Sendha Namak – The Wonder Salt!

Rock salt or Sendha Namak is popular especially among the people who fast during navratridays. Sendha Namak is the purest form of salt and offers trace elements such as potassium, zinc, calcium, iron,magnesium and copper, etc.  The use of this salt has been highly recommended in Ayurveda as it offers multiple health benefits.


Sendha Namak has great digestive stimulant properties and hence it improves digestion as well as appetite. Moreover, you can also use this salt to relieve stomachache and to cure stomach infections. All you need to do is add a few crystals of rock salt and fresh mint leaves to a glass of lassi – you will be ready to experience improved digestion.


As per experts, Sendha Namak helps in boosting metabolism within your body. Ultimately, you can experience your body functioning well. Furthermore, this salt contains all the trace minerals and takes your immunity to a new level. Rock salt fights bacteria and curbs illnesses.


Another benefit of including Sendha Namak in your diet is that you can have a stabilized blood pressure. If you are suffering from hypertension, then you should have rock salt instead of table salt.


Everyone yearns to have healthy skin, rock salt is an affordable and simple remedy for the same. Sendha Namak cleanses the skin and gets rid of clogged pores. To use this salt as a skin supplement, you can mix a tablespoon of Sendha Namak with your usual cleanser and use this mixture as a face wash.


If sinus is troubling you, then rock salt can prove helpful for you in mitigating this headache. Also, you can get relief from respiratory problems if you add this salt to your diet. Experts further recommend that gargling with Sendha Namak treats sore throat, dry cough as well as tonsils.


One of the major advantages you can have from using rock salt is that it can promote your hair health. Sendha Namak helps in removing dirt from your hair without stripping it off its natural healthy oils. To use this salt for hair, mix it in your shampoo and wash hair with the same mixture. Rinse with cold water to clean your hair.


Bleeding gums can give you lot of pain and you may also not be able to enjoy your favorite food. Rock salt can help you in treating bleeding gums as well. To get relief from the bleeding of gums, mix a teaspoon of rock salt with neem powder and triphala powder. Use one pinch of this mixture at a time to massage gums and rinse with water.

Now, you are well aware of the incredible benefits rock salt offers you, so include this salt in your diet to gain optimum health.


Content Reviewed by – Asian Hospital Medical Editors