Salt rooms have become more popular across the country. With this style of therapy becoming more popular learning about salt rooms and where they originate from is even more popular.  Salt rooms originate from salt caves. Salt caves have many benefits but not that many people understand or know what a salt cave is. So what is a salt cave? A salt cave is exactly what it sounds like, it is a natural cave that has salt crystals in them. 

Salt therapy or better known as halotherapy started in Eastern Europe in the natural salt caves. A salt room is made to replicate the ideal temperature, air pressure, and circulation that can be found in salt caves. These are the five major facts that you should know about salt rooms! 


  • Salt Therapy Is 100% Natural.

Salt therapy is a 100% drug-free therapy where salt is ground into tiny breathable particles. Salt is a natural element that is great for your body. Salt rooms are a great way to relieve your body of the toxins that prescription drugs can leave behind. 


  • Himalayan Salt Can’t Raise Your Blood Pressure!

High blood pressure and hypertension are conditions that deal with the force of the blood against the artery walls. When you are diagnosed with these two conditions it means that the blood flowing through your arteries is consistently pushing against the wall causing them strain. This can cause damage to your arteries and to your heart. Having hypertension and high blood pressure can also cause you to be at a higher risk for heart disease, stroke or a heart attack. Salt therapy acts as an anti-bacterial and as anti-inflammatory. Salt therapy is inhaling a dry salt aerosol which only enters your respiratory system and not your digestion tract. 


  • Salt Rooms Can Help With Your Breathing And Your Skin Irritations! 

Himalayan salt helps to clean the toxins in the air. Himalayan salt technology like a Himalayan salt lamp or inhaler can help with your breathing. Salt therapy is a natural disinfectant that has antibacterial properties that can help keep your body healthier. Salt therapy is great for many skin irritations and disorders, like dry skin because of the minerals and vitamins that are in the salt. Salt therapy can help skin because it will help to reach the deepest parts and clear out the irritations. 


  • Salt Rooms Can Help With Asthma!

Asthma, much like allergies, is caused by exposure to allergens. A great natural way to fight your asthma is with salt therapy. 


  • Allergies Can Get Better With Salt Therapy And Salt Rooms!

Allergies are a negative immune response from an allergen. Salt therapy can help relieve discomfort from your everyday life. This type of therapy can help with sinusitis or inflamed nasal passages.

Salt therapy can help with many ailments but it is most helpful when you keep going to therapy. You can look for weekly sessions at your local salt therapy location that can help to treat whatever is troubling you. They can also help you to learn more about salt rooms and salt therapy!