Reasons we Love Himalayan Pink Salt

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All of the glorious reasons we love Himalayan Pink Salt!

Reasons we Love Himalayan Pink Salt

Himalayan Pink salt is one of the purest salts available for culinary, therapeutic and cosmetic uses. This luxurious and delectable salt has beautifully formed crystals which range in color from off-white to a lustrous pink.Himalayan Pink salt is a pure, hand-mined salt that is derived from ancient sea salt deposits, and it is believed to be the purest form of salt available.Himalayan Pink salt was originally formed from marine fossil deposits over 250 million years ago during the Jurassic era. Harvested from ancient sea beds, this rare and extraordinary salt has been a valuable commodity for centuries. Historically, the people of the Himalayas used this salt to preserve their fish and meat throughout the year, and every spring they transported the salt to Nepalese valleys for trade. Himalayan Pink salt is still extracted from mines by hand, according to long-standing tradition, and without the use of any mechanical devices or explosion techniques. After being hand-selected, the salt is then hand-crushed, hand-washed, and dried in the sun. Mountain Rose HerbsWe love all the things Himlayan Salt can be used for:

EATING

Regular consumption of Himalayan Pink salt provides essential minerals, trace elements, balances electrolytes, supports proper nutrient absorption, eliminates toxins, balances the body’s pH, and increases circulation. Mountain Rose Herbs

Because of these minerals Himalayan pink salt can: Create an electrolyte balance Increases hydration Regulate water content both inside and outside of cells Balance pH (alkaline/acidity) and help to reduce acid reflux Prevent muscle cramping Aid in proper metabolism functioning Strengthen bones Lower blood pressure Help the intestines absorb nutrients Prevent goiters Improve circulation Dissolve and eliminate sediment to remove toxins

SALT SLABS (US LINK

Enhance salt taste and mineral content to your food.

Can be heated, chilled & frozen.

Himalayan salt is rich in trace minerals and has a naturally high moisture content, which allows charcoal companion’s Himalayan salt plate to be heated or chilled to extreme temperatures. Works wonderfully on the grill, on a gas range or even chilled in the refrigerator or freezer for serving and presenting cold foods.

BATHING (US LINK)

Add 1/2 cup of Himalayan salt to your bath water for a therapeutic and detoxifying soak. The replenishing nutrients stimulate circulation, relieve cramps & sore muscles & benefit our skin.

For a full on detox bath, it’s said to add 2 cups. *With any detox bath, exercise caution. Don’t use too hot of water, keep a cool glass of water near by to avoid dehydration. keep a cloth you can add cool water to for your face or forehead.

SOAP (US LINK)

Himalayan salt is wonderful for our skin!

A couple of my friends make fabulous bars of natural, handmade soap with Himalayan Pink Salt!

Check out Atomic Balm & SunnyBungalow on Etsy! 

Check out this beauty bar made with Organic Rose Clay, Charcoal & essential oils!

ESSENTIAL OIL DIFFUSERS (CAN LINK) (US LINK)

Many people use their salt lamp as an oil diffuser. You can also purchase them with oils or with a dish embedded in the top for the oil to be diffused.

SALT LAMPS  (US

Air purification, helps you sleep better, reduces stress & allergy symptoms & so much more! You can read our post about them here and also see more links to where you can purchase them online.

HIMALAYAN SALT SHOT GLASSES, (US)

Set of 4 FDA Approved Pink

Salt Glasses

  • Naturally adds salt flavor to your shots
  • Naturally resists the growth of bacteria
  • Wipe clean and store in a cool, dry place

While the reviews show these may not be super practical, they are a pretty neat idea.

I’M SURE THERE ARE A TON OF OTHER WAYS TO USE HIMALAYAN PINK SALT! WHAT DO YOU USE HIMALAYAN SALT FOR?

See our post on The Benefits of Himalayan Pink Salt Lamps.


FIRST links are Canada. (US links in brackets) 🙂 Thank you for your support! Please also see my disclaimer. No claims here are medical advice and should never replace that of your medical practitioner. For educational purposes only This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Mountain Rose Herbs

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Briar Rose

Briar Rose - Canadian Mama to two beautiful boys, blessed wife to the most supportive husband, Positive Parenting, Natural Family Wellness & Motherhood. Saved by Grace, Lover of all things old. Antiques, Old Books and Old Homes. History and Ancestry. Refinishing or Restoring Furniture, Creating Rustic Designs, Ornate Antique, Primitive Decorating. Learning to bake, sharing on Old Recipe Book. Taking a break from Blogging @ Briar Rose Blog, The Herbal Healing Mama, & Rustic Reclaimed Designs. - Profile photo: Reflections of Life Photography.

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