Benefits of Himalayan Bath Salt for Skin Treatment
Himalayan crystal salt is the purest salt on Earth. This pinkish salt comes from pristine mines located deep beneath the Himalayan Mountain Range, well protected from man's pollution. It contains 84 minerals that nourish the skin and body.
The ideal amount of salt for a normal salt bath to soften and nourish the skin is 1/2 cup (1/3 pound) per bath. For the proper concentration for a detoxifying bath see our Himalayan Salt Detoxifying Bath page.
A Himalayan crystal salt bath will effectively treat skin conditions such a dry skin, psoriasis, and acne. It is also effective against insect bites, blisters, and can even reduce pain from arthritis and other joint problems. A Himalayan salt bath has also been shown to combat water retention. Basically, anything that ails your skin or muscles and joints can be treated with a Himalayan salt crystal bath. Gynecological diseases are also helped by a salt bath. Remember, salt is a natural antiseptic, the benefits of salt on the body are abundant.
Also, be sure not to add any other additives to the bath, simply use the Himalayan salt. After the bath, do not rinse with plain water, go directly from the tub to the towel, as the salt will better treat the skin in this fashion.