How does Himalayan salt lamp works?

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The historical studies of Himalayan salt date back some hundreds million years ago and so many have also written about it.

Most Himalayan salt lamps are made using the purest salt mined from the Khewra Salt Mines in Pakistan and well known for their organic benefits. This has been the undisputed truth.

Himalayan salt lamps are gaining popularity as a decorative light for interior design worldwide. The lamps illuminate attractive glow and give life to your little corner at home. Salt lamps work by absorbing water and other contaminants from the air. Along with these foreign particles, these lamps also absorb positive ions. Himalayan salt lamps typically have a low power light bulb in them. The light bulb heats the salt lamp, releasing cleansed water vapor back into the air. The lamps also release negative ions that destroy the positive ions caused by dust, pollution, and electronic appliances, improving the overall air quality. This is a process people called - hygroscopy.

Himalayan salt lamps are beautifully crafted in their natural state and is well-know to be mounted on a solid marble base. However, some manufacturers may also chose to use a normal wood base to hold the lamps in place. There are pros and cons between a marble base versus a wood base Himalayan salt lamps. To add a stylish and durable finish as your interior light decoration, many have chosen a marble base Himalayan salt lamp.

When Himalayan salt lamps are lit and heated, they have the ability to filter mold, mildew, dust, and pet dander from the air indoors. The lamps act like nasal saline sprays to clear the airways to relieve all symptoms of allergies. People with asthma have also been known to benefit from Himalayan salt lamps. This is one of the reasons why you can even find Himalayan salt inhalers and used for those suffering from asthma, bronchitis, and other respiratory ailments.

Negative ions increase serotonin levels in the brain, which, in turn, improves mood and energy levels. Negative ions are known to decrease stress and improve overall performance. Himalayan salt lamps release negative ions, which increases the brain’s blood and oxygen supply, thereby increasing concentration. They also increase serotonin levels that create a feeling of well-being and happiness. Himalayan salt lamps have been found to help those suffering from depression and seasonal affective disorder. 

These are just some examples of how Himalayan salt lamps work. We hope you had gathered some insights to the beauty of pure Himalayan salt lamps.

Free feel to browse through out Himalayan salt lamps collection series. You can find the best quality Himalayan Salt Lamps in regular shape and various sizes as well as in geometric shapes. We also offer Aromatherapy Salt Lamps to enjoy the dual benefits of Himalayan salt and Aromatherapy with essential oil.


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