Himalayan salt or pink salt dates back to almost 250 million years ago. Earlier, people were not aware of the benefits it offers. With the advancement of time, its benefits are getting visible.  This salt has been mined from deep within the Himalayan mountain range. That’s why it is named after Himalaya.  It is believed to be the purest form of salts across the world.

Himalayan and table salts have many similarities. Both have a similar chemical composition. Both pink and table salts are made of sodium chloride. However, Himalayan pink salt possesses 84 trace minerals. These 84 trace minerals include calcium, magnesium, and potassium. These minerals have provided the salt with pink hues. We can use Himalayan pink salts in a number of ways. Here, we will discuss seven ways of using this salt.

  1. Himalayan crystal salt lamp

These lamps are not only beautiful but also able to absorb excess moisture. It fights off the air of allergens. You can make hand-carved crystal salt lamps. It will definitely enhance the beauty of your room. You can also decorate your office desk with this lamp.

  1. Pink salt block

Adding salt to food is a common practice.  Now you can consider cooking thin meat cut, seafood, and veggies on a salt slab and block. Yes, you are reading it right. This unique cooking surface adds a unique flavour that your guests will highly appreciate. In some meat shops, you may find the use of salt slabs. Making these slabs is easier. You can do it yourself.

  1. Detox Bath

Himalayan salt is a great element that can be used as bath salts. This salt improves skin texture, tone, and the overall glow of the skin. It also fights against water retention, promotes sinus health, and prevents muscle pain. Having a bath with this salt will also improve your sleep and reduce stress and anxiety.  If mixed with fragrant essential oil, this salt can make your bath calming, relaxing, and refreshing.  It keeps the skin in a good state.

  1. Salt scrub

If you want to whip up your super simple scrub, all you want is to blend a cup of ground Himalaya salt with 2/3 cup of coconut oil, Blend these two elements with the help of a fork. Next, add 11-12 drops of lavender essential oil to the mixture. Now, gently massage the scrub into your damp skin and once the massage is done, rinse your face with water.  You can store this homemade scrub in a mason jar having a tight-fitting lid. If you are running out of time, it would be a great idea to preserve the scrub for the coming future.

  1. Salt soap

Your skin wants to be pampered.  Chemical-rich soaps can be harmful to your skin. It is better to use homemade soaps. You can make soap with Himalayan pink salts. By searching on the Internet, you will find a number of recipes to prepare soap with Pink salts.

  1. Body spray

Yes, you can use pink salts for making a body spray on your own.  You just need to blend three ingredients- three teaspoons of pink salts, five to six drops of essential oil, and two teaspoons of vodka. Keep this mixture in a clean spray bottle mix well. Your body spray is prepared.

  1. Foot tiles

For making foot tiles with pink salts, just heat the salt tiles in a 350-degree oven and put them in a cotton towel. Next place your foot on top of them. It will enable you to relax. Within 20 minutes, it will take the toxins out of your body.

These are the seven simple ways through which you can get most out of the Himalayan pink salt. Try once!

Author's Bio: 

The Author is a health expert and blogger who writes articles and blogs on the health effects of different natural salts & magnesium products. Her recent posts are benefits of magnesium sprays, how magnesium products improve your skin and .
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