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Why You Need To Switch To Sea Salt!
Top 10 Amazing Benefits of Pink (Himalayan) Salt
Beth M. Ley, Ph.D.

Sodium is an essential mineral that our bodies require. Without it, our bodies develop deficiencies as it becomes chemically imbalanced. Our nervous system, muscles and the entire body eventually weaken.There are varieties of different kinds of salt from sea salt to white salt, but there is one that provides benefits to the body and it is known as, “Pink Himalayan Salt.” This salt has been found to contain many beneficial minerals that are essential to our bodies.

Origin of Pink Himalayan Salt:
From its origin which is the Himalayan Mountain, about 200 million years back, crystallized sea beds of salt covered with lava were discovered. The salt is said to have been kept in a pristine surrounding where it was untouched hence protected from any pollution found in the modern day. The salt was constantly enveloped by ice and snow causing people to believe that the pink salt was the purest kind found on Earth.

The Benefits:
Pink Himalayan Sea Salt contains many minerals as it was naturally formed. The salt is made up of 85.62% of Sodium Chloride as well as 14.38 of other mineral traces such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, sulphate, borate, fluoride, bromide, iron and bicarbonate. Hence, due to these minerals the salt provides the following healing benefits to our bodies:

Lowers blood pressure: Pink Himalayan Salt is a natural source of sodium which assists in the regulation of blood pressure as well as help to control contraction of muscles, nerves transmissions and effective heart functions.

Balances the PH levels of the body: The minerals help promote a proper balance between your alkaline and acid levels. This helps the body to relax and assist in the reduction of acid reflex in the body. (perfect urine ph is 7.4)

Regulates the water in the body: Himalayan salt will regulate the content of water outside and inside of the cells. It also assists in the increase in hydration in the body ensuring that the body has enough water.

Relaxes the body and boosts energy levels: Sea salt creates an electrolyte balance. When your body starts to feel fatigued, you can restore it using the Pink Himalayan Salt as it will replenish your body fast.

Detoxifies the body: Your body requires water and sea salt to detox. This salt acts as a vehicle to transfer toxins from cells to the bloodstreams and then its later eliminates the toxins from the body.

Benefits respiratory problems: When the salt is mixed with hot water, it eliminates and helps to improve respiratory conditions such as asthma. It helps to prevent cramping of the muscles and also help muscles to relax to breathing is easier.

Improves sleep: By using the Pink Himalayan Salt, you will sleep properly as it will improve both the body and mind conditions. When your muscles are properly relaxed and your mind at ease, your sleep becomes healthier.

Improves blood circulation: The salt will help to eliminate any form of damage in the arteries that can cause more severe conditions such as the varicose vein.

Prevents Goiter: The salt prevents Goiter a condition brought by lack of iodine in the body. The salt provides more than just iodine to aid in good health.

Strengthens the bones: With calcium and other minerals essential to the body, the sea salt helps to strengthen and build up healthy bones among other numerous benefits.

Supports Adrenal Fatigue: I even recommend Pink Himalayan Sea Salt to my patients with adrenal fatigue to help with energy and pH due to mineral loss. Take 1/2 teaspoon mixed into a glass of diluted orange or lemon juice, twice a day.

In comparison...table salt (sodium chloride) contain no other minerals, is acidic and disrupts the proper mineral balance of the body causing high blood pressure, edema (water retension) and many other problems. It is processed, and often contains bleach, flow agents and other chemicals.