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Himalayan Pink Salt: Eight Incredible Health Benefits

by Phil Mutz
Phil is an Editor at LittleThings. He loves writing and the outdoors. You can often find him at the movies or the park.

With all of the talk about adjusting my salt intake for the sake of my health, one type of salt consistently gets overlooked: Himalayan pink salt.

This unique mineral substance has been used for its healing properties for thousands of years. But after years of being forgotten about, Himalayan pink salt is finally making its way back into our lives.

Just as there are health benefits of using cold water, there are quite a few ways that Himalayan pink salt can have a positive impact on your mind and body.

You may even have used this incredible salt before in a relaxing salt bath without realizing just how much good it might actually be doing for you!

Scroll through below for a look at this exclusive list of health benefits. Some of these are downright surprising — who knew that pink salt could be good for your kidneys?

Will you be trying out this unique salt yourself? Let us know in the comments!

What Is Himalayan Pink Salt?

<u>What Is Himalayan Pink Salt?</u>
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According to Skinnywithfiber.org, “This salt is a natural and ridiculously pure mineral substance that is pink in color… People used it for thousands and thousands of years as a natural medicine and therapeutic cure.”

And, of course, this salt comes from the Himalayan Mountains.

You can enjoy Himalayan pink salt in a variety of forms.

Keep scrolling below to see three simple ways to use this incredible salt, as well as eight amazing health benefits.

Three Ways To Use Himalayan Pink Salt
Method #1: Mineral Bath

<u>Three Ways To Use Himalayan Pink Salt</u><br>Method #1: Mineral Bath

Himalayan salt can be used in a bath.

Like any other bath salt, simply fill your bathtub or jacuzzi with warm water and drop in a handful of these small crystals.

A luxurious 20- or 30-minute bath should be plenty to help you start reaping the health benefits.

Method #2: Pink Salt Lamp

Method #2: Pink Salt Lamp
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You can also buy yourself a Himalayan pink salt lamp.

According to Dr. Joseph Mercola, “Worldwide scientific tests have shown how crystal salt lamps can increase the number of negative ions released into your indoor air.”

Simply add one of these incredible lamps to your home, turn it on, and enjoy its healing powers on a daily basis.

Method #3: Sole

Method #3: Sole
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Sole is a drink that is extremely easy to make.

Simply purchase larger Himalayan salt stones and place them in water, allowing them to sit overnight.

Himalayancrystalsalt.com writes, “Each morning, before eating or drinking anything, add one teaspoon of… sole to a glass of artesian or spring water, and drink.”

Which of these Himalayan pink salt methods do you prefer? Keep scrolling to see their health benefits!

Eight Unbelievable Health Benefits
Benefit #1: Regulates Blood Pressure

<u>Eight Unbelievable Health Benefits</u><br>Benefit #1: Regulates Blood Pressure

If you need help regulating your blood pressure, you may want to try taking advantage of Himalayan pink salt.

According to Healthyandnaturalworld.com, “It regulates the pressure in your blood vessels,” also known as your blood pressure.

It is just important not to drink more than the suggested amount of pink salt daily, or you can risk a negative result.

Benefit #2: Eases Muscle Cramps

Benefit #2: Eases Muscle Cramps
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Himalayan pink salt is great for easing and reducing muscle cramps and pains.

According to Naturallivingideas.com: “A warm bath infused with Himalayan pink salt is also great for relaxing cramped muscles.

“The magnesium and some other trace minerals… absorb through the skin to help heal damaged muscle and other soft tissues.”

Benefit #3: Improves Skin

Benefit #3: Improves Skin
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This incredible salt is also really helpful at making your skin healthy and beautiful.

According to San Francisco Salt Company, “Bathing in natural Himalayan salt is a low-cost skin care alternative… The salt is readily absorbed in your skin, cleaning and purifying your pores.”

Also, Holistichealthsecrets.com writes that the salt can “heal skin diseases by cleaning from the inside out.”

Benefit #4: Helps Regulate Sleep Patterns

Benefit #4: Helps Regulate Sleep Patterns
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For anyone suffering from erratic sleep patterns, Himalayan salt can be a lifesaver.

Healthy Holistic Living even suggests mixing some with a little honey before bed.

They write that this “works to increase serotonin… helping us to destress naturally [and] allowing us to get the best sleep possible.”

Benefit #5: Lowers Stress Levels

Benefit #5: Lowers Stress Levels
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Of course a bath sounds nice and relaxing. But a bath with Himalayan pink salt can be even more relaxing.

Naturallivingideas.com writes: “Research backs up the stress-relieving effects of bathing.

“In fact, enjoying a mineral bath is a type of therapy, known as balneotherapy. And what is full of minerals? Himalayan pink salt, of course!”

Benefit #6: Acts As An Antihistamine

Benefit #6: Acts As An Antihistamine
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Whether you are prone to colds or simply suffer from frequent allergies, Himalayan pink salt can help.

According to Skinnywithfiber.org, “This salt can clear up sinus issues and improve any respiratory conditions you may be dealing with (including asthma).”

Benefit #7: Supports Thyroid Health

Benefit #7: Supports Thyroid Health
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Anyone who suffers from thyroid trouble (or wants to prevent problems from developing) should give drinking sole a try.

According to Empoweredsustenance.com, one of the main Himalayan salt sole benefits is that it “supports thyroid and adrenal function.”

Benefit #8: Promotes Kidney Health

Benefit #8: Promotes Kidney Health
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The Global Healing Center writes that Himalayan salt “promotes kidney and gallbladder health.”

Drinking sole can also be effective for fighting off painful kidney and gallbladder stones.

Holistichealthsecrets.com writes that this salt can “dissolve and eliminate sediments and clear calcifications that lead to stones.”

However you decide to take advantage of Himalayan pink salt, the list of health benefits remains quite long!

Will you be trying out this unique salt yourself? Have you had any positive experiences with Himalayan pink salt? Let us know in the comments.

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