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Written By Rafal Wrzalka, Select Salt CEO

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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Wet/Dry Salt Therapy Treatment Methods

Wet/Dry Salt Therapy Treatment Methods

With the recent advent of viral outbreaks and the current global corona virus pandemic, boosting your immune system is something we should all consider. Especially considering that diseases like the flu, pneumonia, SARS, or Covid-19 seem to affect people with pre-existing conditions, or weakened immune response.

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Salt Room Benefits

Salt Room Benefits

The detoxifying effects of a salt room can help with breathing, reduce symptoms of various respiratory illnesses and skin conditions, reduce inflammation, strengthen the immune system, and even reduce the signs of aging.

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Salt Therapy for Eczema and Psoriasis

Salt Therapy for Eczema and Psoriasis

If you suffer from dry skin conditions such as Eczema or Psoriasis, you may want to give dry salt therapy a try. Dry Salt Therapy, also known as Halotherapy, has been gaining momentum all over the world as a remedy for various physical ailments with remarkable success.

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Different Types of Salt

Different Types of Salt

In this article we look at the different types of salt available from around the world, their uses and benefits. Each one differs in taste, texture, mineral and sodium content, and carry their own healing properties.

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Emphysema and Salt Therapy

Emphysema and Salt Therapy

Emphysema is one type of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) where alveoli within the lungs are damaged, severely limiting the ability to breathe. It is called an obstructive lung disease, because airflow is slowed down or stopped upon exhalation, as it becomes trapped within the damaged alveoli. The damaged lung tissue also affects blood flow within the smaller blood vessels (the capillaries) of the lungs, further limiting the exchange of oxygen into the bloodstream.

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Chronic Bronchitis and Salt Therapy

Chronic Bronchitis and Salt Therapy

Chronic Bronchitis is one type of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) where the bronchial tubes become inflamed and produce excessive mucus, restricting air flow and the ability to breathe freely. Symptoms of chronic bronchitis include coughing, wheezing, chest tightness, shortness of breath, and feeling excessively tired.

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Cystic Fibrosis and Salt Therapy

Cystic Fibrosis and Salt Therapy

Cystic Fibrosis is a genetic disorder that affects the respiratory system, digestive system and other organs in the body. Most of us are familiar with the aspect of this disease that affects breathing — by the secretion of excess mucus in the lungs.

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Halogenerators and Salt Rooms

Halogenerators and Salt Rooms

Simply put, a halogenerator is a device that converts sodium chloride crystals (food grade salt) into dry salt aerosol and disperses it into a salt room chamber where clients can relax while they take in the natural benefits…

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COPD and Salt Therapy

COPD and Salt Therapy

COPD stands for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, and is a general term describing various chronic lung conditions that impact your ability to breathe. The main two types of COPD are chronic bronchitis and emphysema.

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