Benefits and applications of salt-based treatment: Halotherapy
The term “Halotherapy” comes from “halo”, a Greek word that refers to salt. Basically halotherapy is the salt treatment that is use of salt using steam to treat respiratory diseases, skin irritation and combat mental lethargy.
The halotherapy is not a modern invention, for centuries the monks used the benefits of salt caverns for the treatment of respiratory diseases. At present these properties to treat in a room where a vaporizer dry salt aerosol expels air recreate.
Salt particles are absorbed by the respiratory system, entering the chest and lungs. Gradually, they will kill the bacteria, healing respiratory diseases, and boosting the immune system.
Salt has beneficial properties for health: It is antibacterial, mucolytic and anti-inflammatory.
Studies have shown that people with chronic diseases of the respiratory tract, such as airborne allergies, sinusitis, and cystic fibrosis benefit greatly with Halotherapy.
Halotherapy salt treatment benefits:
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Various chronic or acute respiratory diseases
Coughs and colds
Chronic diseases of the ear-nose-throat
Halotherapy and applications
As if this were not enough, salt naturally occurring negative ions, which have an effect on mental clarity, give energy, overall sense of well-being and set their minds on alert.
Negative ions have been shown to be effective in combating:
Making home halotherapy:
Cockpit: Fill with hot water and add a kilo of salt. In turn add
20 drops of eucalyptus oil or orange to clear the lungs.
Stay about 20 to 30 minutes submerged in water.
Another way is to exfoliate dry skin while no steam in the bathroom (hot shower open) salt. Thus the salt exfoliates the skin and allows vapors to enter the dermis and cleanse the respiratory system. Leave it on for 15 minutes and rinse the body.