Experience Salt Therapy AKA Halotherapy
Salt Therapy aka Halotherapy is a powerful, natural treatment in a controlled air medium that simulates the natural salt cave microclimate to treat respiratory and skin conditions. This is no health fad – from the ancient Greeks to modern-day doctors, medical experts have championed its amazing effects.
Discover the health benefits of salt therapy
Salt therapy is a natural and non-invasive therapy that can help relieve the symptoms of a wide range of respiratory and skin conditions. Salt is a natural anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antihistamine, so people experiencing everything from asthma to eczema may experience significant and lasting symptom relief following regular salt therapy.
When a client sits in one of our three salt rooms (salt caves), a halogenerator grinds up pharmaceutical grade salt into minute particles that become airborne when dispersed into the room. The dry salt aerosol particles are then inhaled deep into the client’s lungs to help relieve inflammation and loosen congestion to allow easier and improved breathing. The salt particles can help to open up the airways, increase oxygen intake and cleanse the airways of smoke, dust, pollutants and other allergens. When the salt lands on the skin it can also help to relieve sore, flakey, red and irritated skin.
Consistency is key when it comes to salt therapy. After regular salt therapy, breathing can become easier and shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing, congestion and irritated skin may gradually be alleviated.
It is important to understand that salt therapy is not an alternative therapy, but a complementary one. It can help relieve the symptoms of a condition and work in conjunction with existing medication, resulting in even greater relief.*
The ancient Greeks knew a thing or two ..
…and one of them was salt’s positive effect on the airways. The tale then jumps to 1843, when a Polish doctor documented how salt mine workers didn’t seem to suffer from the same respiratory problems as the general population. Salt Therapy generated in a controlled environment began in 1989 in Russia.
It may sound nuts, but the mythology is tantalizing: Mine workers and refugees hiding during World War II noticed time spent in salty caves improved their breathing. “Since then, treating asthma and other respiratory conditions with inhaled salt has been a common practice in eastern Europe and Russia,” explains Kimmo Saarinen, PhD, of Finland’s South Karelia Allergy and Environment Institute. “Salt chamber treatment is a modern way to mimic conditions of salt caves.”