Himalayan Salt Lamps
Forged deep within the Earth over 250 million years at the foothills of the iconic Himalayan mountains, these natural crystal salt lamps provide a natural sense of serenity when placed in your home.
Himalayan salt lamps contain over 84 natural minerals and trace elements including sodium, potassium, iron, manganese and many others. The unique geological makeup of these lamps gives them their unique reddish, pinkish color.
There are rumored to be many health benefits attributed to these lamps, whose warm glow provides the perfect setting for a romantic dinner or as an un-intrusive nightlight.
Salt has been an essential part of human life for thousands of years. Originally documented by Alexander the Great's army in Pakistan, Himalayan salt has always been prized for its beauty and quality. Salt's ability to preserve food has been instrumental in developing civilization to the point where we are at today. Here at Himalaya Salt Lamps, we aim to bring you the quality product that the original Hellenistic soldiers picked up at the foothills of the imposing Himalaya mountains.
For centuries people have coveted salt treatments for chronic congestion problems related to the sinus or the respiratory system. There are many medical benefits attributed to Himalayan Salt Lamps. The use of halo-therapy (halo means salt in Greek) is coveted in holistic medicine for treating a myriad of respiratory problems.
These lamps release negative ions when illuminated with the bulb, and these are the life force of the treatment. Negative ions attach and bind to particles in our atmosphere such as pollutants, toxins, allergens, dust essentially rendering them harmless.
Even the edible Himalayan salt is shown to have escaped the toxic effects of Western civilization. Mined from an area at such a high altitude and relatively untouched by civilization, this cooking salt has escaped many of the earthly pollutants normally contained in iodized table salt.
We recommend only the highest quality salt lamps. We select ones that build the bulb directly into the base so it is not held together with flimsy hooks and rigs