What is Salt Therapy?

Salt Therapy is a time honored therapeutic practice popularized in Eastern European Communities during the 19th Century. In this region of the world naturally occurring Salt Mines are plentiful, it became evident that the miners in these caves were enjoying excellent health and longevity despite their hard work and lifestyle. Soon Salt Cave Spas popped up in the area and people flocked to these caves for relaxation and rejuvenation.

 

Halotherapy or Salt Therapy is beneficial for respiratory ailments particularly asthma, skin conditions, and to combat mental lethargy. The Whispering Cave makes use of a State of the Art Halo-generator which pumps dry aerosol therapeutic grade salt into the air. Salt is known to be anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and mucolytic (loosens mucus). Beneficial effects of Salt Therapy include: Reduction of Stress, headaches, lethargy and Increase of Energy, mental alertness, overall sense of well-being. This is due to the large amounts of negative ions released into the air from the Halo-generator.

People who suffer from the following health conditions may find some reduction in symptoms; Asthma, chronic bronchitis, sinusitis, COPD, hay fever, ear infections, smokers cough, common cold, acne, eczema and psoriasis.

 

Best of all The Salt Cave is like an oasis. Warm, cozy, intimate, a beautiful respite from the outside world. A safe place to relax, meditate, stretch and breathe. Check out the Salt Cave Schedule for guided programming in the Cave, or just stop by during one of our open sessions and enjoy the benefits on your own!