WHAT IS HALO THERAPY?
Taking wellness to another level, halotherapy—a.k.a. salt therapy—remains a top spa trend. (Halo
is Greek for salt.) Salt therapy is similar to spending time in the salty sea air, which offers many more benefits than just relaxation on the beach. Halotherapy is an alternative treatment that involves breathing salty air. Some claim that it can treat respiratory conditions, such as asthma, chronic bronchitis, and allergies. Others suggest it can also: eases smoking-related symptoms, such as a cough, shortness of breath, and wheezing, treat depression and anxiety, cure some skin conditions, such aspsoriasis, eczema, and acne.
The origins of halotherapy date back to the medieval era. But researchers only recently started studying its potential benefits.
WHAT ARE NEGITIVE IONS?
Research has found that because of these properties, halotherapy can be used as part of the treatment of:
Tiny salt particles used in halotherapy can also help repair your skin cells and protect your skin from aging and infection. This therapy can be used to treat:
Halotherapy can have some side effects. You may have coughing and more mucus secretion because your nasal passages are clearing out. Rarely, you may notice skin irritation or conjunctivitis, or pink eye.
Avoid halotherapy if you have: