some of its health advantages..
- It is easily absorbed and prevents dehydration of the organism.
- Regulating the level of water and electrolytes in the body.
- Regulates the level of sugar in the blood and prevents the development of diabetes.
- It helps regulate the metabolism and digestive processes.
- Balances the pH of the cells.
- Prevents aging of the organism.
- Supports health respiratory tract, especially the sinuses.
- It helps strengthen bones, especially in growing children.
- Regenerates brain cells and helps improve concentration and healthy sleep.
- Prevents muscle cramps.
- Improves blood circulation and contributes to the health of the vascular system.
- It affects detoxification and blood purification.
- It helps the function of the liver and kidneys.
- It can also be used for inhalation in cases of sinus problems, sore throat, asthma or bronchitis.
- Contributes to improving the entire energy level of the body, mood, and fosters a positive opinion.
There is no negative effect — it does not damage our stomach and kidneys, as well as internal organs. Also the taste of food is more natural when using the Himalayan salt. Furthermore, Himalayan lamp eliminates harmful electromagnetic radiation and such lamps are recommended to be kept near the computer and the TV.
Himalayan salt bath
Himalayan salt is an excellent addition to your bathroom. The skin that is our biggest organ reflects the health of the internal organs. When we use Himalayan salt, all the minerals that it contains can be absorbed into the body through the skin, bio-energy points are balanced, and the energy flow is activated.
Saline baths with Himalayan salt may help with many conditions such as:
- Various skin diseases,
- Insect bites, wounds and blisters,
- For skin irritations,
- Gynecological problems,
- Rheumatism and diseases of the joints,
- In post-operative recovery.
Detoxification with salt bath can be compared with three days of fasting. In order to obtain full benefit of the salt bath of the Himalayan salt, of great importance is the salt concentration of salt in the water, which should be the same as that in the body. 30 grams of salt from the Himalayas goes to 3 liters of water.
The average bathtub holds about 100 to 120 liters of water, this means that you need about 1.2gr Himalayan salt for a bath. The water should be at a temperature of about 37 degrees. When using the curative salt bath with Himalayan salt, do not add any soaps or oils.
It is necessary that the bath takes about half an hour and, afterwards, only rub with a clean towel and rest for at least 40 minutes.
Himalayan salt- price and where to buy
It largely depends on the weight and packaging, and average price ranges from 1 to 3 dollars. You can buy it in almost all health food stores, herbal pharmacies or online on the Internet …
How to use Himalayan salt soap
At the beginning to note that the soap of Himalayan salt contains 100 percent crustal salt and any other additives and impurities. It is excellent for dry skin, cellulite, herpes, it can also be used as a deodorant.
In the initial period of use, it can be felt a tingling sensation due to irritation of the skin, but do not worry, since it will stop in a few minutes. The tingling sensation is a sign of detoxification of the skin. While using the soap of Himalayan salt there is no need for other creams and ointments…
Himalayan salt for acne
For acne, skin problems and rashes you can be freely used Himalayan salt. It is recommended that in the morning you make a solution of 3 liters of water and 100 grams of Himalayan salt. The solution should be cooled, and is used during the day. Be sure before you start any treatment, to exfoliate your skin.
The peeling is done by rubbing the skin with Himalayan salt mixed with essential and base oils by your choice. With mild and gentle movements, rub it into the skin in order to achieve the best effect from the functioning of the oil and salt.
Then it comes to the expansion of pores which while warming the body allow greater entry of minerals from the Himalayan salt. The result after the treatment is smooth and soft skin that is nourished with minerals. The exfoliation procedure is enough to be done once or twice a week, but you should wash the face every day to solve issues as soon withdrew.