Salt is an essential raw material, widely diffused, simple from a chemical point of view, but with extraordinary characteristics: the healing properties of salt are powerful and diversified.
Homer called it “the divine substance”, while for the Romans it was “the white gold”. Since ancient times, salt has played an important role not only in terms of food, but also in economic and cultural relations between peoples.
A story linked to trade, power, superstitions and religions that, from the Neolithic to the Industrial Revolution, has crossed oceans, overcome deserts and climbed rivers to unite Europe, Africa, China, Russia and America. Over the centuries it has been used to preserve food, as a drug and as a bargaining chip. There are 20 different types of salt in the world.
This element, which has always been appreciated for its ability to flavor food, is of crucial importance for the health of the human being. Its effects are linked to the presence of the sodium molecule that stimulates important physiological processes for the body, supports the transmission of nerve impulses and regulates pressure and fluid exchange helping to maintain the physiological cellular and tissue osmotic mechanisms.
Many scientific studies have also confirmed its curative effectiveness in the form of baths, applications and cosmeceutical products, in the prevention, treatment and improvement of numerous diseases, especially chronic, not forgetting its beneficial effects, when used as a component of cosmetic products.
This element, in fact, has incredible therapeutic properties including a high healing, anti-inflammatory, rebalancing power (the acids and bases of which it is composed are in perfect balance) and disinfectant (it has an antiseptic action as it absorbs water from the cell, reducing the multiplication of pathogens).
The White Gold is also a panacea for skin diseases (psoriasis, dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, acne, mycosis); osteoarticular diseases (arthrosis, muscle contractures, tendinitis, epicondylitis, trauma after-effects, bursitis); chronic venous insufficiency and related pathologies (lymphedema, venous stasis, edema in the ankles, localized edema); pathologies of the airways and respiratory tract (chronic pharyngitis, chronic rhinitis, chronic laryngitis, relapsing otitis). Finally, the healing properties of salt are very effective in the treatment of certain imperfections such as cellulite, orange peel skin, abdominal obesity and sagging skin.