A SALT-COATED MASK THAT KILLS VIRUSES?

TORONTO – Researchers at the University of Alberta have developed a virus-killing salt coating that’s designed to improve the effectiveness of the common surgical masks often used to prevent the spread of pathogens like influenza or the new coronavirus…

DOES SALT THERAPY ACTUALLY WORK?

Unless you’ve been living in a cave (not made of salt) for three years, you’ve no doubt noticed that Himalayan sea salt — those peachy-pink, jagged slabs — are everywhere. Whether it’s in a local metaphysical center, a farmer’s market or a big box store, Himalayan sea salt is sold in every form imaginable, from lamps to tea light holders to gigantic slabs. .

DOES HALOTHERAPY REALLY WORK?

Halotherapy is an alternative treatment that involves breathing salty air. Some claim that it can treat respiratory conditions, such as asthma, chronic bronchitis, and allergies. Others suggest it can also:

  • Ease smoking-related symptoms, such as a cough, shortness of breath, and wheezing

treat depression and anxiety

Himalayan salt cave for relaxation and healing…

A man-made salt cave is tucked into a corner of a nondescript North Vancouver strip mall. Its low profile belies the bold claims of health benefits made by its owner.

Fifteen tonnes of pink Himalayan salt, the kind so popular now with chefs, due to its flavour and alluring colour…