You have probably seen Himalayan Salt Lamps regularly in your feed as they have grown in popularity in recent years but what are they are what are the benefits of using a Himalayan Salt Lamp? Do we all need one or are they just unnecessaryelectrical devices
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What are Himalayan Salt Lamps?
Himalayan Salt Lamps are decorative lights that you can purchase for your home, office or work place they are often carved out of Pink Himalayan Salt from the Khewra Salt Mine in Pakistan but white and grey are now also becoming popular.
They come in a range of shapes and sizes – They start as small as 1kg and go up to 15kg (you can find a full selection on Amazon)
They are generally electronic devices with a light bulb inside. They can be mains powered or more often now they are coming with a USB charger so you can plug them into more places such as your computer.
You can also get tea light holders, oil burners, salt inhalers and soap bars.
How do Himalayan salt lamps work?
It is believed by many that pink himalayan salt lamps are natural negative ion generators. By attracting water molecules from the surrounding air which then evaporate from the surface due to the warmth generated by the light source
What are the benefits of using benefits of Himalayan salt lamps?
People say having a Himalayan Salt Lamp in your home can have helath benefits due to the positive ions in the Salt which can help change the electrical current in the air.
The various health benefits of using himalayan pink salt lamps are said to include
• improving the air quality in your home & asthma symptoms
• soothing allergy symptoms
• stress reduction
• boosting your mood and energy levels
• better quality sleep
• easing the effects of seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
Although some medical professionals do dispute these health claims as fact and there is very little scientific evidence or scientific studies. For example getting a better night sleep could be due to the user being subjected to less blue light before bed if they are using the light from the lamp to read instead of scrolling on their cell phone.
But if you feel you are seeing positive effects then that is all that matters!
We would love to know if you’ve felt the benefits of owning a Himalayan Salt Lamp let us know below!
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