What You Should Know About Himalayan Salt Lamps, Part 2

What You Should Know About Himalayan Salt Lamps, Part 2

Welcome back! In our recent post, we began answering some of the top questions people have about Himalayan salt lamps. Himalayan salt lamps have grown in popularity in recent years because of their beauty, ambiance, and the many benefits they offer. For those who are still unfamiliar with what a Himalayan salt lamp is, where the salt comes from, and why these lamps are pink, be sure to read part one of this short blog series. Today, we have answers to a few more questions about pink salt lamps, so sit back, relax, and enjoy your read! Ready to order a salt lamp for your bedroom, desk, or spa? Head over to Q&A Himalayan Salt to shop our wide selection of high-quality, 100 percent food-grade salt lamps and more!

What You Should Know About Himalayan Salt Lamps

Do Salt Lamps Emit Negative Ions?

Yes. There are both negative and positive ions in the environment (nature, air, and so on). Positive ions have a negative effect on energy levels, mood, and overall health, while negative ions can produce biochemical reactions that combat the effects of positive ions, boosting energy, lifting mood, and improving health. Because Himalayan pink salt million-year-old pink salt has been untouched by pollutants while containing more than 84 minerals, the pure salt does emit negative ions that can improve air quality, reduce allergens, enhance energy, and so much more.   

Is It Safe To Leave Salt Lamps On All the Time?

Yes, absolutely! Salt lamps are not only safe to leave on regularly and for long periods of time – it’s recommended. For one, the more you have your salt lamp on, the better chance you have of reaping the benefits these unique lamps provide. As the bulb heats up the salt rock that makes up the lamp, the ionizing action is kicked into gear, which creates the air purifying effect. Secondly, Himalayan salt lamps only require the use of low wattage bulbs and do not consume a great amount of electricity for use. Plus, LED bulbs are ideal for salt lamps, providing an even more cost-effective and energy efficient light source for your salt lamp. Overall, it is safe to leave your salt lamp on all the time, but, as with any electrical appliance, it’s always good to give it a rest from time-to-time.

Are Himalayan Salt Lamps Really Hygroscopic?

Yes, studies show that Himalayan salt lamps are hygroscopic, meaning they attract water molecules in the air, moisture, and humidity. Because airborne water can also hold and transmit pollutants, bacteria, and allergens that can affect air quality, Himalayan salt lamps can purify the air by attracting water molecules in the air where they can stick to the salt rock. Therefore, it is important to regularly wipe down your salt lamp with a cloth every so often.

Where Can I Get My Himalayan Salt Lamp?

Easy! Visit Q&A Himalayan Salt to shop our extensive selection of pink Himalayan salt lamps and other Himalayan salt products such as salt lamp nightlights, Himalayan salt candle holders, and even pink salt shot glasses! Get one or several for yourself or as a gift for a friend or loved one. Tune-in for more posts answering all your questions about Himalayan salt lamps and more. Until next time, thanks for reading!

This information is for educational purposes only and has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.  This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Q&A Supply, L.L.C. or its sister concern companies are not responsible for any misuse of Himalayan Salt Product or responsible of the above stated benefits.

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