Himalayan salt is high in iron, magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, potassium and chloride. It also contains traces of boron, fluoride, iodine, zinc, selenium and copper, all of which are important for health and well-being and help to create a balanced mind and a relaxed body.
For centuries people have trusted the benefits of salt therapy (speleotherapy with Himalayan salt) to relieve respiratory illnesses, improve skin conditions and strengthen their immune systems. Here are some of the benefits of soaking in Himalayan salts. You can find support and healing for the following:
- Muscle and body aches
- Skin conditions caused by stress
- Seasonal allergies
- Sinus problems
- Cold, cough and flu
- Immune system
- Joint pain and inflammation
Himalayan salt’s mineral benefits are available regardless of what form the salt is consumed. Himalayan salt is most often found as coarse grains, fine grains, or large blocks which can be used as room purifiers.