During a session, when microscopic salt particles are inhaled into the airways and lungs, it stimulates the body’s action of cilia movement. Cilium are minute hair structure on the surface of a cell that constantly move and keep the surrounding liquid flowing around it. This movement acts as a bronchial brush, thinning out mucus and enabling the body to expel it along with allergens, pathogens and even nicotine debris embedded in the respiratory system.
For those suffering from various skin ailments like psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis and acne, the microscopic particles land on the skin and penetrate into the inner layers. This helps improve the skin’s protective properties. It promotes the growth of good bacterial and kills the harmful bacteria present in various skin conditions. With regular sessions, salt balances the pH levels and stimulates cell regeneration process of the skin.
Salt Therapy also helps to lower the IgE level, a measure of antibodies, which is often detected in people with allergies. Over a period of time, when the IgE levels in the body normalizes, it builds one’s immunity, improves lung capacity and fortifies the body to withstand the onslaught of climate change, pollution and pathogens.