What is Halotherapy?
Halotherapy, also known as dry Salt Therapy, is a fast-growing holistic approach that mimics the microclimate of a salt cave.
Clients breathe in the micro-sized salt particles, which are immediately transported to every part of the respiratory tract, even the smallest alveoli, and bronchioles. Then the dry salt molecules dissolve and attract small impurities, the reason why it is called the toothbrush of the lungs.
Salt therapy may eliminate the root of inflammatory respiratory illnesses in the lower and the upper tract like asthma, bronchitis as well as allergies, by destroying bacteria and restoring health and immunity.
How does it work?
Micro-sized salt particles are dispersed into an enclosed environment through a unique process generated by a halogenerator. These less then 3 micron sized salt particles while creating an antibacterial environment draw out the excess moisture, the mucus and impurities that are in the airways and on the skin. Therefore it is essential to use a high quality halogenerator that produces the right size particles in order to achieve the desired results.
Benefits of Salt Therapy
Anti-microbial, Anti-bacterial, Anti-viral, and Anti-inflammatory
Opens the bronchial tubes in the lungs, helps to reduce inflammation in the sinuses & small airways
Breaks up and clears mucus
Increases PH level – reduces acidity
Naturally triggers skin microcirculation and membrane activity
Enhances skin’s protective and reparative properties
Athletic Performance →
Expands the airways for increased lung functions and capacity
Increases oxygen saturation and exchange
Helps with muscle endurance and recovery
Ear Infection →
Halotherapy can greatly relieve the swelling and pain that is common with an ear infection by penetrating the ear canal with salt particles.Salt as an anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory agent reduces the swelling of the tubes in your ear, allowing the fluid to drain. Over 70% of children suffer from ear infection.
The science behind salt therapy
How many sessions are necessary?
Halotherapy offers the best results when practiced regularly. The benefits are cumulative, so consistency and frequency are the key. People with chronic issues will benefit greatly if visiting salt rooms at least 3-4 times a week. Those who are looking to incorporate Salt Therapy into their regular wellness routine would benefit from a weekly session. Halotherapy has been used on a daily basis without any side effects.