Himalayas, the magical highest mountain range on earth extends through China, Nepal, Myanmar, Pakistan, India, Bhutan and Afghanistan, hiding treasure millions of years old – salt.
Himalayan salt originates from the ancient sea, an ecosystem that is older than 250 million years.
It is believed that it is the purest salt on earth because of the volcanic lava, snow and ice and it is kept from modern contaminants. Himalayan salt is used in nutrition and it also has its health benefits and we are using it for therapeutic purposes.
The color of this salt can vary from white to a distinctive pink color, depending on the concentration of components.
Along with iodine, Himalayan salt contains over 80 minerals and trace elements which are necessary for human body, among them magnesium, calcium, sulfur, potassium, sodium and many more. It is very beneficial for human health and it is called the “Royal salt”.
It is very interesting that despite the exquisite demand for this salt, it is still mined and processed by hand.
Workers dig the salt out from the bottom of the Himalayas, wash it and dry it in the sun. Then they grind it by hand, in order to preserve all the values it is known for.
HELPS THE WHOLE ORGANISM
Thanks to magnesium, calcium and potassium, Himalayan salt easily restores lost fluids and electrolytes lost through sweating. Therefore, it is ideal addition to summer meals and drinks.
It is suitable for people with high blood pressure and diabetes, athletes and everyone that prefers happy lifestyle. Himalayan salt regulates the metabolism of water and purifies the body.
Thanks to sodium it can naturally regulate electrolytes in the body and helps detoxification of the whole organism. This salt can speed up the excretion of toxins and helps the kidneys excrete excess acidity in the urine. It can also improve the absorption of nutrients from the food and speeds up the digestion.
These are the primary benefits of Himalayan salt :
– Relieves dehydration
– Helps the metabolism
– Provides alkaline balance
– Natural hypnotic – regulates sleep, reduces fatigue and stress
– Suitable for high blood pressure and diabetes
– Promotes absorption of nutrients
– Promotes the excretion of toxins from the body
– Helps with skin problems and infections
– Reduces osteoporosis
– Acts as a natural disinfectant.
Himalayan salt can also be used in beauty treatments as a addition to baths, for making wrappings and exfoliation of the skin. It can be used as a disinfectant diluted with some water. It can disinfect:
– Wounds, blisters, insect bites
– Acne, pimples, rashes
– Ulcers in the mouth.
Himalayan salt can be used for making inhalations in sinus infection, throat, asthma, bronchitis, persistent respiratory distress. It can help relieve symptoms of rheumatism, osteoporosis and muscle pain. This salt can clean the body after radiation, chemotherapy or a disease, showed good results in weight loss as well as insomnia, stress and fatigue.
The mixture of Himalayan salt and honey that will improve your sleep is described here. http://fresh-healthy-food.com/2016/07/17/you-will-never-wake-up-tired-again-if-you-eat-these-two-things-before-you-go-to-bed/
We talked earlier about a natural remedy with lemons and Himalayan salt that can relive all kinds of headaches and even migraine. You can read about it here: http://fresh-healthy-food.com/2016/07/28/the-headache-will-go-away-in-just-five-minutes-you-just-have-to-do-this/