For years we have been told that salt can be detrimental to our health and the idea of actually drinking salt water may sound more than a touch counter-intuitive. However, a concentrated salt solution made with 100% natural salt is healthy and good for your body.
The truth is that unrefined salt is actually good for you. It helps to balance your blood sugar, helps keep your bones strong, regulates your metabolism, boosts your immune system and more.
Natural salt provides a number of nutrients and minerals, in a way that the body recognizes and knows how to use. Over 80 trace minerals found in the naturally filtered salt water used to create unrefined sea salt give it its vital grayish color, and its slight moistness keeps the salt and minerals in a form that the body can use.
What Happens When Natural Salt is Added to Filtered Water?
Positive ions in the salt surround the negative ions of the water molecules and vice versa. This creates a new structure that has an electrical charge that is easily absorbed by the body. Water is no longer water and salt is no longer salt.
Once ingested, the electrical charge in the solution works with the body to send electrical signals between cells, and also assists kidneys in maintaining fluid balances within the body.
Drinking a mixture of natural salt and water is nothing new; it has been used as a remedy around the globe for centuries. Both anecdotal and scientific evidence support its use for the following:
Hydration: Yes, we are told to drink more water, and while most people do need to drink more water, it is possible to drink too much. Consuming too much plain water can actually cause the body to become over-diluted.
When this happens it can put a tremendous strain on the body and slow metabolism. Cellular health is dependent on a particular concentration of minerals and electrolytes.
When we drink large amounts of plain water, extracellular fluid becomes diluted, which creates a stress response and the release of adrenaline. Consuming water with natural salt allows the body to absorb and use the water you are taking in.
Have you ever watered a plant when it is extremely dry? The water just runs out the bottom of the pot. Drinking water all the time is much the same – we just keep on peeing and drinking. A little natural salt and water slows this process down and allows all the goodness of the water to absorbed and used.
Digestion: Salt water begins to activate salivary glands in the mouth, releasing amylase. This initial step in the digestive process is highly important. In the stomach, natural salt stimulates hydrochloric acid and a protein-digesting enzyme, both which help to break down food. It also stimulates secretions in the intestinal tract and liver that help with digestion. Regular consumption of Sole can help with regularity and increase nutrient absorption, as well.
Sleep: The trace minerals in unrefined salt calm the nervous system. Salt is known to reduce cortisol and adrenaline, two dangerous stress hormones. This can promote a better night’s sleep.
Detoxification: Because of the rich minerals in Sole, it helps the body in its natural detoxification process. Sole is also naturally antibacterial and can therefore help rid the body of dangerous bacteria
Bone Health: A popular theory regarding osteoporosis and other bone disorders is that the body uses calcium and other minerals from the bones in order to survive and neutralize acidity in the blood. Because Sole is full of naturally healthy minerals and has an alkalinizing effect, it is thought to help improve bone health.
Skin: Natural salt contains minerals that can help your skin look and feel its best. Chromium fights acne and reduces skin infections, sulfur keeps skin clean and smooth, and can help a dry scalp, eczema and rashes that are often a result of a sulfur deficiency, zinc promotes rapid healing of wounds, boosts the immune system and regulates the activity of oil glands, and iodine helps increase oxygen consumption and the metabolic rate of the skin.
Minerals: According to Dr. Linus Pauling, two-time Nobel Prize winner, “you can trace every sickness, every disease, and every ailment to a mineral deficiency.” Minerals are the foundation to sound nutrition and health. Without them, no other system in the body works as it should.
Vitamins and other nutrients do not get broken down or absorbed when amino acids and enzymes don’t work because of a lack of vital minerals. Because of our depleted soil and highly-refined diet, mineral deficiencies are more common than ever. Sole, made with mineral-rich salt, is a rich source of vital minerals such as barium, bismuth, chromium, magnesium, selenium, zinc, titanium and B2 trace minerals.
Source: The Healthy Archive
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