A salt lamp is a lamp made out of Himalayan sea salt that not only lights up your room but may also provide you with a plethora of health and environmental benefits.  Here are a few reasons you may want to add a Himalayan salt lamp to your décor.

Himalayan salt lamp benefits

1. Clean and purified air

Himalayan salt lamps are popular for purifying and cleansing the air around you and may even help reduce air pollution. They do this through a process of cleansing and purifying called hygroscopy. The salt lamp essentially attracts and absorbs contaminated molecules of water in the air and then locks them within the salt crystal, acting as a very simple air purifier.

2. Improved breathing

By purifying and cleansing the air, Himalayan salt lamps improve the air you breathe, gradually clearing your air passages. Your body contains fine hairs known as cilia that act as a very small breathing filter along your windpipe.

Positive ions decrease the performance of your cilia while negative ions improve it. These salt lamps release negative ions that enhance the performance of your cilia, making it easier for you to breathe by cleaning out your lungs.

3. Balanced electromagnetic radiation

Electromagnetic radiation is harmful to our mind and body. Overexposure to these electromagnetic radiations may cause fatigue, stress, bad immune health, cancer, and tumors. Devices like our phones and laptops keep us in continued exposure to the positive ions of electromagnetic radiation.

Salt lamps reduce and balance electromagnetic radiations by emitting negative ions that cancel out the positive ions. This is how they prevent electromagnetic static build up and reduce artificial frequencies.

4. Alleviate allergies and throat problems

Himalayan salt lamps may be effective in preventing or reducing the symptoms of the common cold, flu, sore throat, and sinus infections.

The negative ions that are produced by salt lamps may help protect against illnesses caused by impurities in the air. These negative ions also absorb particles in the air that can block our windpipes when we breathe them in.

5. Increased energy levels

The negative ions in our body are responsible for increasing or raising our energy levels. Himalayan salt lamps produce these negative ions and their presence in your home just may give you more energy.

6. Improved blood flow

The negative ions that are emitted by salt lamp may help accelerate your blood flow, improving your overall cardio and vascular health.

7. Improved focus

If you find it hard to concentrate or maintain focus for a long period of time give Himalayan salt lamps a try. Those negative ions produced by the salt lamp help increase and regulate the flow of blood and oxygen in your body, helping you to maintain focus and manage your concentration.

Himalayan salt lamp benefits

The result of negative ion generation will take some time before you notice the Himalayan salt lamp benefits, be patient and don’t give up quickly on it and soon you will enjoy a natural source of fresh clean air in your home.

I will love to read from you, share your love of Himalayan salt lamps below in the comment.



About the Author Funmi

Funmi is a Certified Functional Health Coach. She is passionate about helping female entrepreneurs transform from Stress and burnout so they can begin to thrive in their body and, by extension, their businesses. 

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