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Written By Rafal Wrzalka, Select Salt CEO

Salt Therapy for Athletic Performance

Salt Therapy for Athletic Performance

According to new research and clinical evidence, halotherapy has been shown to improve the flow rate of oxygen to the muscles and increase aerobic capacity, improve heart strength, and lower resting blood pressure.

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Salt Cave vs. Salt Room: What’s the Difference?

Salt Cave vs. Salt Room: What’s the Difference?

Both serve essentially the same purpose (which is halotherapy), and offer an atmosphere of dry salt aerosol for its therapeutic benefits. However, there are cosmetic differences that depend mainly on the space, or size of the room.

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The Salt Room Spa

The Salt Room Spa

The salt room spa is a unique, highly sophisticated spa designed to emulate realistic European salt mines, focused on natural salt healing , salt wellness, or salt therapy, also known as halotherapy.

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Clinical Trials Proving the Efficacy of Salt Therapy

Clinical Trials Proving the Efficacy of Salt Therapy

A comprehensive list of clinical trials, citations and biomedical literature on Salt Therapy/Halotherapy. Published under pubmed.org under The United States National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. To be clear, salt therapy is an age-old natural practice, with profound health benefits to humans and animals alike.

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Adding a Salt Cave to Your Salon or Spa

Adding a Salt Cave to Your Salon or Spa

Whether you operate a salon or spa, you can easily expand your business to include Salt Therapy, also known as Halotherapy. Massage Therapy, Reiki, Yoga, Reflexology, skin and nail care — these are just some of the practices that can be combined with halotherapy, by offering the service within a Himalayan salt cave.

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Salt Therapy for Pets

Salt Therapy for Pets

Halotherapy for pets is a natural, homeopathic way to promote respiratory health, healthier skin and fur, improvement in mange, reduced itchiness, reduced inflammation, and better overall wellness.

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Salt Therapy for Smokers

Salt Therapy for Smokers

The good news: Yes. Salt therapy may offer relief for smokers, if you’re a smoker and if you experience any of the following symptoms: smokers cough, difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, mucus build-up, tightness in the chest, getting tired relatively quickly

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Salt Therapy and Anti-Aging

Salt Therapy and Anti-Aging

In this article we will take a look at the effects of salt therapy, and evidence on how it promotes healing, regeneration, and restoration of vitality within the cells of the body.

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The Truth About Himalayan Salt Lamps

The Truth About Himalayan Salt Lamps

Himalayan Salt Lamps — do they work? Here, we will explore the speculation, the empirical evidence, and also the clinical evidence currently available about the benefits of Himalayan salt lamps.

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Taking a Salt Bath: The Proper Way

Taking a Salt Bath: The Proper Way

Wet salt therapy has been shown to improve various skin conditions such as Psoriasis, Eczema, Acne, inflammation, itchiness. It has also been shown to improve vitality within skin cells, promoting cell regeneration — providing anti-aging benefits.

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Halogenerator Salt

Halogenerator Salt

For halotherapy, your halogenerator requires pure sodium chloride crystals without any impurities, or added anti-caking agents. This can be either pharmaceutical grade, or USP grade sodium chloride.

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Himalayan Salt Sauna

Himalayan Salt Sauna

Regardless of what type of sauna you have, it can be easily “upgraded” to a salt sauna, by the addition of pure Himalayan salt boulders and bricks throughout the room — including the walls, the ceiling, and the bench.

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Winter Road Salt

Winter Road Salt

Generally, an application of road salt will “run off” into streams or rivers, and incoming fresh water or rain will wash away any residue. However, the persistent application of road salt every season, year after year, can cause a build up of sodium and chloride in the environment which can become harmful in various ways.

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The Salt Wall

The Salt Wall

Made with authentic Himalayan salt bricks and tiles, a salt wall is commonly found in spas and saunas where a full salt-room build is not feasible, and is a great alternative at a fraction of the cost.

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The Salt Cave Water Cascade

The Salt Cave Water Cascade

As the salt brine streams over the rock salts, a salt mist is released into the atmosphere, adding to the salt aerosol, further enhancing the therapeutic benefit of your salt cave.

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What’s the Deal with Salt?

What’s the Deal with Salt?

In this article we will clarify some common questions like what it is, how much we need, and how much is too much. We will also clarify some common misconceptions.

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Salt Therapy and Detox

Salt Therapy and Detox

Salt therapy detoxes our respiratory systems, nasal passages, sinuses, our skin, and various organs via microscopic medical-grade salt particles, and is administered simply by breathing — through our lungs.

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Is Breathing Salt Air Good for You?

Is Breathing Salt Air Good for You?

The question arises as more and more people frequent the beach, and afterwards report positive results like feeling rejuvenated, and being better able to breathe. Many others report remarkable improvements in the condition of their skin.

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Do Salt Caves Really Work?

Do Salt Caves Really Work?

There's a lot of speculation around salt caves lately. Salt caves are a relatively new concept in North America, and they've taken the spa therapy world by storm. So it's no wonder that people are asking the question: "Do salt caves really work?" What is a Salt Cave?...

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Salt Therapy at Home

Salt Therapy at Home

In this article we will discuss the various types of salt therapy, and how you can implement these practices from the comfort of your own home.

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Salt Therapy for Immune Function

Salt Therapy for Immune Function

Can Salt Therapy Improve our Immune Function? Recently we've written several articles that show how salt therapy (aka Halotherapy) can profoundly benefit various health conditions, including respiratory diseases and skin conditions -- and we've provided the clinical...

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