Table salt is salt that has been super-heated & chemically cleaned. Aluminium hydroxide is often added to make it pour better. Stay away from it if/when possible – it is as close to legalized poison as there is to be found in a kitchen or household.
“Rock salt is a superior salt, according to Ayurveda,” says Dr. Ashutosh Gautam, Clinical Operations and Coordination Manager at Baidyanath. “It is the purest form of salt – unprocessed and raw, devoid of environmental pollutants and chemical components. It contains 84 out of the 92 trace elements required by the body including potassium, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, copper and so on.” Contrary to popular belief, rock salt is not kala namak. It is actually known as sendha namak in Hindi, and is a highly crystalline salt.
Normal cooking salt is filtered for sure, and during filtration, all the natural qualities of salt are filtered out, leaving only the taste in it. Adding Iodine to salt may be called some addition, but in our normal routine diet, we intake many food products, which contain Iodine, so it’s just a money-making concept for Salt companies.
We all know that sea contain salt and it can easily be collected at shores, without much effort. If we just filter this salt in a normal process, and just extract the salt and throw all waste particles from it, it can be used and should be much cheaper and affordable. Rock salt as we know is the same salt, but it’s where the sea has all dried up, and now lies the big lumps or salt mountains. These big rocks of salt can be used as rock salt and have too much of positive Aura.
Rock salt helps stabilise blood pressure by maintaining a balance of high and low blood pressures. For people with hypertension, it is a better alternative to table salt as it is high in potassium. Can’t fall asleep? Here’s rock salt to your rescue. Rock salt regulates the level of melatonin and thus, regulates our sleep cycle.
Most of the anti-poison medicines include rock salt as an ingredient. In Military areas, forces make a boundary using rock salt around their camps, to keep protected from any poisonous being. If we take a shower using rock salt, any kind of negative or poisonous creature will just maintain a distance from us. Even a poisonous snake or insect will keep a proper distance from us, which means we will be safe from any bite.