Find out why this trendy salt is so good for you.
By Reina Berger
A long time ago, layers of sea salt crystals deep within the Himalayan mountain range were blanketed by lava. Many experts believe that this lava coating has helped keep the salt clean, pure, and free of environmental pollutants. Somehow, over the course of many years, this mix of red, pink, and white salt has made its way to gourmet food markets and dinner tables across the country. Wondering if it’s as healthy as it is aesthetically pleasing? Keep reading to find out.
Before your next shower, mix some Himalayan salt with coconut oil and an essential oil of your choosing, and use this as a scrub. The massaging will help improve circulation and relax your muscles, and the salt acts as a natural exfoliant. Given that this salt has so many healing properties, it’s a soothing experience for the mind and the body.