By Underground Health Reporter

Salt suffers from a bad reputation these days, thanks to its overuse in diet and processed

foods. Therefore, it’s no wonder that few people are aware of natural salt health benefits and astonishing healing powers.

Salt Detoxifies and Heals

  • A saltwater cleanse or flush is like a bath for the inside of your body, where it draws and cleans toxins from the entire digestive tract.
  • The New England Journal of Medicine found that inhaling hypertonic saline (salt solution) improved lung functions in people with cystic fibrosis.
  • Essential to Life: Salt is so essential to your body that if you drink too much water it can flush it out of your system and cause the fatal condition known as Hyponatremia.
  • In the early 1800s, salt was 4 times as expensive as beef on the frontier  – it was essential in keeping people and livestock alive.
  • The average American consumes 3,500 (mg) of sodium a day, though the Institute of Medicine urges limiting that number to between 1,500 and 2,300. (Just one teaspoon of salt contains 2,300 mg of sodium).
  • In 2006, a study of cigarette smokers, found that inhaling aerosolized salt temporarily improved smoking-related symptoms such as coughing and mucus production.
  • European monks treated patients with respiratory ailments in natural salt caves. Today, salt therapy has a proven 90% effectiveness in reducing asthma symptoms for up to 3 years!
  • In the ancient world, salt was as good as gold.  Roman soldiers were paid in salt. Trade routes were established because of it.  Empires fell when supplies ran out.
  • Salt maintains the electrolytes balance inside and outside of cells.
Salt really can be a powerful healer for your body. It is natural, vital for survival for all living creatures and could be considered the fifth element for survival (beside water, earth, air and fire).  Boasting 84 minerals, unrefined, crystallized, natural salt delivers an array of health benefits, with users finding relief from respiratory ailments, improvements in skin condition, increased energy levels, pain relief, stress relief and more.

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