Pink Himalayan salt comes from the Himalayas, located in northern Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bhutan, and China. This is the salt that many people love to collect. Himalayan salt can come in different colors, some being greenish or brownish. The most common ones are pink and yellow.
Himalayan salt comes from clay veins on the Himalayas. The mineral content in the salt is rich and the rock is porous so that air and water can mix with it very easily. Himalayan salt also contains iron, calcium, magnesium, sodium, zinc, manganese, copper, potassium, sodium, phosphorus, copper, potassium, manganese, zinc, silica, boron, and aluminum. All these minerals make the salt very useful as it helps you in maintaining good health.
Himalayan salt has been in use since the ancient times in the western world as a major source of salt. Today it is used in many ways. It has been found to have some amazing properties. Salt can be used to treat many conditions like cold, cough, flu, sore throat, diarrhea, arthritis, colds, fever, headache, sore lips, stomach ache, backache, nausea, vomiting, and many other similar symptoms.
When you look at the color of the flakes of salt, you will notice that they have a chipping or humming sound. This is because of the impurities present in the rock. Himalayan salt has a high concentration of sodium and chloride, which makes it very useful for curing such ailments. You can cure such problems with Himalayan salt by gargling it with your morning drink or eating the flakes of salt and taking a bath. But if you have any serious problem you can go for medical help.
Pink Himalayan salt can be very useful in the kitchen. It can be used to cook with. You can put a piece of it in the pan with hot oil and cook with it till it becomes light golden brown. It can be used to coat fish in a pinch. As a coating for potatoes or even to serve over rice for an appetizer.
Himalayan salt can also be used to decorate a lot of things, especially for the home. It adds a lot of elegance to any type of a table setting.
The color of Himalayan salt's color is determined by its impurity level. The lighter the impurity level, the whiter the salt. Some of the impurities that produce a greenish hue are iron, chromium, manganese, sulfur, and magnesium. These impurities can vary according to the kind of rock that the salt is formed from.
Himalayan salt has other uses too. It can be used to create candles, salt sculptures, and lamps, dishes, and soaps. Himalayan stone is used extensively in the making of salt lamps and sculptures.
A great place to get Himalayan salt is the internet. You can buy them online in a variety of shapes and sizes.
To make the lamps and sculptures you will need salt and glass cut some pieces of the stone into small pieces.
Once the pieces are cut into small pieces, use the sand to smooth the surface of the pieces. This will create a nice pattern on the surface of the salt.
You can use this decorative patterns to create different types of designs on the lamp. You can use the pieces to decorate the bottom of the lamps.
Use some bulbs or candles inside of the lamp to create some ambiance. You can also use the lamps as votive holders for your mantelpieces.
There are a lot of salt lamps available in the market. You just have to search around a little bit to find one that fits your budget. It is always good to search the internet as well.
These salt lamps are very beautiful and the effect created is truly unique. You can choose to decorate the lamps in many different ways it will bring back memories of your holiday trips in the mountains and it will become a wonderful memento.