Pink Himalayan Salt

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What is Pink Himalayan salt?

Pink Himalayan salt is extracted and mined from a dried ancient sea deep in the foothills of the Himalayan mountains in Pakistan. It is believed that the salt was left behind millions of years ago, the pink color comes from the trapped minerals that were left inside the salt giving a unique distinct color, the mineral left behind is potassium, Magnesium, and calcium. It is believed that pink salt has many health benefits over using normal salt. The salt actually tastes different from regular table salt which is why most people are willing to pay extra to use Himalayan salt in their food. However it is used for many other reasons than to use in your food, people use it to cleanse their skin as a salt scrub, used as a salt bath, crafted and hollowed out into a shape of a salt lamp, crafted into salt candle holders, and farmers even use it to feed their life stock. Over the recent year, the popularity of using these salt has gained hugely in popularity and Pakistan now export 100s of million tonnes out of the country each year. 

What does it look like?

 Normal salt usually has a white color and is ground into fine salt, while on the other hand, Pink Himalayan salt comes usually as small chunky salt this often looks much more appealing for people using it for cooking.

Is Pink salt good for you?

Eating too much salt can be bad for you as it is high in concentration of sodium however it is reported that pink himalayan salt can be better for you as it has more minerals than regular salt. People that struggle with skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema might benefit from using pink himalayan salt in their bath as the minerals within the salt can help clean and heal the skin faster.

People struggling with lung disease can use salt pipes which can help them with asthma, COPD, and bronchitis. Himalayan salt inhalers can help with:

 

  • Clear your airways from pollen and allergens
  • Thin out thick mucus making it easier to breathe
  • Helps reduce symptoms from asthma and COPD
  • Help ease breathing and reduce anxiety

 We have a more detailed article about salt inhalers here.

 Animals also benefit from using Pink Himalayan salt 

Just like humans Animals need salt in their diet to help retain water, many animal owners will use Himalayan salt licks which can be hung on a fence so their animals can lick the salt to get the precious minerals that they need. 

Using a Himalayan salt lick is a perfect alternative to normal salt as it comes in chunks of salt that can be easily hung to avoid getting on the dirt. 

Using Pink Himalayan salt to clean your mouth 

Pink Himalayan salt can be very beneficial as a mouth wash, simply adding one tablespoon of Himalayan salt and mixing with water makes the most organic mouth wash you can use. It is recommended if you have had an injury to the mouth or been to the dentist it is recommended to use Pink salt to help clean the injury and help recover quicker.

 Not only it can help clean your mouth it can also help with a sore throat.

 Cleaning your feet

Pink Himalayan salt can be also very beneficial if you have a bacterial infection on your feet or a fungal infection. Simply place your feet in a container and add Pink Himalayan salt. Let it soak in warm water for an hour. You should repeat this every day.

Summary 

Pink Himalayan salt has gained popularity over recent years over its associated health benefits, and it can be used in many ways for the skin, eating, and cleaning your airways. You can shop in confidence at the lamplife and deliveries usually take 3-5 working days.