Breathe Easy With Salt Therapy
Natural salt has been used for its healing properties for centuries, it was used to dean wounds, treat respiratory problems and reduce inflammation by the Greeks, Romans and Egyptians. In 1843, a health official in Poland documented that those working in a salt cave did not suffer from any respiratory infections.
It was also observed that people who came in contact with salt caves improved their lung health, tremendously. Since then, many people suffering from respiratory disorders have sought treatment at salt clinics. This form of treatment soon came to be known as salt or halotherapy and has been in use because of its positive effects.
This therapy that was developed after research, proved that the micro-climate in natural salt caves had a positive effect on respiratory health and skin
Halotherapy is a drug-free, non- surgical therapy designed to relieve inflammation, allergies and congestion in the respiratory system. As it is completely natural, there are no known side effects of this treatment. This therapy, that was developed after research, proved that the microclimate in natural salt caves had a positive effect on respiratory health and skin.
Halotherapy works on the belief that being exposed to the climate inside a salt cave or mine is beneficial. Technological advancement has been able to create the same atmosphere in a more comfortable setting without having to visit a salt mine. In the process of halotherapy, the aerosol of salt is released for constant inhalation.
Salt particles weighing between one to five micrometers make this aerosol and are produced in a machine known as a halogenerator. The aerosol has many anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties and can easily enter the bronchi and lungs. Because of this, they are very useful in curing respiratory infections as well as skin conditions like acne, psoriasis and eczema.
How It Works
Salt therapy also helps with skin allergies, inflammations and congestion. Phlegm and mucus that have built up in the respiratory passages get removed. along with other toxins with regular inhalation of dry salt aerosol particles. The particles can go deep into the lungs, cleanse the airways. eliminate toxins, reduce bacterial growth and make the lungs more resistant to respiratory diseases, when they are less than five microns in size. Since salt has anti-inflammatory properties, it reduces inflammation of the respiratory system, thus making breathing easier.
Also, skin conditions causing dryness, rashes, itchiness, flaking, etc. are relieved when exposed to dry salt aerosol for a prolonged period of time as they help improve blood micro-circulation to the hair and skin. The salt aerosol particles act as bactericides and help cleanse skin infections, lower IgE levels and measure antibodies, thus making the skin less reactive to allergies that lead to many skin conditions.
Since it offers relief from skin and respiratory problems, halotherapy has become a popular holistic treatment options for many across the world. Numerous people, both children and adults, are making use of this therapy. There are over a hundred salt rooms set up in America alone while many spas around the world now offer it as part of their treatment options.
Modern day halotherapy can be enjoyed in luxurious salt rooms where customers can reap its benefits in a comfortable way. So, if you are looking to improve your lung function and breathe better or just want to boost your immunity levels, halotherapy is a wonderful option.