Salt therapy is not new
Years ago it was common practice for people with lung conditions to visit salt mines for their healing benefits. Ancient Greeks also used Halotherapy (salt therapy) for respiratory problems.

Salt therapy is becoming more widely known and appreciated with the introduction of salt rooms in spas and other wellness businesses. Salt is known for its anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-microbial properties. While many people visit salt mines around the world to help rid themselves of respiratory ailments of all kinds including allergies, asthma, congestion and hay fever.

Himalayan salt is available in numerous forms such as blocks, slabs, lamps, rocks, ground salt for culinary purposes, coarse salt for baths, or you can make your own Sole.

Benefits of salt inhalers
When you inhale, the natural moisture in the air absorbs the salt particles into the lungs. This will help to reduce inflammation in the lungs and can help with other conditions such as asthma, allergies, colds, congestion, hay fever and sinus congestion. Unlike traditional inhalers, this therapeutic technique offers no negative side effects.

-Himalayan salt contains 84 natural elements and minerals that are found in the human body.
-Salt inhalation therapy can reduce redness and swelling of nasal passages.
-Salt is a natural expectorant and may help in reducing excess mucous.
-Himalayan salt inhalers can reduce irritation and inflammation from pollutants and smoke.
-Reducing mucous, may eliminate night time coughing and post nasal drip, allowing you to sleep better.
-Salt is known for its anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-microbial properties. Using a salt inhaler can be used to cleanse the body of harmful organisms.

How to use a salt inhaler
Place the inhaler mouth piece in your mouth. Breathe in normally through the mouth, and exhale through the nose. Do not add water, the inhaler is for dry therapy only. When you inhale with long slow deep breaths this will bring the salt ions to the lungs. Because the ions are so small they bypass the nasal filtering system we have and go directly into the lungs. The lungs then absorb the ions and bring them into the bloodstream.