With a growing market, it has become difficult to distinguish between real and fake Himalayan salt lamps. Usually, one can only be exposed to the characteristics of a fake lamp by carefully reading the reviews of the product or by buying or using a salt lamp. However, there are several ways to differentiate between real and fake ones. Following are some of the signs of fake Himalayan salt lamp:
No Positive Health Effects
Real Himalayan pink salt lamps have some great positive effects on health. If you are using a proper salt lamp at your place and are in regular exposure for a long time, but did not feel any positive effects on your health then you must rethink about the originality of your salt lamp.
A real Himalayan salt lamp usually gives pinkish or orange hue. Prefer buying a lamp with these versions if you want a real one. Although there are some salt lamps with white crystals it is very rare. Moreover, the real white salt lamps are too costly, so if a white salt lamp is not significantly expensive then it is probably a fake one.
Real pink salt lamps do not have very bright light. Actually, this is because of the high mineral content of Himalayan salt that its light is somewhat dim and irregular. If a salt lamp if giving very bright light and illuminating a full room then it is probably fake.
Resistant to Moisture
Salt has hygroscopic nature, so it absorbs moisture from the surroundings. If a salt lamp is not adversely affected by moisture than it is probably a fake one. On the other hand, a little sweating occurs when a real salt lamp is placed near a moisture source.
Origin not Pakistan
Real Himalayan pink salt always originates from the Khewra salt mines of Pakistan. To check whether you have a real salt lamp of not, look for the origin of the product or ask the lamp manufacturer about the salt lamp’s origin. If your salt lamp is not from Pakistan, it is a fake one.
Introduction of pink salt
Himalayan salt is the pure form of salt that is available for the number of commercial and home purposes such as used for cooking, medicines, and cosmetics. This appetizing salt has beautifully formed crystals which range in colors from white to reddish pink. The reddish color of salt due to presences of a high content of iron and minerals in the salt crystals. Its regular consumption provides the bunch of essential minerals and electrolytes which are helpful to maintain overall body function such as release toxin from body, balance pH, improve circulation of blood as well as helpful in proper nutrients absorption.
History of salt
The Himalayan pink salt is formed during Jurassic era about 250 million years ago.it naturally found in the Himalayan mountains and has been considered a valuable interest for many countries.
Pink salt is considered as purest salt over the earth. Numbers of theories are belonging to it. For example, the ancient sea beds inside the salt mountains were covered by the lava and this lava protects the salt from pollutants and toxins. Due to these natural protection phenomena of God, many scientists believe that is the purest salt on earth.
Many geologists believe that the range of salt mountains are formed due to the movement of tectonic plates. Firstly, people have used it for the preservation purpose. So, it was most common amongst trading people. Mostly in Nepal people used it for the trading of fish.
These days this salt located near the foothills of the Himalayas in Pakistan. Mining of salt in Pakistan strictly regulate in order to preserve it.
This pure salt is used for the number of purposes that are following;
- Preservation of food
- Culinary uses
- Pharmaceuticals uses
Preservation of food: This salt is used for the preservation purpose from an ancient time. People used it to store fish, meat and many vegetables. So, it was important for trading purpose.
Culinary uses: This salt has more nutritional value as compared to common table salt. So, it is mostly used at home for cooking purposes.
Pharmaceutical uses: This salt is used to treat many diseases and also used in the preparation of many medicines. It treats with the sinus infection, bones weakness, wrinkles, and cramps etc.
Salt isn’t just meant for adding flavor to our food. Salt is a natural ingredient that has so much more to offer. We have devised ways to personify your breaths and feelings through unique products out of Himalayan salt.
Himalayan pink salt (Halite) is found in the Punjab province of Pakistan. Khewra is the place where the gigantic mountain terrain holds massive salt reserves. Himalayan salt has something special to offer apart from its peculiar taste. It has the ability to penetrate beyond the physical apparatus of human beings and clean our respiratory track. Allowing Himalayan salt to stay around us will allow fresh and cleaner air to go through our bronchioles thus facilitating smoother respiration.
Pink salt is preparing handsome products out of salt for multi purposes:
a) Salt products will enhance the beauty of residences, offices and public infrastructures.
b) Decorative salt products will allow safer breathing zones and will have healing affects on allergy and asthma patients.
Pink salt is working on the design and quality of Himalayan salt products and will soon break the news of availability.
Salt products shall be glittering and pleasing from the apparent eye. Also they shall speed up the recovery process of chronic allergy and asthma patients.
Our environment is badly polluted because of industrial revolutions and combustion of fossil fuels. Salt products become an important precautionary measure to protect our respiratory systems from any
damage or disease.