Frequently Asked Questions About Salt Therapy

How long is a typical dry salt therapy session?

Sessions typically last 45 minutes.

How should I dress for a dry salt therapy session?

Loose, comfortable, light-colored clothing that you can relax in works best. If you are using dry salt therapy for a skin condition, you’ll want to have that area exposed. Since salt is dry, it can easily be brushed off. There is no concern if salt gets in your eyes or hair.

How many sessions do I need? How often?

Results will vary on an individual basis. Based on your conditions and symptoms, some clients find a short series of treatments to be beneficial. Some prefer to use dry salt therapy as a continuous preventative measure.

Are there any side effects of dry salt therapy?

There are no harmful side effects of dry salt therapy. The treatment is completely natural. A slight cough or runny nose is possible and some people might experience mild tickle in the throat or an increase in coughing due to excess mucus buildup, but this is simply an indication that salt therapy is working to remove mucus and toxins from the lungs and airways.

Is Dry Salt Therapy safe?

Dry salt therapy is completely safe. It is a 100% natural, drug-free, non-invasive wellness ritual with no side effects or potential health hazard. If an individual has any questions or concerns regarding any current medical or other condition, please consult with your healthcare professional.

What about the concern that salt is bad for you?

Some people are concerned about the intake of salt because of issues relating to diet. High blood pressure and hypertension. This type of salt intake is connected to the digestive tract. Dry Salt Therapy is different as it is associated with the respiratory system. When inhaled, the amount of micro salt particles entering your respiratory system is extremely low, so it doesn’t present any risk to your health, it kills bacteria, reduces inflammation, and expands airways.

What type of salt is used?

Not all salts are created equal. Only 99.9% pure grade sodium chloride (salt) is to be used with halogenerators which are the machines that crush and grind the salt into microscopic particles and disperse into the salt cave. All the medical studies and research for halotherapy involve only 99.99% Pure Grade Sodium Chloride. This salt comes from the early and seas but goes through a process eliminating and removing all debris and contaminant.s It is not processed with any other additivies or caking agents such as table salt. Other types of salt are often used as a decor element such as himalayan salt, but only 99.999% pure grade sodium chloride is used in the halogenerator.

 

*While there are many clinical and scientific studies conducted on the benefits of dry salt therapy (halotherapy) throughout the world, the FDA has not evaluated the statements made on this subject. Dry salt therapy is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Dry Salt Therapy is not intended to replace any medications or treatments. Any health issues should be treated by a licensed medical professional and any further questions relating to halotherapy should be directed to your physician.