Himalayan salt is rock salt which is mined from the Himalayan mountain region brushing Pakistan. It’s common for the salt crystals appearing in a reddish or pink colour, while some also having an off-white transparent colour. The reason for this alluring colour range is due to the high mineral count present. It’s commonly used in cooking and for certain bath products, such as bath salts. Humans have an interesting relationship with salt – historically it’s been extremely valuable, often been traded for it’s weight in gold. This has given rise to the sayings ‘worth its salt’ and ‘salt of the earth’.
Benefits of Himalayan Salt
- It has a high mineral count: a mineral-rich composure provides a broad range of benefits, ranging from cooking-related benefits to better quality skin & body products.
- It makes a great exfoliate: salt is relatively abrasive due to its sharp edges. This makes it a perfect exfoliate when used in many body and skin products.