The Benefits of Epsom Salt and Pink Himalayan Salt
With a variety of salts available on the market, it can be hard to choose the right one that suits all your needs. Which one is the best for me?
Currently, Epsom Salt and Pink Himalayan Salt have gained everyone’s attention due to the incredible health and skin benefits they have to offer. Because of this, we thought we would have a look at these two salts and see how they differ from one another along with discussing the health benefits they have to offer.
Epsom salt is named after a saltwater spring in the English town Epsom in Surrey. It was first found in 1800s by distilling water. It’s actually not a salt, but a naturally occurring mineral that comprises of sulfate and magnesium compounds. Its crystals resemble those of common table salt, that’s why it’s called a salt. It doesn’t contain sodium chloride like table salt, and is given the chemical name ‘magnesium sulfate.’ Due to its therapeutic properties, Epsom salt has long been used as a natural remedy for various ailments. Besides its healing benefits, it is also used for beauty and household purposes.
Benefits and Uses of Epsom Salt
- Fast-Acting Ingredients
The constituents of Epsom salt, magnesium and sulfate, have the ability to penetrate deep into the skin, making it an excellent way of taking advantage of its health and beauty benefits.
- Regulates Enzymes
Magnesium plays an important role in keeping the body healthy, including regulating the activity of more than 325 enzymes in the body.
- Soothes Inflammation
Epsom salt offers amazing anti-inflammatory effects that make it suitable for treating cold, flu, skin inflammation, sore muscles, and joint aches.
- Prevents the Hardening of Arteries
Magnesium in Epsom salt can be helpful in alleviating and preventing the hardening of arteries. Epsom salt also improves blood circulation and prevents blood clots. Include it into your diet to maintain the elasticity of your arteries and to keep your cardiovascular system healthy.
- Relieves Migraine and Headaches
Due to the natural pain-relieving properties of sulfates, therapists have long been using Epsom salt to ease migraine and headaches.
- Improves Muscle and Nerve Functions
Magnesium improves the functioning of muscles and nerves in the body by lowering the levels of adrenaline and regulating electrolytes. Soak yourself in Epsom salt bath to keep your nerves and muscles working smoothly.
- Treats Athlete’s Foot
Sulfate present in Epsom salt is highly effective in relieving the symptoms of athlete’s foot. Just soak your feet in warm water with Epsom salt and relax.
- Flushes out Toxins
Its anti-inflammatory properties help in eliminating harmful toxins from the cells, which protects the body from various diseases.
Pink Himalayan Salt
Pink Himalayan Salt comes from the Himalayas, the mountains that extend 2400 km across Asia. The crystals of Pink Himalayan Salt are tiny clear rocks of beautiful pink shade. The composition of Pink Himalayan Salt is unique, and it contains less sodium chloride per serving as compared to regular table salt. This salt has above 80 minerals, including sodium chloride, copper, iodine, sulfate, calcium, potassium, and magnesium. These minerals are highly valuable for the human body.
Benefits and Uses of Pink Himalayan Salt
- Regulates Water Level
Soaking in a Himalayan water bath allows the minerals to get absorbed into the body and maintain the proper fluid level to keep the body hydrated.
- Calms the Body
Himalayan pink salt provides soothing effect and aids in relaxing the muscles in the body. Research states that soaking in warm water with Himalayan salt for 10 minutes can reduce fatigue, pain, and stress significantly.
- Improves Respiratory Health
Use a Himalayan pink salt diffuser to treat respiratory issues. The anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory benefits of this salt hel in removing mucus and pathogens from the air we breathe in. It can also help to treat sinuses and chronic bronchial problems.
- Balances pH Level
An unstable pH level can lead to a host of health issues, such as respiratory, digestive, and immune problems. Swap table salt with Himalayan pink salt to keep the pH of your body on its ideal level for optimal health.
- Regulates Blood Glucose Level
Himalayan pink salt works to balance out and supplement the blood sugar level of the body.
Slows the Signs of Aging
- Relieves Muscle Cramps
Magnesium and other minerals in the salt are required to help the muscles contract and relax. Therefore, consuming Himalayan pink salt can reduce the incidence of muscle cramps.
- Treats Inflammation
The anti-microbial effect of the salt makes it useful in soothing and treating inflammatory skin conditions like acne, psoriasis, and eczema. It reduces redness, scaling, and itching on the skin. Himalayan pink salt bath can even relieve acne on the shoulders and back.
It is important to take care of your body because why wouldn’t you want to feel the best you can feel? Relaxing, replenishing and rejuvenating your body’s natural supply of vitamins and minerals is a necessary part of life. It’s like refuelling a car when it runs low. It needs to be done. You wouldn’t blame the car if it ran out of fuel? So why blame yourself or your body when you don’t feel one hundred percent.
Our Magnesium, Epsom & Pink Himalayan Body Recovery Soaks are specially formulated to replenish your body, muscles and your mind. We believe that everyone should bathe like an athlete because why wouldn’t you want to bathe like the best.