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Can Salt Therapy improve the wellness of your employees?

Aug 23 2018 • Written by Smriti Mishra

Salt therapy can help improve the overall wellness of employees with some benefits that may surprise you.

A spa day. We all need one. A new trend increasingly found at modern spas is salt therapy or Halotherapy. Termed as a conventional natural healing technique used for relaxing the mind and body, Halotherapy is becoming a wellness trend at many workstations.


How Halotherapy works?

A typical therapy session entails sitting in a room that is coated with salt crystals, and pumped with salt-laden air. It helps to loosen congestion, clears breathing pathway and cleanses the airways of smoke and other dust or foreign particles. This makes your body relaxed with a raised endurance level.


Benefits of salt sensation

-Improves health and frame of mind

-Inhaling particles may reduce inflammation and mucus in the lungs

-Improves respiratory conditions such as asthma, allergies, bronchitis, sinus congestion and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

-Regular session of this therapy can help to relieve symptoms of common cold, ear infection and other troublesome skin infections


Corporates are seeking Halotherapy for their employees’ wellness to get following benefits:

– Less stress and anxiety

– Increases focus, concentration, memory and creativity

­-Improved problem solving and communication skills

-Overall health and wellbeing


The author is Founder and CEO at Fitgenix. She is a Registered Dietitian and a Nutrition Consultant engaged with Corporate Nutrition sessions and writes for various news portals and magazines.

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