The best part about having a day off means that you can spend it any way you want, so why wouldn’t you want to spend the day being pampered and relaxing. Salt therapy spa days are the newest type of spa program. Salt therapy has been around for centuries and is a natural and drug free way to help heal certain ailments in your body.


What is salt therapy?

Dry salt therapy otherwise known as halotherapy is a therapy that is void of all moisture. The most common forms of dry salt therapy are salt beds and salt rooms. Halotherapy or dry salt therapy involves sitting in a room that has ground salt particles in the air. These salt particles enter your body (through the mouth, nasal cavity) and onto your skin. Since these particles are able to reach the deepest parts of your lungs they are able to clean out more of the toxins that can be stuck on the lining of your mucus wall. This is one of the reasons that salt therapy has become so popular.


There are many types of salt activities you can take part in at a spa. They can range from salt beds where you are laying on a salt rock absorb the benefits of the salt. There are also traditional salt rooms where salt is ingested through the air and lastly there are flotation therapy where you can sit in salt water.


What are the benefits of having a salt therapy spa day?

There are many benefits to having a salt therapy spa day. Dry salt therapy offers so many benefits because of the unique characteristics that can be found in salt. The characteristics that salt can offer are antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, it can loosen the excessive mucus and speed up the transport of the mucus, it can remove pathogens and it can strengthen your immune system.


Can you have a salt therapy spa day at home?

Yes, you can. Salt therapy can be done anywhere but is most beneficial when it is done in the right facility. Certain ways to have a great salt therapy spa day at home is by purchasing a Himalayan salt lamp or a salt inhaler to help reproduce a traditional salt room the best you can. Other ways to increase the effectiveness of having a salt therapy spa day at home is using salt scrubs or even having a salt bath. If you do partake in the salt bath make sure to keep the door of your bathroom shut to create a style of salt room at home. The benefits of these type of salt activities are more limited than the ones at an actually salt room. The benefits include healing or treating your skin irritations like acne, hives, rosacea, and psoriasis.


Salt therapy is a natural disinfectant that has antibacterial properties that can help keep your body healthier. This is why it has become so popular in different spa programs around the globe. If you want to learn more about salt therapy or try out a session on your own contact salt scene Orlando for more information.