Sunday, 26 October 2014

Pink Himalayan Salt

     Salt is we all know is one of the most essential element require for our body, now body can survive without it, there is a huge difference between the standard, refined table salt and a natural health-promoting salt. 

    Himalayan Pink Crystal Salt contains the full spectrum of 84 minerals and trace elements. It is an unrefined, unprocessed and “Raw”.

    Himalayan Pink Salt which is available in all grocery stores in India known as Pahadi Namak or Upvas ka Namak in Hindi, is a pure, hand-mined salt that is derived from ancient sea salt deposits. It is believed to be the purest form of salt available. 

Pink Salt Slab on which Food can be cooked

    The high mineral crystals range in color from sheer white, varying shades of pink, to deep reds, the result of high mineral and iron content.

    Himalayan Pink Salt is used by holistic chefs, spas, health professionals, and individuals for its range of nutritional and therapeutic properties. Pink salt can be used in the same manner as table salt for culinary dishes and baking, as it's pure and higher in mineral content. Pink salt can be used to stimulate circulation, relax the body, lower blood pressure, sooth sore muscles, and remove toxins from the body.

    Himalayan Pink Salt can also be used in bath salt recipes, body scrubs, aromatherapy, homemade soap, and for all types of culinary and spa applications.

Beneficial Properties:

    Himalayan Pink Salt has a rich mineral content that includes over 84 minerals and trace elements such as: calcium, magnesium, potassium, copper and iron. This salt is recognized for its beautiful pink color, high mineral content, and its therapeutic properties.

    Regular consumption of Himalayan Pink Salt provides essential minerals, trace elements, balances electrolytes, supports proper nutrient absorption, eliminates toxins, balances the body’s pH, normalizes blood pressure, and increases circulation and conductivity. It can also assist with relief from arthritis, skin rashes, psoriasis, herpes, and flu and fever symptoms.

The health benefits of using natural Himalayan Crystal Salt
  • Controlling the water levels within the body, regulating them for proper functioning.
  • Promoting stable pH balance in the cells, including the brain.
  • Encouraging excellent blood sugar health.
  • Aiding in reducing the common signs of aging.
  • Promoting cellular hydroelectric energy creation.
  • Promoting the increased absorption capacities of food elements within the intestinal tract.
  • Aiding vascular health.
  • Supporting healthy respiratory function.
  • Lowering incidence of sinus problems, and promoting over-all sinus health.
  • Reducing muscle cramps, Increasing bone strength.
  • Naturally promoting healthy sleep patterns, Creating a healthy libido.
  • In combination with water, it is necessary for blood pressure regulation.
  • Prevents cellulite, when compared to table salt.
  • Reduces chances of developing rheumatism, arthritis and gout, when compared to common chemically-treated salt.
  • Reduces chances of developing kidney and gall bladder stones when compared to common chemically-treated salt.
    Typical table salt is composed of 97.5% sodium chloride and 2.5% chemicals such as anti-flow and anti-caking agents. Table salt is bleached and processed with excessive heat that alters the natural chemical structure and destroys essential trace minerals.

   Himalayan natural pink salts are known for their essential trace minerals and their ability to regulate cellular fluid balance. These salts take on their color due to the presence of iron oxide and their abundance of essential trace minerals.

History of Pink Salt

    Himalayan Pink Salt was originally formed from marine fossil deposits over 250 million years ago during the Jurassic era. Harvested from ancient sea beds, this rare and extraordinary salt has been a valuable commodity for centuries. 

   Historically, the Himalayan people used this salt to preserve their fish and meat throughout the year, and every spring they transported the salt to Nepalese valleys for trade. Heavily burdened yaks would carry the salt along narrow sloping paths, mountains, and cliffs in order to sell and exchange the salt for other commodities.

    Himalayan Pink Salt is still extracted from mines by hand, according to long-standing tradition, and without the use of any mechanical devices or explosion techniques. After being hand-selected, the salt is then hand-crushed, hand-washed, and dried in the sun. 

    However it should be noted that most of the commercial supply of Himalayan Pink Salt on the market today is currently coming from the mountainous regions of Pakistan.

    For culinary purposes, simply dissolve the salt into soups and hot dishes, or place the coarse salt crystals into a salt grinder and mill directly onto dishes.

    In any grocery stores you get huge lumps of Himalayan salt you can crush it on a grinder to get it into small granules, using this in your daily food will improve your health to a good extent  Never ming the evil pharma and doctors shall advice you to have iodized salts to get their profits churning. Please revert your use to pink salt for you and your family's sake.

    Its much expensive than the normal table salt you find it can go to about 100 to 120 Rs a kilo but with much health benefits it's a must buy.

Grace and Peace.

May Maa Bharti Shower Her Grace on You,

Jayan Divakaran.

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