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DRY SALT  THERAPY (Halotherapy)

What is Halotherapy?

 

Halotherapy is also called Dry Salt Therapy. During halotherapy, 99.99 percent pure Sodium Chloride is ground into micro particles and dispensed into the air. These particles then are inhaled, and fall onto the skin. The particles penetrate deep into the lungs, and are also absorbed through the skin. Dry Salt Therapy promotes a sense of well-being and rejuvenation. It is natural, safe, non-invasive, and has little to no side effects.

 

Dry salt is anti-inflammatory. The inhaled salt particles may aid in the reduction of inflammation in the respiratory tract. Airway passages are opened, creating a clean respiratory system. A healthy respiratory system creates higher oxygen intake, increased energy levels, and an improved immune system.

 

Dry salt is extremely absorbent and attracts foreign particles within the respiratory tract. It acts almost like a toothbrush to the lungs, removing buildup.

 

Salt is also antibacterial. As the salt travels through the respiratory tract, it breaks down pollutants and bacteria. The body will expel any of these foreign substances which can be coughed up.

 

The salt particles that fall onto the skin provide pH balance, which increases the skins rigidity, and stimulates cell growth.

 

For general respiratory hygiene halotherapy is recommended 1 to 2 times per week. Individuals will notice stress reduction, better sleep, and improved immunity.

 

 

Salt Caves, Rooms, or Booths?

 

Many people have heard of Halotherapy in a Salt Cave or a Salt Room. We offer Halotherapy as a private session in a booth. Booth sessions are a shorter period of time, and more concentrated. See the chart below for a full comparison.

Benefits

 

Halotherapy is extremely beneficial to most individuals including adults, children, athletes, and animals.

 

Relieves Respiratory Conditions:

  • Allergies / Hay Fever 

  • Asthma 

  • Snoring and sleep problems 

  • Ear & sinus infections 

  • Cough, cold and flu 

  • Chronic bronchitis 

  • COPD 

  • Emphysema

 

Improves Skin Conditions:

  • Eczema 

  • Acne 

  • Psoriasis

  • Dermatitis

  • Rosacea

 

Reduces Feelings of: 

  • Anxiety 

  • Stress 

  • Fatigue

 

Other Benefits:

  • Enhances Immunity

  • Improves circulation

  • Enhances athletic endurance and accelerates recovery time

     

Salt Therapy Appointments

 

Salt therapy sessions take place in our salt booth. We call it “The Salt Box”.

 

  • Sessions last 20 minutes 

  • Sessions are available by apppointment only. Same day appointment requests may not be available. 24 hour appointment requests are preferred. Pre-payment is required to reserve appointment.

  • Wear loose comfortable and light-colored clothing. If treating a skin condition, the area should be exposed, and shorts and a tank top is recommended. Clothing must be worn inside of the booth. There are no nude sessions.

  • During a session, headphones will be provided. The motor of the salt machine produces sound in increments. We recommend listening to music for a more peaceful experience. You are welcome to bring your phone into the booth so that you can listen to music of your choice.

  • Things you can do in the booth include: reading a book or magazine, meditation, relaxing, color in one of our coloring books 

  • Jewelry is to be removed. Salt can be corrosive to metals.

  • Enjoy chromotherapy. We have beautiful lighting inside of the booth and you may choose any color light that you prefer.

  • After your session you may notice salt that has collected on your clothing. This can easily be brushed off. A runny nose, slight coughing, or a throat tickle is normal. This is a sign of your body clearing out toxins.

 

*CANCELLATION POLICY: Ionic Day requires a notice of 24 hours to cancel or reschedule an appointment or class. Missed classes / appointments or late cancellations will be charged, and not refunded.

 

Dry Salt Safety

 

Halotherapy is safe, drug-free and non-invasive. Sessions are wellness/holistic sessions, and not considered medical treatments. Please contact your doctor regarding any health or medical questions or concerns.

 

When is Halotherapy not recommended?

Halotherapy should be avoided by anyone with the following conditions:

  • Any contagious disease

  • Infections with fever

  • Acute respiratory disease

  • Cancer or suspicion of cancer

  • Coughing of blood

  • Open wounds

  • COPD with 3rd stage of chronic lung insufficiency

  • High blood pressure / severe hypertension

  • Chronic kidney disease

  • Tuberculosis

  • Mental disorder

 

If too much salt is bad for your diet, is Halotherapy bad for you?

Halotherapy is associated with the respiratory tract. When inhaled, the amount of salt entering your respiratory system is very low. This is different from ingesting salt, which is associated with the digestive tract. Dry Salt Therapy does not have a negative effect on diet, hypertension or high blood pressure. Dry Salt Therapy reduces inflammation, expands airways, and breaks down bacteria.

 

Disclaimer:
Halotherapy has not been evaluated by the FDA. Halotherapy is not intended to cure, treat, diagnose, or prevent any disease.

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