Nutritional Facts You Never Knew About Himalayan Pink Salt

A miracle salt that hails from deep inside the foothills of the Himalayas, Himalayan Pink Salt has been a topic of much discussion among the wellness industry, thanks to all the health benefits it has to offer. Whether used in the form of a decorative lamp to purify the atmosphere by releasing negative ions, or added to food as a substitute of regular table salt, the endless possibilities have made this a popular choice among consumers.

Here are some nutritional facts that you probably didn’t know about this healing salt.

1.Minerals Galore: Boasting a total of 84 elements including trace minerals, this salt with its pretty orange-pink crystals is more than meets the eye. A nourishing, yet tasty addition to food, indeed.

2.Free of Toxins: Hand-mined from Pakistan’s Khewra Salt Mines, Himalayan Pink Salt is not subjected to rigorous machinery or refining processes, unlike regular table salt which is treated with bleach, chemically processed and may contain ammonia or ammonium that could be harmful to health.

3.Rich in Essentials: Containing the elements and electrolytes essential to health, Himalayan Pink Salt is a source of calcium, potassium, magnesium, and zinc. Unlike regular sea salt, Himalayan Salt has naturally occurring iodine.

4.It Tastes Better: As an added bonus, many people who have tried this salt have liked it better than regular sea salt. In fact, many cooking shows recommend using it just for the unique flavor.

5.Great Detox: Many benefits of drinking a teaspoon of Sole (Himalayan salt concentration in water) in a glass of water on an empty stomach have been claimed by users of this salt. Himalayan Salt can improve digestion while helping your body to get rid of toxins and provides a great cleansing start to your day. A great energy boost is also felt by people who swear by Himalayan Salt for all its health benefits. Since it originates from ancient sea deposits from millions of years ago, Himalayan Pink Salt is thought to combine the goodness of preserved vibrational light energy of the sun and earth.

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Jeffrey Lewis is a blogger & content manager at He enjoys writing about nature, health, Himalayan salt, and home décor related topics.