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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Enjoy salt therapy news, articles and research from our blog

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5 Key Salt Therapy Wellness Benefits

Salt therapy does wonders for your mind and body. It can help reduce stress, alleviate skin issue symptoms, and even support your immune system. Learn more about these salt therapy wellness benefits.
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3 Ways Salt Therapy Can Ease the Asthma Struggle

People suffering from asthma and asthma attacks may find relief with salt therapy. Salt therapy helps clear the airways and reduce inflammation, which leads to better breathing.

Salt Booths vs. Salt Caves: What You Need to Know

The Salt Suite® is best known for its immersive salt therapy caves. There’s plenty to love about them: a 45-minute, more relaxing session; a calming atmosphere; and the option to bring friends and family along.

Halogenerators and What They Mean for Your Salt Therapy Session

You don’t have to travel very far today to enjoy salt therapy. However, before The Salt Suite® was founded, you may have had to book a flight to Europe to get the same experience!