What is a Himalayan salt lamp exactly? And why do you need one in your house? I went looking for answers and stumbled upon some pretty interesting discoveries. A Himalayan salt lamp, as the name already gives away, is made out of Himalayan salt. According to several sources the salt detoxifies your body and provides a relaxed feeling. This is because of the light in the salt lamp. The light causes the salt to warm up and as a result, drives away the toxins in the area. The color of the salt lamp makes you calm and leaves you with a relaxed feeling.
Just take a deep breath when you’re next to a salt lamp – it’s just like you’re beating in fresh and pure sea air. Salt lamps are natural negative ion generators. Negative ions occur often by things like lightning storms, sunlight, waterfalls, and ocean waves. This is one of the reasons people often feel refreshed after a storm or after a visit to the beach. So, salt lamps are not only pretty but are also beneficial for your health. Continue reading on the next page to see the 8 health benefits of a salt lamp!