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Brine- Its Applications- Treatments- Benefits and “Recipes”

 

Dark field microscope analysis

In a dark field microscope analysis test of 3 groups of people at Asia Import headquarters in December 2002 and January 2003, they were able to observe the effect of brine solution made with Himalayan crystal salt. The simple test entailed taking a drop of blood from a person and analyzing it, then feeding a teaspoon of brine solution with a glass of water to this person, and 30 minutes later, repeating the blood test.

Before brine ingestion

After brine ingestion


The "before" pictures clearly show clumped blood, the "after" pictures show a more fluid blood, with more space between the blood cells, a healthier blood. The truly amazing result was that people who had regularly taken brine solution and then stopped, had the same clumped blood as those test persons that had never taken brine solution regularly.

These results clearly indicate that taking the brine solution on a regular basis is the key to health maintenance.  Brine solution (see applications of how to make it) can also be used for other things, like adding a few drops to your salad dressing or other food, brushing your teeth with it, or inhaling and gargling with. The brine is great for skin blemishes and insect bites too.

 

Applications

Salt Brine

Fill a glass container, preferably one that can be closed and opened easily, with crystal salt rocks and cover them with distilled or pure spring water. After several hours you will obtain a brine solution with a salt part of approximately 26%. The salt crystals will stop dissolving further and the concentration will remain the same as long as there are rock crystals present. The brine solution can be topped up with water until all crystals have dissolved completely. This brine solution is absolutely sterile and germ-free. It can therefore be stored for years in a closed glass container without it changing or decomposing.

Tooth brushing

It is recommended to brush one's teeth daily with brine solution. This harmonizes over-acidity, soothes gum bleeding and reduces periodontal diseases, bad breath, etc.

Brine drinking cure

Daily drinking of natural crystal salt brine solution can be, in many ways, an invaluable help. Start off using just a drop of brine solution in a small amount of pure spring water on an empty stomach in the morning. Gradually, if no intolerance, increase the amount over a period of time to a maximum of 1 teaspoon in a glass of water. After that, it is very important to drink lots of water throughout the day.

Natural crystal salt in the kitchen

Used to season food.

Brine bath

A brine bath is regenerating and vitalizing for the skin. It has been known for a long time that brine baths are a precious, health-inducing support against skin diseases, rheumatism, a tendency toward infections and for strengthening the immune system, as well as for detoxifying the body.

Crystal salt bag

A heated crystal salt bag can be used to alleviate many painful situations. Heat the bag in the oven, and place it over the area of concern until it cools.

Crystal brine peloid face mask

This peloid mask rejuvenates and firms the skin. Skin blemishes disappear and natural regeneration of the skin is promoted.

Salt crystal lamps and tea lights

These decorative lights can be used in living and working spaces to improve room air quality, which is decisive for your well-being. The warming lamp surface attracts humidity, which then builds a beneficial ion field. In addition, the lamps generate a very pleasant light.

Before you begin self-therapy, please consult your health professional.

Crystal salt forms:

Uses and Applications:

Halites

Used for making the highest vibration brine solution

Rocks

Used for making a brine solution

Fine Grain

Used as a food seasoning and for making a brine solution

Coarse Grain

Used in table salt mills

Bath Salt

Used for whole or partial brine baths

Salt Bags

Used for a variety of external applications

Peloid (loose in a glass container)

Applied with brine solution as a face mask

Peloid (one-portion sachets)

Applied with brine solution as a face mask

Lamps and Tea Lights

Used for beneficial room climate balancing and pleasant lighting

 

Benefits of Drinking Brine

  • The brine supplies the body with the natural energy stored in the crystals and the body can hold this up to 24 hours.
  • Can harmonize the alkaline/acidity balance in the body and normalize blood pressure.
  • Can dissolve and eliminate sediments that lead to stones and various forms of rheumatism like arthritis and kidney and gall bladder stones.
  • Can lower the craving for addictive desires.
  • Can help with skin diseases by cleaning from inside out.

The mixture of water and crystal salt is called brine, also known as "sole" (so-lay) and the most flexible physical representation of pure solar and light energy.  The word sole, which is derived from the Latin word "sol", means sun. Sole (brine) is the liquid materialization of sunlight. Sole means fluid sunlight or fluid light energy. When water combines with salt the positive ions of the salt surround the negative ions of the water molecules and the negative ions of the salt surround the positive ions of the water molecules. The ions become hydrolyzed. In this process the geometrical structure of the salt and the water is changed and a totally new structure is formed. Water is no longer water and salt is not salt anymore.

The crystalline structure of the brine is so profound that its vibration pattern lasts over 24 hours in our bodies. With brine water, you can import the vibration pattern the body requires to heal. The quality of the salt is paramount for quality of the brine. Every morning take some brine with a glass of purified water on an empty stomach. The amount you take is not as important as the regularity. You can start with as little as a single drop and work up over time to a maximum of one teaspoon in water.  It's better to take it regularly than in large doses. From a bio-chemical viewpoint, within minutes, the whole stomach and intestines are being stimulated. And this again stimulates the digestion and metabolism. The overall availability of electrolytes is built up and thus the conductivity in the body is increased, which in turn affects the circulation. The salt allows the current to flow once again. 

Balance the Body's pH Factor and Get Rid of Heavy Metals

The brine is good for balancing the pH factor of your body. With brine water one can get rid of heavy metals such as lead, mercury, arsenic and also calcified deposits, because the crystal salt is able to break up their molecular structures. A simple example can help you understand this concept. Put some 26% brine solution in your teapot that has hard water or calcium build up. Heat it briefly and watch how the calcium dissolves in the brine. This process is a simple chemical reaction. You can treat your body to a similar therapy in order to get rid of the calcium build up and the heavy metal deposits in your body. For the body to get rid of these deposits it has to first metabolize them. Even animal proteins, which are difficult to break down and eliminate, will be eliminated through the urine due to the strong structural formation of the crystal salt.

