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All about hot salt: the ancient do-it-yourself remedy handed down by grandmothers


Let’s find out more about hot salt, an effective and useful grandmother’s remedy to relieve common ailments and improve the quality of our life.

Today we are talking about hot salt, a very effective grandmother’s remedy with surprising effects: it can be used to relieve a variety of ailments, from cold symptoms to muscle aches and many other problems. And what’s more, preparing it at home is really simple … and very fast!

Let’s find out together how to create DIY wraps and how to best use them for the well-being of our body.

When to use hot salt packs: the benefits

Hot salt is a simple , effective, cheap and affordable remedy for everyone to alleviate some ailments that afflict us in daily life.

Salt packs can be used in different situations such as, for example: sinusitis and colds , bronchitis and catarrh, cervical, menstrual and kidney pain, back pain, rheumatism, toothache and earache. In short, a real cure-all for our body!

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How to prepare hot salt

The optimal types of salt to use to prepare this DIY remedy at home are whole salt and pink Himalayan salt, even better if they are natural and untreated, as they are rich in mineral salts that, associated with heat, help to absorb. excess moisture in our body.

This fantastic natural remedy is prepared, depending on the part of the body to be treated, by pouring 3-4 handfuls of salt into a pan. Once this has been done, put the pan on the heat until the salt starts to crackle. Once hot, you need to fill a cotton , jute or wool bag , taking care not to let it out and place the compress on the area to be treated.

Hot salt: contraindications

The use of this homemade remedy, especially if it is high in iodine , is not indicated for those suffering from thyroid diseases and cannot or must limit the intake of iodized substances. In these cases it is always advisable to consult your doctor before proceeding with the compresses.

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