FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is Halotherapy?
HALO = SALT. Salt Therapy evolved from Speleotherapy, which is prolonged exposure to underground salt caves and mines. Many countries, including Austria, Armenia, Bulgaria, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Romania, Italy, Russia, Poland, and Ukraine have been using Speleotherapy clinics for over 100 years. It involves spending 2-3 hours underground in a salt cave daily for 2-3 weeks. Halotherapy replicates the salt cave environment but only requires 40 minutes to achieve therapeutic results.
How does Halotherapy work?
Unlike a salt mine, a Halotherapy room is conveniently located in a controlled environment. We have the ability to change the amount of concentration of salt in the air, humidity levels and temperature range. The concentration of pure pharmaceutical grade salt in the room can be adjusted to a level appropriate to individual conditions. Halotherapy uses a special generator to grind pharmaceutical grade salt into fine particles known as Dry Salt Aerosol. Microparticles of salt are dispersed into the room during the 40-minute treatment session. The particles, measuring less than 5 micrometers in diameter, penetrate deep into the lungs, bronchi, bronchioles and alveoli. The inhaled salt helps kill bacteria, break down mucous and pollutants lodged in the respiratory tract. These are then either coughed up or eliminated through the blood stream. The treatment reduces hypersensitivity and inflammation in the lungs, thins out mucus build-up, eliminates allergens, improves lung function and opens up breathing passages. It also has positive benefits for your skin.