Health Benefits of Sea Salt
Learn about Sea Salt and its extraordinary health benefits
We all know that our body is at least 75% water.
What, maybe not all of us know, is that this water contained in our tissues, cells, blood, etc. is a salty water solution, very similar to the seawater...
So, why are we often told that salt is not good for our health?
Is salt good or bad for us?
In the study made by Inter-University of Graz, Austria, patients who drank FIJI Water together with the Original Himalayan Crystal Salt saw significant positive changes in respiratory, circulatory, organ, connective tissue and nervous system functions. Patients also reported increases in the quality of sleep, energy and concentration levels, brain activity, weight loss, enhanced consciousness and noticeable nail and hair growth.
- For a more comprehensive summary of the study findings, read the book Water and Salt, The Essence of Life by Barbara, Dr Hendel and biophysicist Peter Ferreira.
Natural Sea Salt re-balances entire body - explains the book:
- Salt is most effective in stabilizing irregular heartbeats and, contrary to the misconception that it causes high blood pressure, it is actually essential for the regulation of blood pressure - in conjunction with water. Naturally the proportions are critical.
- Salt is vital to the extraction of excess acidity from the cells in the body, particularly the brain cells.
- Salt is vital for balancing the sugar levels in the blood; a needed element for diabetics.
- Salt is vital for the generation of hydroelectric energy in cells of the body. It is used for local power generation at the sites where energy is needed.
- Salt is vital to the nerve cells' communication and information processing all the time that the brain cells work, from the moment of conception to death.
- Salt is vital for absorption of food particles through the intestinal tract.
- Salt is vital for the clearance of the lungs of mucus plugs and sticky phlegm, particularly in asthma and cystic fibrosis.
- Salt is vital for clearing up catarrh and congestion of the sinuses.
- Salt is a strong natural antihistamine.
- Salt is essential for the prevention of muscle cramps.
Carbondale Center for Macrobiotic Studies explains that:
"Salt is the great purifier, and protector of health. Why go to all the trouble to discharge animal protein-derived salt from your body? Because being able to absorb the proper amount of salt is essential to maintaining the proper isotonic balance of salt in the blood, and protecting us from infectious disorders.
Our blood should be salty to protect ourselves from disease. The Gospel of Mark quotes Jesus as teaching, "Salt is good…therefore, have salt in yourselves and live at peace, one with another."
Table salt vs. unrefined sea salt:
Salt obtained from solar evaporation of sea water is entirely different from modern refined salt, and it contains a variety of minerals that play a role in keeping the body's electrolytes in a healthy balance.
The common table salt, we use today is primarily kiln-dried sodium chloride with anti-caking agents added. Trace minerals, as well as calcium, magnesium and potassium salts are removed in processing. Kiln-drying involves scorching salt at high heat to remove moisture. This refining process creates a product that is unnatural and hard on the body. It is the true culprit that contributes to high blood pressure, heart trouble, kidney disease and eczema, among other problems.
Even many salts labeled “sea salt” are washed or boiled, which removes minerals and trace elements from the salt. These salts are absolutely toxic to the body. Beware of "Sea salt" tells the Salt Institute
Today many people cannot tolerate the amount of salt required to remain healthy. As a result getting sick from time to time has become an inescapable aspect of the human condition we take for granted.
Sea salt brings natural relief of breathing discomforts:
Halotherapy, or Salt Therapy (halos=salt in Greek) is a therapeutic use of dry aerosol salt particles. This is related to Speleotherapy (speleos=cave in Greek), which is prolonged exposure to the specific microclimate of caves, salt mines and grottos.
Speleotherapy has been practiced in salt mines of Eastern Europe for centuries. Patients with asthma, chronic bronchitis, and other respiratory diseases spend days or weeks in the mines breathing the salt air and benefitting from other aspects of the mines' microclimate as well.
Many countries, including Austria, Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Kirgizia, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, and Ukraine, have Speleotherapy clinics.
Respiratory diseases are a major cause
of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Most drug therapies of
respiratory diseases have only palliative effects, and many have
significant side effects, especially those with corticoids or
steroids. So, a physical therapy like Halotherapy is much
needed. Tells Dr. Darien L-F, PT, PhD
The Downtown Clinic, London, Ontario
Salt aerosol plays an important role in the relief of health problems, and is used for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases, and other respiratory problems.
The Salin device is an air salinizer that uses forced ionization of the indoor air by salt sublimation creating a micro climate of dry aerosol salt therapy in your living space. The salt microcrystals are under 5 m diameter and are able to penetrate deep into the lung.
The device has 4 clinical studies:
- Asthma and Chronic Bronchitis
- Allergic Rhinopathy
- Ear Infection in Children
- Cystic Fibrosis.
Based on the clinical studies, the inhaled saline has bactericide, mucokinetic, hydrophilic, anti inflammatory properties, reducing inflammation in the whole respiratory tract, absorbing edema from the mucosa lining the airway passages leading to widening of the airway passages, restoring the normal transport of mucus and unclog blockages in the bronchi and bronchioles leading to rapid elimination of the residual tar and foreign allergens.
Phone: (519) 641-SALT (7258)
The sea salt bath helps reduce infection risks, and patients who followed treatments involving the use of seawater found that it also promoted pain relief.
Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine, discovered the therapeutic qualities of seawater by noticing the healing affects it had on the injured hands of fishermen.
It is now known that sea salt bath therapy is an effective treatment that assists in the rejuvenation of the cells and also induces a healthy exchange of minerals and toxins between the blood and the water.
Sea water has a history of therapeutic use. Its application to the body, warmed and usually combined with massage, is referred to as Thalassotherapy, originating from the Greek word thalassa.