what are himalayan salt lamps

What are Himalayan Salt Lamps

Himalayan salt lamps are more and more popular in our daily life. They are not only good for our health but also a perfect decoration. But many people don’t know what  Himalayan salt lamps are. So today we’ll talk something about them.

Himalayan salt lamps are large pieces of pure Himalayan Salt with a small bulb or candle inside. They are made from large rock crystals named Himalayan pink salt usually mined in India and Pakistan, near the Himalayans.

Himalayan salt lamps can be made of a solid pieces of salt or decorative baskets filled with large crystals of salt. They offer a nice warm glow when lighting and may be beneficial for indoor air quality.

Himalayan Salt Lamps origin:

Himalayan Salt Lamps are made from the salt that originated from our oceans 600 million years ago, which were free from any man-made contaminants.

This kind of salt was formed during the time the dinosaurs ruled the Earth. It thanks to the continents’ collision which raising the ocean bed high. The salt from those beds still remains deep inside the mountains. Himalayan natural sea salt is actually ancient sea salt.


Practical Uses:

  1. Light your way at night

The Himalayan salt lamps are also good night light for the candle or the light in the lamp can light up your way at night so you don't step on your cat on your way to the bathroom at 2 AM.

  1. Good for your sleep

The use of Himalayan salt lamps helps to reverse the positively-charged particles in the air which can reduce the supply of oxygen and blood to your brain since the salt crystals are natural negative ion generators. Keeping one in every room improves the quality of air, allowing you to sleep better at night.

They also tend to be a reddish or orange, which we said in our previous blog—best night light color for sleep that is best for sleep.  

  1. Other benefits for our health

Himalayan salt lamps also can purify air, let you stay free of allergic and asthmatic symptoms and ease horrible cough. Moreover, they can do some good to your mood and attitude towards life.


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