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Himalayan Rock Salt was found in the Khewra Salt Mine, located in Pakistan. It was discovered around 320 BC by Alexander the Great's troops. The soldiers noticed that their horses were licking rocks on the ground, which were later found to be salt deposits. This led to the development of the mine and the beginning of the salt mining industry in the region.

Himalayan rock salt, produced from the mine, is now exported globally and used for various purposes, such as cooking, spa treatments, and natural health remedies.


Origin

Himalayan Rock Salt can be found in Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, and China, as that is where the Himalayan Mountain Range spans. However, the Khewra Salt Mine in Pakistan is the most famous and well-known source of Himalayan rock salt.


Physical Properties

Himalayan rock salt, also known as pink salt, is a type of rock salt that is primarily composed of sodium chloride. It is typically light pink to dark pink in colour, although there are also white varieties available. Here are some of the physical properties of Himalayan rock salt:

  • Himalayan rock salt has a Mohs hardness rating of 2.5, which means that it is relatively soft and can be easily scratched or damaged. It is softer than many other types of salt, including sea salt and kosher salt.
  • Himalayan rock salt is available in a range of grain sizes, from fine to coarse. The size of the grains can affect how the salt is used and its flavour profile. Finer grains dissolve more quickly and evenly, while coarser grains can provide a crunchier texture and a stronger flavour.
  • Himalayan rock salt is known for its high mineral content, which includes trace amounts of calcium, potassium, magnesium, and iron.

Overall, Himalayan rock salt is a relatively soft and mineral-rich type of salt that is prized for its unique colour and flavour. Its physical properties can affect how it is used in cooking and other applications.


Metaphysical Properties

Himalayan Crystal Mineral Salt is a crystal that shares many properties with Rose Quartz, and is highly regarded for promoting self-love. It also promotes a healthy lifestyle, while being used in spiritual and magical rituals for purification, cleansing, and protection from negativity. It is especially recommended for those who work in negative environments or experience indirect communication, to dispel negative energy and emotional attachments.

Himalayan Crystal Mineral Salt is thought to have subtle but powerful grounding properties and is said to bring abundance and prosperity into homes. Overall, Himalayan Crystal Mineral Salt is a highly effective and adaptable crystal that can facilitate a wide range of positive energies and attributes.

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Himalayan Salt Lamp - Small    from Stonebridge Imports
Himalayan Salt Lamp - Small    from Stonebridge Imports

Himalayan Salt Lamp - Small

$17.00 CAD

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Himalayan Salt Pink - Medium Grain    from Stonebridge Imports
Himalayan Salt Pink - Medium Grain    from Stonebridge Imports

Himalayan Salt Pink - Medium Grain

$8.00 CAD

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Himalayan Salt Lamp Sphere    from Stonebridge Imports
Himalayan Salt Lamp Sphere    from Stonebridge Imports

Himalayan Salt Lamp Sphere

$58.00 CAD

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Himalayan Salt Lamp - 3D Wood Design - Lotus

$63.00 CAD

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Epsom Salt (Magnesium Sulfate) 50LB Bag    from Stonebridge Imports

Epsom Salt (Magnesium Sulfate) 50LB Bag

$120.00 CAD

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Himalayan Salt Serving Dish - Cooking & Serving    from Stonebridge Imports
Himalayan Salt Serving Dish - Cooking & Serving    from Stonebridge Imports
Himalayan Salt Night Light - Dolphin    from Stonebridge Imports
Himalayan Salt Night Light - Dolphin    from Stonebridge Imports

Himalayan Salt Night Light - Dolphin

$25.00 CAD

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Himalayan Salt Plate - Cooking Slab - Type #4    from Stonebridge Imports
Himalayan Salt Plate - Cooking Slab - Type #4    from Stonebridge Imports

Himalayan Salt Plate - Cooking Slab - Type #4

$19.00 CAD

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Himalayan Salt Massage Wand #1    from Stonebridge Imports
Himalayan Salt Massage Wand #1    from Stonebridge Imports

Himalayan Salt Massage Wand #1

$12.00 CAD

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Himalayan Salt Plate - Cooking Slab - Type #1

$49.00 CAD

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Himalayan Salt Plate - Cooking Slab - Type #2

$59.00 CAD

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Himalayan Salt Plate - Cooking Slab - Type #3

$39.00 CAD

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Himalayan Salt Night Light - Fish    from Stonebridge Imports
Himalayan Salt Night Light - Fish    from Stonebridge Imports

Himalayan Salt Night Light - Fish

$25.00 CAD

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Himalayan Salt - Salad Bowl    from Stonebridge Imports
Himalayan Salt - Salad Bowl    from Stonebridge Imports

Himalayan Salt - Salad Bowl

$42.00 CAD

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Pure Salt for Halotherapy - in bulk 50lb bag    from Stonebridge Imports

Pure Salt for Halotherapy - in bulk 50lb bag

$39.99 CAD

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Himalayan Salt Plate - Cooking Slab - Type #5    from Stonebridge Imports
Himalayan Salt Plate - Cooking Slab - Type #5    from Stonebridge Imports

Himalayan Salt Plate - Cooking Slab - Type #5

$39.00 CAD

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Himalayan Salt Plate - Holder/ Chrome    from Stonebridge Imports
Himalayan Salt Plate - Holder/ Chrome    from Stonebridge Imports

Himalayan Salt Plate - Holder/ Chrome

$19.99 CAD

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Peridot Clusters on Basalt Flat 1kg Small - 1" to 3"   from Stonebridge Imports
Peridot Clusters on Basalt Flat    from Stonebridge Imports

Peridot Clusters on Basalt Flat

from $95.00 CAD

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Himalayan Salt Boulder Lamp #1 - 15kg to 20kg - 14" to 20"    from Stonebridge Imports
Himalayan Salt Boulder Lamp #1 - 15kg to 20kg - 14" to 20"    from Stonebridge Imports

Himalayan Salt Plate - Cooking Slab - Type #6

$45.00 CAD

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Pyrite on Basalt Crystal Specimen #5 - Up to 5"

$125.00 CAD

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Pyrite on Basalt Specimen on Stand #2

$42.00 CAD

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