Pink Himalayan salt

Pink Himalayan salt

Pink Himalayan salt is chemically similar to table salt. It contains up to 98 percent sodium chloride. The rest of the salt consists of trace minerals, such as magnesium, and calcium. These give the salt its light pink tint. These minerals also explain why Himalayan salt tastes different from regular table salt. Some sources say that pink Himalayan salt contains up to 84 different trace minerals.

Usage of Pink Himalayan salt

• Regulating the water content throughout your body

• Promoting healthy pH balance in your cells, particularly your brain cells

• Absorption of food particles through your intestinal tract• Supporting respiratory health

• Promoting sinus health

• Prevention of muscle cramps

• Promoting bone strength• Regulating your sleep — it naturally promotes sleep

• Promoting vascular health

Specifications of Pink Himalayan salt

Pink Himalayan salt is similar to table salt and contains up to 98 percent sodium chloride, the key ingredient in salt, but unlike table salt, pink Himalayan salt also contains trace minerals such as potassium, magnesium, calcium, and iron—all of which give it its pink color.        Pink Himalayan salt contain up to 84 trace elements. Table salt is processed to  contains additives such as anti-caking agents, whereas pink Himalayan salt is unrefined.The table below shows the amount elements in this salt.

Na 38.7%
Cl 59.3%
MgO 0.33%
Cao 1.1%
Fe2O3 0.06%


Types of uses

People use this type of salt and common table salt in the same way: As part of cooking, to season meals, and to preserve food. Blocks of pink Himalayan salt sometimes become serving dishes, cooking surfaces, and cutting boards. Some people also use pink Himalayan salt in place of bath salts. Pink Himalayan salt can be an ingredient, a seasoning, or even a cooking utensil.1. Ingredient: You can use pink  Himalayan salt in any dish that calls for regular table salt, such as soups and marinades.2. Seasoning: Sprinkle pink Himalayan salt over popcorn for a milder flavor than table salt, or top a chocolate cake with pink Himalayan salt for a crunchy texture.3. Salt block: Use a pink Himalayan salt block to cook and serve steak, seafood, and other dishes. The salt block retains heat and imparts flavor to dishes.


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