How Himalayan Salt Benefits our Health??


Golden Ruler's of Penmai
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Sep 3, 2012

Wonderful health benefits of Himalayan salt easily make all other salts pale in its comparison, including rock salt and table salt. Being considered as one of the purest and most natural form of salts, its free from pollutants and toxins. This makes it superior to sea salt. The most common forms of this salt are Pink salt and Black salt (Kala namak). However, Himalayan salt is also known by the name of ‘King Salt’ because it used to be served to the royalty; whereas commoners used sea or rock salt. In the ancient civilization, it was famous as ‘White Gold’; and today it is called ‘Salt of Life’. It contains around 84 minerals and elements found in the human body. Its unique cellular structure allows it to store vibrational energy.

Health Benefits of Himalayan Salt Use

Negative ions- Modern gadgets at home, like television, telephone, air-conditioners, computers and refrigerators, produce positive ions. They cause anxiety, tension, fatigue and depression. Himalayan salt adds negative ions that neutralize these environmental positive ions. So, it helps in lifting an ill mental state. Many lamps and candles made with this salt are available in the market.

Minerals and trace elements- Himalayan salt contains 84 minerals and elements, beneficial for human body. Here is the description of some:
1) Calcium- Protects and strengthens bones and teeth structure.
2) Chromium- Metabolizes and regulates the blood glucose.
3) Cobalt- Aids in the production of red blood cells.
4) Iron- Important for the formation of red blood cells.
5) Other minerals and elements- Magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, zinc, sulfur and molybdenum.

Dental hygiene- The use of Himalayan salt draws out pathogens, kills bacteria and germs that cause various dental illnesses. Take a small piece of its crystal and dissolve it in water. Doing gargles with this water stops the distress of halitosis (unpleasant mouth odor). If suffering from sore and bleeding gums, then gargle with this water 3-4 times a day. It also heals a sore tooth problem.

Acne- Himalayan salt helps in treating acne, warding off the responsible toxins. Just dissolve a bar of this salt in water and use as a face wash.

Improve inhalation- Inhalation of the steam of the Himalayan Salt brine clears the passages of a congested respiratory tract. Brine is a solution of salt and the liquid which high in salinity or you can also call it a preservative. The inhalation of its vapors heals headaches caused by sinusitis and related diseases.

Skin disorders- This salt helps in cleansing and detoxifying the skin. It contains bromine and magnesium that heals the skin allergy linked to dermatitis. For getting better results, use this salt by mixing it with any gentle skin cleanser or water.

Substitute to table salt- The refined crystallized form of Himalayan salt is a better option than the table salt. It contains many minerals important for the human body.

Other benefits- Himalayan salt controls the water level within the human body; and regulates it for proper functioning of various organs. It also promotes a stable pH balance in the body cells, including the brain cells.

- This salt encourages a fine blood sugar condition and aids in reducing the signs of aging. It also promotes the cellular hydroelectric energy creation and absorption abilities of food elements in the intestinal tract.

- It aids your vascular health, supporting the healthy functioning of the respiratory system. It also reduces the occurrence of sinus diseases and muscle cramps.

- Himalayan salt creates a healthy libido and promotes bone strength. It regulates the blood pressure level and prevents cellulite's when compared to table salt. This salt also reduces the development of rheumatism, arthritis and gout.

- It helps in extracting the excessive amount of acidity from the body cells, mainly the brain cells. It is important to the nerve communication and information; facilitates the way of ‘processing’ that helps the brain cells to work properly right from the time of conception till death.

- This salt works as a natural hypnotic that helps in regulating sleep patterns.

- ‘King salt’ helps in clearing mucus plugs and sticky phlegm from the lungs, mainly in asthma and cystic fibrosis. It also clears the mucus and congestion of the sinuses. This salt prevents the production of extra saliva that flows out of the mouth while sleeping.

This Himalayan boon provides much more health benefits than the regular rock or table salt. It is abundant in various minerals and elements needed to fulfill the nutrient requirement of the body. It is one of the purest and most natural forms of salt because its entirely extracted by hands and not by refining machines. However, as moderation is the key to a good health, the same is the case with this food additive. Do use it moderately and cherish its wonderful health benefits.
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Ruler's of Penmai
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Jul 26, 2012
dear Gkarti, really wonderful and useful information on himalayan rock salt. thanks for sharing such rare information

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