Himalayan salt is packed full of minerals, known for its detoxifying properties. Himalayan salt can be a great bath salt just on its own.Instructions for use for Bathing
Dissolve salt in a bath of approx 37C.
Relax and soak for 20 minutes or so.
For detoxifying bathing use up to 500g of salt per regular sized bath.
Use 3 times per week for 2 weeks, then when needed.
For general wellbeing use approx 100g-200g per regular sized bath.
The book Salt & Water by Dr Barbara Hendel claims that a 30 minute soak in a bath filled with 1kg of Himalayan Salt has the same detoxing effect as a three day fast.
Harvested from high in the Himalayan mountain range, Himalayan pink salt isn’t just pretty to look at, it’s good for you, too. Himalayan pink salt can be used for cooking, in spa treatments and in cosmetics. It can also be used as a natural healing treatment.
The magic of the pink salt
Himalayan pink salt isn’t any normal salt. It contains 84 minerals and trace elements that are highly beneficial for the body including magnesium, calcium, copper, potassium and iron, according to the website The Greater Green. “Regular consumption of Himalayan pink salt provides essential minerals, trace elements, balances electrolytes, supports proper nutrient absorption, eliminates toxins, balances the body’s pH, normalizes blood pressure, and increases circulation and conductivity,” according to the website.
The salt is sometimes comes a reddish or pink color, with some crystals having an off-white colour to it. It is commonly used for cooking similar to regular table salt, brine and bath products.