Despite the fact that the salt in the middle of the last century, was also listed as the "white enemies of humanity," do without it we can not. Why is that? It's very simple - without salt our body ceases to function. Stop working muscles, nerves refuse to carry information, and the food in the stomach and remains undigested.
Salt is one of the main components of the blood, and it is extremely important for our health: for metabolism, and cardiac activity, and the kidneys.
Another thing is that to use salt, as, indeed, other foods should be moderate, especially when health is not all right. If a person is healthy, the excess salt from the body gets rid of without any problems. The thirst that accompanies the use of very salty food, forced to drink large quantities of water, which helps to restore salt balance. The need to comply with the low-salt diet occurs in the presence of renal disease, high blood pressure and some other diseases. Of course, the salt, if it is to eat 250-300 grams. You can die, but you are unlikely to overpower a salt at a time!
But the lack of salt is not so harmless, salt starvation causes muscle spasms and the destruction of the centers of the nervous system, the situation may even result in death. So, to appoint a salt-free or low-salt diet to get rid of excess weight, think, is it worth?
In general, to give up salt there is no reason and even harmful to the body. But how best to use salt at home, cooking, for medicinal purposes and beauty - stone, table or sea food - the answer is simple! Well, of course,
Despite the fact that the chemical composition and the stone, and common dining room, and sea salt seem to be exactly the same (sodium chloride), of the value and utility of winning natural sea salt. Impact here and methods of extraction and purification methods, and a wealth of other biologically active micro and macro.
Natural sea salt - is a salt obtained by evaporating seawater naturally it further comprises sodium chloride, a large number of other valuable elements such as iron, iodine, phosphorus, magnesium bromide, calcium and others.
If out of the ordinary table salt, these elements are usually removed in the cleaning process, the natural sea salt collection methods which remained virtually unchanged over the centuries, all of them are available. Therefore, it can be rightly called not only seasoning, but also a kind of dietary supplements (dietary supplement) to food.
Sea salt - it may be said to concentrate the natural energy, the nature of the product ready for consumption.
Not only food ...
Sea salt is not only a great seasoning for food, but also a unique natural medicine. As such, it is much more effective than ordinary table or rock salt.
- At a cold, and various types of sinusitis, when starting a cold will help wash the nose and gargling. Enough to dissolve one teaspoon of salt in a glass of water and this solution can be washed with the nose, gargle.
- Sea salt is extremely useful for the skin and actively used in balneology. Salt promotes the active renewal of skin cells, affects the nervous system, removing stress. Take a bath with 500 g of sea salt for 20-30 minutes, adding a little calming essential oils of jasmine, lavender, lemon balm, chamomile, and you will feel the muscles relax, retreat fatigue and stress.
- Various skin diseases such as psoriasis, vitiligo, different types of diathesis, neurodermatitis, eczema, etc. can be treated by taking a bath with a large sea salt.
- In addition, the salt baths and compresses help in the treatment of joint diseases, osteoarthritis and rheumatism.
Sea salt for beauty and health
Sea salt is traditionally a part of many creams, masks, tonics and lotions. When using a "salt" cosmetics improves complexion, narrow pores, the skin becomes smooth and velvety.
Mix two cups of birch juice with a teaspoon of sea salt and a tablespoon of honey. Mix well, strain and add 25 milliliters of rubbing alcohol. Moisten a cotton swab with lotion and gently massage the skin along the massage lines.
. If you are not lazy, you can prepare an excellent "soap salty." Make it simple: Grate brusochek soap, add water and put on low heat. When the soap is dissolved, add a teaspoon of borax toilet (over the counter), beat the mixture into a blender, cool. Add three tablespoons of a large sea salt and a few drops of any essential oil, stir well. Liquid soap is ready. It does not dry the skin, perfectly cleanses it from dead skin cells, opens pores. In this refined soap face mask great lie, and all the nutrients are absorbed cream is great!
. Masks from sea salt may be prepared by mixing the salt with the curd, cream, or, for example, with honey. For example, a mask with cream, it is called the mask of Cleopatra: 200-300 grams of sea salt mix thoroughly with a glass of cream and apply in a circular motion on the face and body.
• «Salt therapy," Nail
. Pour into a bowl of hot water to put three tablespoons of salt and dip your nails in a solution. Calcium contained in sea water, markedly strengthens the nail plate after the first application. To the nails were strong and elastic make a bath three times a week.
• Sea salt against cellulite
To combat cellulite sea salt is used as a massage tool for the preparation and bathing.
• Massage with sea salt
The easiest way - is to mix small or medium sea salt with shower gel and rub this mixture on the massage lines in problem areas. Wash Gel with salt and applied to the body anti-cellulite cream.
For best effect, you can complicate the procedure and to prepare for a massage special
Scrub the skin
on the basis of sea salt. To do this, take 1 cup of sea salt, add the 2 tablespoons olive oil and 2 teaspoons of any of the essential oils - lavender, peach, patchouli and rosemary. The resulting mixture is mixed thoroughly until smooth and set aside for 20 minutes. Smooth applied to the body and slowly to rub massage movements, beginning with the feet and moving up. We pay special attention to problem areas. Wash off the scrub with warm water. After the procedure should be applied to the body anti-cellulite cream. Take procedure is recommended at least 1-2 times a week
• Baths with sea salt
Sea salt contributes to the removal of tissue water, toxins and does not dry the skin. To effectively treat cellulite enough to take a bath with the addition of salt 1-2 times a week. Soluble in hot water 500 g of coarse crystals of salt and pour into the tub. The water temperature should not exceed 37 ° C. Time bathing - 20 min., Then it is necessary to rinse with warm water in the shower and wrapped in a blanket or put on a bathrobe.
• Masks and Wraps
You can make a special anti-cellulite mask from sea salt. To do this, mix 1 cup of sea salt with 0, 5 cups of water, add 100 ml of olive oil or coffee grounds. Before the procedure, warm up the trouble spots in the shower, rubbing the body hard sponge. Massage inflict prepared mask on problem areas and leave for 15-20 minutes, tightly wrapped with cling film. Warm towel on top of the film several times enhance the action of anti-cellulite mask. After the procedure the mask wash off with warm water and causes cellulite or just moisturizer. Such a procedure, in addition to anti-cellulite effect, gives another excellent cleansing and relieves many skin problems. To achieve a good effect must undergo 12-15 sessions at intervals of 1-3 days.
When deciding on which salt is used, make a choice in favor of sea salt!
Use sea salt and domestic and external use of proven and obvious, it strengthens the immune system, it activates the digestive enzymes, helps to improve the function of the thyroid gland, normalizes blood pressure, regulates water balance, participates in the construction of the cells, helps us to maintain the beauty and health.