Health Benefits of Black Salt

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Health Benefits of Black Salt

Symptoms such as digestive issues, low energy, too much or dried mucous (congestion), osteoporosis and other issues could be connected to a lack of good usable organic sodium. According to Ayurveda, Indian black salt is considered a cooling spice and is recommended as a treatment for many health issues.

Benefits

Blood Pressure

It is sometimes recommended to people on low-salt diets due to hypertension because it’s believed to be lower in sodium content compared to regular table salt.

Intestinal Gas

Roasting the salt in a copper vessel until the color change and mixing the salt with warm water is effective in treating intestinal gas.

Aphrodisiac

Harad seeds which are used to make black salt is considered an aphrodisiac

Laxative

Can be used as a laxative and digestive aid. Laxative made of lemons, ginger and black salt is very powerful.

Constipation

Salt in the digestive tract extracts water from the body by osmosis. Black salt acts as a digestive aid in reversing constipation and allowing individuals to eliminate flatulence. It can also be used as a stool softener in constipation.

Joint Pains

Beneficial for curing arthritis and paralysis.

Gastrointestinal

Used to regulate electrolytes or the gastrointestinal tract.

Anaemia

Because it contains a number of minerals, people generally use it to improve anemia.

Inflammation

The aromatic sulfur and salt water are used to heal topical inflammation and infections.

Immune system

Helps build up a strong immune system naturally.

Acidity Has an alkalizing effect on the body, as it has not been exposed to high heat and stripped of its minerals. Thus it can help you to prevent and reverse high levels of acidity.

Weight Loss

Can help in losing weight. It helps the body to create digestive juices so that the foods you eat are digested faster.

Respiration

Effective in reducing inflammation in the respiratory system. Thus the production of phlegm is slowed down so that you can breathe easier gain. Sprinkling Rock salt on the tongue helps in breathing. It has almost the same effect as of a nasal inhaler and has no side effects when taken in moderate quantities.

Cholesterol

Reduces high cholesterol levels, high blood pressure and help to regulate an irregular heartbeat. Thus it can help prevent atherosclerosis, heart attacks, and strokes.

Diabetes

Rock salt can help to reduce the need for insulin by helping to maintain proper sugar levels in the body. Thus the salt is an essential part of the diet if you are diabetic, or at risk for the disease.

Osteoporosis

Just over 1/4 of the amount of salt that is in the body is stored in the bones, where it helps to keep them strong. When the body lacks salt and water it begins to draw the sodium from the bones, which eventually can lead to osteoporosis. Thus by drinking plenty of water and consuming salt in moderation, you can prevent osteoporosis.

Muscle Spasms and Cramps

Potassium is essential for helping the muscles to function properly. Black or Rock salt not only contains small amounts of potassium, but it also helps the body to absorb it better as compared to other foods. Thus it is very effective in helping to prevent muscle pains, spasms, and cramps.

Depression

Black or Rock salt also has shown to be effective in treating various types of depression. The salt helps to preserve two essential hormones in the body that help you to better deal with stress. These hormones are serotonin and melatonin, which help you to feel good, relax and sleep better at night.

In ayurveda, black salt is considered an aid to digestion. When black salt is ground with ajwain and lemon juice and taken, it helps balance the digestion.

 

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