Health benefits of Pink Himalayan Salt
Hello friends, as we all know Salt is a primary requirement for seasoning our food. No meal tastes good without some salt in it. Routinely, we consume refined salt that has undergone excessive processing in the factories. The natural benefits of this kind of packaged and refined salt are lost. Today, we shall be taking a bit about Pink Himalayan salt.This salt is known as the purest and cleanest salt available on the earth and it is free from all sorts of pollutants and toxins. Due to the presence of iron oxide in the Himalayan salt, it often has a Pinkish color. It is also known as Rock salt, sea salt and Himalayan Crystal salt.
Himalayan salt obviously consists of Sodium chloride in a 85 % but it also contains 15% various naturally occurring trace elements including Sulfates, Magnesium, Calcium, Potassium, Phosphorus, Copper, Zinc, Selenium, Iodine, and Fluoride. These minerals can be easily absorbed by the human cells and is also known for healing your body in a number of ways.
Here are some health benefits of Himalayan salt.
1. Cleanses the Digestive Tract
Himalayan salt helps to detoxify our digestive system. It helps in regulating the production of Hcl in stomach. It also helps to keep the gastric problems away by aiding proper breakdown of food. It helps improving peristaltic movements of intestine while also improving synthesis of digestive juices from Liver and Pancreas.
2. Purifies air
Himalayan salt lamp heats up and attracts dust, pollutants and moisture on it’s surface. Therefore, it removes unhealthy particles from the room’s air when used in homes and offices.
3. Maintains Fluid Balance in body
Himalayan pink salt contains several electrolytes that helps to regulate the fluid levels and hydration in the body. Unlike table salt, it does not elevate blood pressure.
All you need to do is place 1 inch of Himalayan crystal salt in a glass jar, preferably a one with a lid and then add 2-3 inches of filtered water. Make sure that the salt crystals are completely covered with water. Now allow the water to sit overnight and drink this solution every morning.
3. Provides Relief from Respiratory Diseases
From sinusitis, bronchitis, asthma to allergies, Himalayan salt helps to treat all type of treating respiratory problems. This action is said to be present due to anti inflammatory and antibacterial properties. It also helps to loosen the excessive mucus present in respiratory tract.
Himalayan salt also helps to reduce IgE antibody levels in the blood which are believed to be responsible for hypersensitivity reactions in the body.
You need to take 1 tablespoon of pure pink salt in a small tub of hot water and keep your head over the tub at a reasonable distance. Now cover your head with towel and inhale the steam. Repeat doing this for 2-3 times in a day.
4. Detoxifies the Body and helps to balance the body Ph
Himalayan salt helps to maintain the acid-alkaline balance in the body due to presence of certain electrolytes. Therefore, it’s consumption is recommended.
Similarly, you can add some Himalayan salt to your bath water to flush out the toxins via your skin. You can dissolve some Himalayan salt in a bathtub filled with warm water and soak yourself in the bath for 10 to 15 minutes.
5. Induces sound sleep at night
Due to it’s high mineral content, Pink Himalayan salt helps you sleep better at night.
6.Improves Dental Health
This is due to antibacterial and antiseptic properties in the Himalayan salt. You need to dissolve one spoon of Himalayan salt in a glass of warm water and rinse your mouth with this solution after brushing your teeth. You should do it twice in a day.
Apart from the above mentioned benefits, it is great for people who want to shed weight and stay fit. Women suffering from hormonal imbalances can give Pink Himalayan salt a shot, as a part of their diet.
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