Going to the ocean and breathing in the soothing aroma of the sea has amazing benefits few realize aside from the natural air. It has been known to help boost immunity, clear skin, and relieve respiratory conditions, but how do you get the same benefits while living so far away from an ocean? Easy! Salt caves.

Salt therapy or halotherapy has all the benefits of an ocean breeze right in your neighborhood. You might have seen salt lamps around as a nice addition to a room but the caves at the Joy and Vitality Center take it to another level. Constructed with sea salt bricks with looser salt around the caves the salt caves offer a stress free environment to inhale the therapeutic power of salt. A practice very commonly practiced in Europe, with thousands of salt caves but that is generally increasing in popularity in Canada. With salt caves we offer a natural and easy way to cleanse your lungs and ease your airways, a practice that can be traced back centuries.

Salt Therapy Benefits Calgary

asthma therapy AlbertaSalt caves have a proven drying effect that is a natural antihistamine, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory. Breathing in the salt helps reduce inflammation in the lungs and clear mucus, it may even increase lung capacity. Halotherapy creates a hypo-allergen and allergy free environment with controlled temperature and humidity to let the salt particle diffuse naturally from the walls and into the air to be easily inhaled in the enclosed space. Many people use the salt caves as a soothing and simple way to clear their airways, while others use it to stave off any mucus heavy illnesses common with the upcoming season.

Respiratory conditions like allergies, asthma, bronchitis, cystic fibrosis, sinus infections, sinusitis, rhinitis, hay fever and emphysema can all benefit from the caves as well as skin conditions such as eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis. Whatever the reason, the benefits of the salt caves draw all types of individuals to experience their unique tranquility.

There are numerous different kinds of sessions you can take in the salt caves that vary depending on how much time you want to spend relaxing in the caves, but with the low lighting and soothing music it creates an atmosphere so relaxing you’ll never want to leave. Add in the health benefits and it’s the perfect package. Book a session today and see for yourself!