VVD Piriyam Crystal Sea Salt is the purest and unprocessed form of salt that is obtained naturally from the sea waters. They are produced by evaporating and filtering the salty water from oceans and lakes.
The sea salt has a naturally darker colour owing to the high mineral content. Sprinkling a small pinch of it not only enhances the flavour of the dish but it has all the essential nutrients and minerals intact that make it extremely beneficial and increases its nutritional value.
Sea Salt being consumed are crystal salt or free flowing powdered salt provides the following benefits.
Provides Relief from Joint pain
The potent anti-inflammatory property possessed by the sea salts is a key element in reducing pain and inflammation for those suffering from Joint paint. Several researches vouch that bathing with dead sea salts and including sea salt to your dietary intake has shown remarkable results in reducing pain and inflammation
Boosts Immune System
The alkalizing property of sea salt help in keeping bacterial and viral infections away. Also, the presence of essential minerals like zinc, iron, phosphorus, manganese, magnesium, potassium and iodine helps in boosting the immunity. The appropriate quantity of nutrients and mineral depositions in sea salt make it extremely beneficial for allergy, cold and flu.
Enhances Cardiac Functioning
Sea salt being an excellent source of sodium and potassium, is a key ingredient in maintaining normal heartbeat and enhancing cardiovascular health. Sea salt does not increase blood pressure, although several researches vouch that a pinch of sea salt instead of table salt in regular diet showed a marked effect on reducing hypertension and thereby reducing the risks of heart disease.
Sea salt plays a pivotal role in promoting digestion. It enhances the taste buds to secrete an enzyme called salivary amylase which helps in the primary breakdown of the carbohydrates. The lack of proper secretion of hydrochloric acid can lead to a number of stomach ailments including indigestion, bloating, stomach cramps, abdominal distension, heartburn etc. Sea salt holds high significance as it stimulates the stomach to produce hydrochloride acid which in turn helps in the breakdown of food, thus, reducing the improving digestion.
Sea salt, when used topically, acts as a natural exfoliant. The high mineral content and anti-inflammatory properties of sea salt are extremely beneficial for skin problems and aging. Try scrubbing your body with a mixture of sea salt, honey and almond oil to exfoliate dead skin cells, improve blood circulation, enhance the moisture content and enrich the skin with essential nutrients.
Combats Respiratory Anomalies
The abundance of anti-inflammatory properties and soothing effects of sea salt offers an extremely valuable remedy for respiratory health. Being a potent expectorant, it helps clear mucous and phlegm deposits in the nasal passage, provides relief from sore throat, chest congestion and also soothes dry, irritated throat. It also provides a potent remedy for respiratory problems, bronchitis, sinus, and pharyngitis.
Owing to the presence of adaptogenic, and sedative properties, sea salt actively helps in regulating two hormones in the body – serotonin and melatonin, both of which helps one relax and have a more peaceful sleep. It also holds high significance in providing mental stability by regulating the stress hormone, i.e. serotonin which in turn reduces various symptoms of anxiety including restlessness, uneasiness, cold hands, and feet, etc. and bestows a fresh and happy feeling.
Remedies Muscle Cramps
Muscle cramps are quite common after an excessive workout session owing to loss of electrolytes through sweat. A glass of water imbued with a teaspoon of sea salt when taken before heading out for workout acts as an electrolytic drink that balances electrolyte deficit while keeping you hydrated, thereby preventing muscle cramps and dehydration all at once.