Himalayan salt lamps

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Himalayan salt lamps are not made with salt from the Himalayas for starters. Claims that salt lamps release any appreciable amount of negative ions have been shown to be untrue, and from a scientific point of view, not possible. You simply cannot alter the chemistry of salt using a light bulb or candle flame. What goes for the lamps also goes for the so-called Himalayan salt that is claimed to have such great health benefits.

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My friend was telling us how she just purchased these salt lamps for her family. After having the lamps in her house for a week she is feeling a tiny bit better in some ways. By golly a salt lamp, salt is natural and so are the negative ions it produces. That sounds very green so let’s research this lamp thing and blog about it. First to understand these lamps we need to understand ions. In this case I better order a case of these lamps.


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