Benefits and Frequently Asked Questions
Halotherapy is often described as functioning like a toothbrush for the lungs and respiratory system. When the salt air is inhaled, the particles travel through the respiratory system allowing the salt’s natural antibacterial and antimicrobial properties to purify and detoxify the lungs, sinuses and airways.
Studies show, salt therapy is effective to boost the general immune system, reduce respiratory pain and inflammation, and lessen the effects of; sinus, allergy, and autoimmune disorders.
Salt therapy has been shown to be effective at reducing:
- Asthma symptoms & flare-ups
- Chest congestion
- Seasonal allergy effects
- Nasal & sinus polyps
- Pain, swelling & inflammation
- Symptoms of COPD
- Eczema, dermatitis, acne and other skin disorders.
Are there any side effects?
With regard to salt therapy, side effects are infrequent. Some people might experience a mild tickle in the throat or an increase in coughing due to an excess mucus buildup. This is an indication the therapy is working. Other effects might be a slight skin irritation for those with hypersensitive skin.
How Sterile is the salt room- Could someone pick up germs?
Salt has natural antibacterial properties and restricts bacteria from growing. Our ventilation system works throughout the entire session to circulate the air in the room, exhausting used air out and clean, fresh air in. There is no recycling of air back into the salt rooms. Chairs are wiped down before and after each session and blankets are washed after each use. Our Spa is equipped with UV-C in our HVAC systems which reduces airborne bacteria by over 97%.