You might have used Himalayan salt to season your food before, however Himalayan Salt Lamps are more than just a decorative piece for your home.

Lets jump right into why there are health benefits of using Himalayan salt lamps in your home.

  1. Himalayan Salt Lamps Cleanse and Deodorize the Air

This would probably be the most well known reason why the majority of people use salt lamps.

They have incredible power to remove dust, pollen, cigarette smoke and other air pollutants.

Many people wonder how a “big chunk of salt” can do all that?

Himalayan Salt Lamps purify the air through the power of hygroscopy, which means it attracts water molecules from the surrounding environment and absorbs them.

As the Himalayan Salt Lamp heats up, the heat produced by the light bulb inside then evaporates that same water back into the air and the trapped particles of dust, pollen, smoke etc are trapped in the salt.

  1. Relieves Allergy and Asthma Symptoms

This follows on from above, since the air is being cleansed, the air we breathe in is cleaner.

Microscopic particles of dust, pet dander, mold, mildew and the surrounding air are cleared with a Himalayan Salt Lamp.

Even those who suffer from asthma should notice a large difference in their breathing after a week or two of having the salt lamp in a room.

With this, asthma sufferers will notice ease in coughing. The majority of homes are filled with positively charged ions, which aren’t particularly good for a person’s health.

As the Himalayan Salt lamp absorbs water and particles from the air, it pumps out negative ions, which in fact does the opposite for our lungs, increasing cilial activity to keep your lungs clear.

  1. Boost Energy Levels

Feel constantly tired? Positive ions sap our bodies of energy leaving us feeling tired, sluggish and drained.

Try keeping a Himalayan Salt Lamp in your bedroom or whatever room you tend to spend the most time in.

While the lamp releases negative ions back into the air, it is not only fantastic for our lungs and breathing, but will boost our energy levels right up.

Not only will your energy improve but also your mood and concentration.

The negative ions help with oxygen and blood flow to the brain, providing a good boost of serotonin, keeping us feeling positive and happy.

  1. Sleep Better

Positive ions actually rob you of good sleep as well as making the air difficult to breath and destroying your energy levels.

Notice a bit of a trend here? Positive ions are really affecting people much more than they realise.

Positively charged ions reduce blood flow and disrupt the oxygen supply to the brain, resulting in irregular sleep patterns.

Himalayan Salt Lamps are natural negative ion generators and will help reverse this problem.

Keeping it in the room you spend most of your time in will show beneficiary effects after a week, so you can get a better nights sleep.

  1. Neutralize Electromagnetic Radiation

In this day and age we are surrounded by electromagnetic (EM) radiation that flows from our televisions, computers, smartphones, appliances etc.

There are some serious long-term effects that come along with EM exposure – constant exposure to EM radiation increases stress levels, chronic fatigue, and decrease immune system.

Himalayan Salt Lamps neutralise the electromagnetic radiation by releasing negative ions, to counteract everything invisible to the naked eye.

It seems like this big chunk of salt serves more than one purpose other than to look decorative and cleanse the air.

The benefits are all there backed with extensive research, so if you’ve noticed any of the above symptoms it may be worth giving a Himalayan Salt Lamp a try.

Benefits of salt lamp