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Enjoying the Warm Glow and Positive Effects of a Himalayan Salt Light

by Laina Poulakos
One of the most well known uses of a Himalayan salt light is its power to purify the air. This is done as the heat activates the salt, attracting dust, pollen and dander. These partials get trapped within the salt and clean air is released, helping reduce suffering of those who suffer with allergies and asthma.

The Himalayan salt light also emits negative ions.  This is beneficial as it can help increase a person’s energy and reduce stress, creating a more peaceful environment.  In so doing, the Himalayan salt light neutralizes electromagnetic radiation (EMR) which can drain the body of energy and may have other negative health effects. Salt lights have also been known to help treat Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), with the gentle glow of the salt light mimicking the warmth of sunshine.

At the end of the day, a salt lamp can also help you sleep better by cancelling out positive ions in the bedroom.  Simply leave the salt light on during the day to work on the the positive ions and turn it off at bedtime.  This will create a most restful environment and is a great addition to one’s home.

Laina Poulakos is the founder of Mother’s Nature Store and a certified aromatherapist and herbologist. For a consultation and products, call 703-851-0087 or visit

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