Himalayan salt lamps are thought to hold a myriad of benefits for health and wellness. These 100% natural lamps are chiseled from pure, mineral-rich Himalayan salt blocks and are a great addition to a happy, healthy home. But how exactly can you use Himalayan salt lamps to reap their benefits?

Whether you already own a Himalayan salt lamp or are interested in learning more, keep reading for 3 of the best ways to use Himalayan salt lamps for health and wellness.

Himalayan salt lamps to purify the air and reduce allergy symptoms

Do you or your family members suffer from asthma, hayfever or other allergy symptoms? This could be triggered by dust particles, pet hair and other allergens that linger in the air throughout our home.

Himalayan salt lamps are naturally hygroscopic, which means they absorb moisture from the surrounding air. Your salt lamp essentially purifies the air by absorbing (and trapping) microscopic particles of dust, mould and mildew. Their hygroscopic nature then generates fresh, pure air to be released back into the surrounding environment.

With this in mind, consider placing a Himalayan salt lamp in the areas where you spend the most time, or the rooms that seem to trigger your allergy symptoms. 

Reduce bed-wetting and broken sleep

Many kids (and their sleep-deprived parents!) will struggle with broken sleeping patterns and/or bed-wetting at some stage of their early lives. These issues can be incredibly stressful, and can even lead to anxiety, mood swings and behavioural issues.

Himalayan salt lamps are ideal as a soothing night light, emitting a warm amber glow that promotes better sleep. Himalayan salt lamps have also been known to help control issues of bed-wetting, with young children feeling protected and less anxious throughout the night.

Combat positive ions 

Do you ever find yourself experiencing headaches, stress or tension after too much time around electronics? Whether it’s your computer, phone or the living room television, these electronic gadgets all emit a high volume of positive ions – which actually have a negative impact on our health and wellbeing when we’re exposed to them in large doses.

A Himalayan salt lamp has the exact opposite effect, by generating negative ions instead. Negative ions are what we experience when we’re outdoors surrounded by nature. It’s that fresh, crisp air found at the bottom of a waterfall, or by crashing waves at the beach! Himalayan salt lamps help to replicate this pure, energising air. This balances out the positive ions and creates a happier, healthier household. 

There are so many great ways to use Himalayan salt lamps to benefit your health and wellness. To start experiencing the benefits of Himalayan salt lamps for yourself, check out our range of natural and crafted lamps in a range of different sizes to suit any space! 

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