Though this treatment may seem like a new thing in America, modern salt therapy dates back to its origins in the salt mines and caves of Europe and Russia. In 1843 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 the salt mines to receive its benefits. Want to learn more? https://bit.ly/3vn33sC
We invite you to relax and recharge in our nature inspired salt cave located right here in Columbia, SC. With tons of pure pink Himalayan salt, we have naturally recreated the micro climate of a natural salt mine. This is a relatively new concept for a spa in the United States. Halotherapy is a method used to help cleanse and detox the lungs as well as invigorate the entire body with increased lung capacity and oxygen intake. Healthy lungs and a clean respiratory system are essential for vitality, energy, and longevity. The health benefits can be extraordinary for some with allergies and sinus inflammation.
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We are excited that you are taking the steps to live a better life and experience Halotherapy at our spa in Columbia. We would like to ensure that everyone has a relaxing and positive experience. You may choose either a zero gravity chair or lay directly on the Himalayan salt floor with a blanket and pillow. The salt cave is an electronic-free zone.
Whether it's a quick visit for a lunch break or an after-work relaxation session, come as you are. There is no special dress code for the salt cave. Wearing any type of comfortable clothing is recommended. The salt in the air will not ruin any clothing. If you are hoping to get relief from skin issues we recommend wearing shorts and a tank top. The temperature remains between 66-68 to mimic the true climate of a salt cave. We do offer blankets for those that are sensitive to the temperature as well.
Our sessions last for 45 minutes. We begin all sessions on the hour every hour.
Based on your condition and symptoms, this can vary. For best results, we recommend a series of treatments. Some individuals prefer to use dry salt therapy as a continuous preventative measure.
There are no harmful side effects. The treatment is completely natural. A slight cough or a runny nose is possible, and some people might experience a mild tickle in the throat or an increase in coughing due to excess mucus buildup, but this is simply the indication of salt therapy working to remove mucus and toxins from the lungs and airways.
Dry salt therapy is completely safe. It is a 100% natural, drug-free non-invasive wellness ritual with no side effects or potential health hazards. If an individual has any questions or concerns regarding any current medical or other conditions, please consult wiht you healthcare professional prior to booking.
Some people are concerned about the intake of salt because of issues relating to diet, high blood pressure, and hypertension. This type of salt intake is connected to the digestive tract. Dry salt therapy is different as it is associated wih the respiratory system. When inhaled, the amount of micro salt particles entering your respiratory system is extremely low, so it doesnt present any risk to your health. It kills bacteria, reduces inflammation, and expands airways.
While there are many clinical and scientific studies conducted on dry salt therapy (halotherapy) throughout the world, the FDA has not evaluated the statements made by the Salt Therapy Association. Dry salt therapy is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Dry salt therapy is not intended to replace any medications or treatments. Any health issues should be treated by a licensed medical professional any further questions relating to halotherapy should be directed to your physician.
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