This is What Happens to Your Lungs, Brain And Mood When You Get a Himalayan Salt Lamp

Surely that you have already heard of Himalayan pink salt lamps. You should know that having them means you have source of positive energy, health and fresh- clean air right near your bed or in living room. These salt atoms are made of particles that can be of three types- protons- with positive charge, electrons -negative charge and neutrons -no charge.

Electrons orbit molecules just as planets revolve around sun. Still, sometimes electrons fly off and they leave positively-charged ion behind, with its purpose to fill the void left by its little-lost electron. So, it attempts steal electron from another molecule and to replace it. Due to the differences of structure some materials lose electrons more easily than others.

 Health benefits of Himalayan pink salt lamps:

  1. Neutralizes Electromagnetic Radiation

Constantly surrounded with electromagnetic (EM) radiation that comes from numerous technological devices we use- TV , tablets, cell phones, computers, appliances, stereo, etc, we are exposed to invisible EM which leads to seriuos side effects- stress levels, weaken immune response, fatigue.

Himalayan lamps emit negative ions in the air which neutralizes electromagnetic radiation, which is why you should place one near the computer, or TV, or any electrical device.

  1. Reduces Static Electricity in the Air

Static in air leads to frustration, stress and embarrassment,  also makes hair bad, causes difficulties to clean crumbs from the floor, and many various other issues. These lamps neutralize static electricity- they neutralize airborne ionized particles (which are the reason for it).

  1. Cleanse and Deodorize the Air

The Himalayan pink salt lamps remove pollen,  also dust, cigarette smoke and as well as contaminants in the air. As they have power of hygroscopy they purify air as they attract water molecules in surrounding environment and absorb those molecules into salt crystal. They get warm up from heat of the light bulb and the water evaporates back in air and trapped particles remain in the salt.

  1. Treats Seasonal Affective Disorder

Natural light from Himalayan pink salt lamps generates negative ions. They improve mood and boost energy levels. They also resembles warm glow of sunshine that can effectively treat symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder.

  1. Treats Allergy and its symptoms

These lamps eliminate microscopic particles of mold, dust, also pet dander and mildew. They prevent allergy symptoms.  In a week or two after use, asthma patients also notice great improvements.

  1. Improves Sleep

Over exposure to positive ions in air lowers quality of sleep.Positive charge reduces oxygen and blood supply to brain and that leads to irregular sleep patterns.

As these lamps naturally generate negative ions, they help reverse this issue and improve air quality in bedroom- which ensures good night sleep. Keep lamp on during the day and turn lamp off during night if you are bothered by the light.

  1. Eases Coughing

One of health disadvantages of positive ions is cilia (microscopic hairs) which line trachea ( windpipe) become sluggish. Then they cannot function well to protect lungs from contaminants.This lamp absorbs water and particles in the air and positive ions with them.

When heated water releases purified water back in the air, it removes negative ions which support cilial activity and keep lungs clean and protected. Therefore, they also help body to filter air better and prevent from entrance of contaminants into the lungs.

  1. Improves Mood and Concentration

These lamps improve mood and help relaxing. Enchanced concentration of negative ions improves supply of oxygen and blood to brain as well as to other body organs and also boosts release of serotonin- neurotransmitter that promotes the feeling of happiness.

  1. Environmentally-Friendly Light Source

Himalayan pink salt lamps base is made of  sustainable wood – neem and the bulb is low-wattage, consumes very little energy.

  1. Increases Energy Levels

Trips, walks and time spent in nature invigorating is not a coincidence, because concentrations of negative ions in nature are significantly increased-as ones generated by these lamps.

Why choosing and why the use of the Himalayan Pink Salt Lamp

Coverage of lamps is determined by size of their crystal and it is meaning that larger the lamp is for the bigger room.

Approximately calculate that 1 lb. of HPS crystal will cleanse a 4′ x 4′ area and the air.  Also you can have more lamps in the room and spread the lamps around the house.

The initial effects can be expected after a week- time needed for generation of negative ions to become noticeable.

The Himalayan pink salt crystals will start melting if there is prolonged exposure to high humidity. We recommend keeping a close watch on lamps placed near sources of steam like showers, dishwashers, or laundry machines.

Sources:

http://www.naturallivingideas.com/

http://homeandbeauty.org/

http://www.getholistichealth.com/

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