Halotherapy History & Research

The origins of salt therapy date back centuries ago, where people with respiratory conditions began heading to the salt mines of Europe and Russia to manage their symptoms. Today, salt therapy has been improving the lifestyle of people all over the world. Research continues to understand the fundamentals of salt and how it can positively impact you from the inside out.

Salt cave.

The History of Salt Therapy

Modern salt therapy dates back to its origins in the salt mines and caves of Europe and Russia. Over 100 years ago a Polish physician, Felix Bochkovsky, discovered that salt miners rarely suffered from any colds or respiratory conditions. Since then, people with asthma, allergies, emphysema, and other respiratory problems began visiting to the salt mines to receive its benefits. 

Salt Suite Chairs and blankets.

The Healing Power of Salt

As the demand grows for natural relief for respiratory and skin conditions, the amount of research on salt therapy’s benefits and effectiveness expands. The information uncovered in clinical trials and studies support salt therapy and outlines how it can help alleviate symptoms of millions of people. Explore what salt therapy can do for you and your lifestyle.

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Salt Lamps: Do They Improve Health?

The world can be a stressful place with stress coming from our personal lives, careers, and surrounding world events. Wouldn’t it be nice if a 45-minute salt therapy session could reduce stress levels? Fortunately, scientists have found that salt therapy does have a positive impact to stress.
Does halotherapy reduce stress?

Does Halotherapy Reduce Stress?

The world can be a stressful place with stress coming from our personal lives, careers, and surrounding world events. Wouldn’t it be nice if a 45-minute salt therapy session could reduce stress levels? Fortunately, scientists have found that salt therapy does have a positive impact to stress.
Older woman cleaning her face.

How Does Salt Therapy Improve Skin Health?

Itchy and dry skin feels so uncomfortable. It distracts focus from what is important. Not to mention psoriasis and eczema can make wardrobe and even hair style decisions for those affected. And how many of us don’t want to look a little younger? Well, those taking their salt therapy in the kids’ suite may not want to look younger, but the rest of us do. Can salt really do all of that- improve symptoms of skin issues and make us look younger? Yes, it can, and research shows it!
Older man with arms stretched out and light weights in his hands.

How Does Salt Therapy Improve Performance?

Performance may mean many different things to different people. For some, it means athletic performance. Whether a professional athlete, weekend warrior, or someone working out for healthy lifestyle, performance includes our ability to accomplish an athletic task. For others, it may mean breath control for activities like singing, performing arts and professional auctioning. Does salt therapy deliver benefits for various types of performance? In short, yes. But let’s explore what research has found about salt therapy and improved performance.