Last winter I wrote about the therapeutic benefits of using a salt pipe. We received such amazing feedback from this article and from customers using salt pipes I thought it important to again remind our readers of the amazing benefits of salt pipes. By regularly using a salt pipe, many have found they can breathe more easily and find it is helpful for the treatment and prevention of asthma, hay fever and allergies. We have received feedback from many customers reporting they have found the salt pipes to be very beneficial for these ailments.
Even snorers have found some relief when using these salt pipes – in fact we had one customer come in to our store after using the salt pipe for only a few days, raving about how well it had worked for his snoring. Salt pipes can be helpful to overcome wheeziness or persistent coughing when suffering from colds. They may also assist with treatment of shortness of breath and can be particularly helpful for smokers.
If you are a sports person you may find a salt pipe may help you perform better by cleaning the lungs. Singers and musicians playing wind instruments such as the trumpet may achieve better results after using a salt pipe.
Salt therapy has been used for centuries. The ancient Greek physician Hippocrates believed inhaling steam from salt water was of benefit for lung and bronchial disorders. In the early 19th century a Polish doctor discovered miners working in salt mines, despite difficult working conditions were in good health plus never suffered from respiratory problems. Then in WWII people regularly sheltering from bombing in a salt cave in Germany found their respiratory conditions were improved and even the healthier people found their immunity improved and they didn’t catch colds. Since these times Russia has undertaken much research into the treatment of asthma and bronchitis using salt therapy. This therapy is commonly used in Central and Eastern Europe.
It has been found, when suffering from respiratory problems, the smaller the particle, the better the health benefits. It appears between 5 and 10 microns are able to reach the windpipe and central bronchial area. Below 5 microns it reaches right into the lungs and between 0.1 – 2.5 microns it will penetrate deep into bronchi, bronchioles and alveoli. It is understood these particles destroy pathogenic micro-organisms by dehydrating microbial cells, calming any inflammation, drying up mucous and enabling the body to eliminate mucous and bacteria from airways.
Obviously, we don’t have access to salt mines, however at Go Vita we do stock Saltpipes. The Saltpipe Inhaler is filled with Miocene Mineral Halite Salt Crystals from the Transylvanian Praid Salt mine. Its salty therapeutic microclimate calms and cleanses the cells of the respiratory system. When using the Saltpipe the moisture of the passing air absorbs the micron sized particles of the salt that penetrates into the respiratory system to induce natural self cleansing mechanisms that flush away the impurities from the surface of the cells, mechanically cleansing the passage ways, helping to clear our nasal cavities and helping to calm, heal and repair inflamed lungs and airways.
To achieve optimum results it is suggested the Saltpipe is used daily. For more information on Salt pipes or any other health issue, call to see Bev and the team at Go Vita, Your Health Shop at 5 North St, Batemans Bay or phone on 44729737. Don’t forget to tune in to Bev and Marianne on 2EC every Wednesday at 12.15pm on Go Get Healthy.