Brine steam inhalation:

Used against chronic and specific illnesses of the upper and lower respiratory tracts (asthma, bronchitis, acute as well as chronic sinus and ear infections). Put a little salt (approximately 10%) directly in hot water and inhale the vapors for 10 to 15 minutes, keeping your head and the bowl covered. The respiratory tract needs about 30 minutes after inhalation to bind the deposits and poisons by producing mucus and secretions, which will usually cause a light cough. This application can be done daily depending on the individual's well being.

 
The Healing Power of Brine

Recognize every disease or illness as a friend who wants to show you that something needs to change in your life.

Below are some applications for various ailments. 

On all applications, if just starting out using brine, begin with just a drop of brine solution in a small amount of pure spring water and gradually, if no intolerance, increase the amount over a period of time to a maximum of 1 teaspoon in a glass of water.

WARNING: While brine baths have a positive effect on many ailments, they are also demanding on your circulatory system. Please consider your age and your health. If you suffer from weak or poor heart circulation, are pregnant or have any health problems, always consult your health professional first.


Arthritis and Gout

On an empty stomach, drink up to 1 tsp. of brine with good quality water.

Continue drinking good quality water throughout the day, at least 2 to 3 quarts. Make a cold brine poultice of pure brine solution (26%) and apply it to your infected areas. Wrap with dry cloth bandage.


Osteoporosis
  • On an empty stomach, drink up to 1 tsp. of brine with good quality water.
  • Continue drinking good quality water throughout the day, at least 2 to 3 quarts
  • Make a warm water brine poultice, as warm as you feel comfortable with. The concentration of the brine would be at least 10% or 1/2 oz salt to every 4 oz. of water.
  • Fill a linen or cotton bag with salt crystals and heat it in the oven to 125 -140° F. Put the heated bag directly on your aching joint or other sore body area for 20 min. If you have joint pains in you hands and feet, you can also bath them with a more concentrated brine solution, starting at 10%. Water at body temperature (97° F) is ideal for this bath.

Asthma/Bronchitis
  • On an empty stomach, drink up to 1 tsp. of brine with good quality water.
  • Continue drinking good quality water throughout the day, at least 2 to 3 quarts.
  • Inhalation therapy once or twice a day with a 3% brine solution for 10 -15 minutes. (1 oz salt for every quart of water.

Directions for Brine Inhalation - Heat 4-8 quarts of water until boiling. Add the salt (1 oz. for each quart of water) and let it dissolve. Cover your head with a towel and inhale the vapors, keeping your face far enough away from the hot steam so as not to burn yourself.


Open Wounds

A poultice made of brine (brine poultice) - Open wound injuries should only be treated with a diluted solution of 1/2 oz. crystal salt diluted in 1/2-cup water. If you use a higher ratio, the injury will create a burning feeling. Use only quality, non-carbonated mineral water to treat the open wounds. Take sterile gauze, soak it in the brine solution, rinse it and apply it on the wound. Then wrap a dry cloth around it.


De-tox, Flu and Fever Relief

Dip a clean cotton shirt in a 3% brine solution – 2 T (60 ml) of crystal salt diluted in 1 Quart (1 liter) of water. Soak the shirt thoroughly and put it on. Cover (wrap) yourself in a dry towel and lay in bed (covered with your blanket.) After about half an hour you will start sweating. You can support the effect by drinking a cup of Linden blossom tea. Stay in bed for 60 to 90 minutes. Take off your shirt and shower. Lie down for one hour to rest.

This procedure is an excellent detoxification tool and activates the metabolism. The brine shirt shows excellent results with high temperature viral conditions. In such cases it is better than the brine bath.

Brine Soaked Socks - This procedure has a similar effect as the shirt but is especially helpful when you suffer from cold feet and gout. Soak a pair of clean cotton socks in a 3 -5% brine solution – 2 -4 Tbs. of crystal salt diluted in 1 Quart of water. Wring the sock thoroughly and put them on. Wrap your feet in a dry towel. Leave it on for about one hour. Rest a while after you remove the salty socks.


Dental Hygiene

Healthy teeth and gums are not only visually appealing but also very important for our overall health. Pure Himalayan crystal salt is excellent for dental hygiene. Most common tooth problems derive from an over acidic condition in the mouth and throat. The salt will build up a pH neutral mouth flora and will help protect your tooth enamel.

How to use: Brush your teeth every morning with concentrated brine. Press the brine through your teeth with the help of your tongue. Gargle with brine for about three minutes, and then spit it out.


Psoriasis

Psoriasis appears mostly at adulthood. An alkaline diet and the abstinence from animal proteins are the foundation for every treatment plan. Especially good for psoriasis are fresh or frozen vegetables (not Brussels sprouts or artichokes), salads, mushrooms, fresh fruits, potatoes and all root vegetables, cold pressed olive oil, fresh fruit and vegetable juices, non carbonated water and herb teas.

Even without following this diet you can still experience the beneficial effects of salt therapy. Traditional medicine has recognized the healing power of salt for Psoriasis for quite a long time. For severe cases, the only cure for patients is a treatment in the Dead Sea , which contains the highest salt concentration in the world. But as one cannot indulge in such baths forever, and without lifestyle changes the symptoms return.

WARNING: While brine baths have a positive effect on many ailments, they are also demanding on your circulatory system. Please consider your age and your health. If you suffer from weak or poor heart circulation, are pregnant or have any health problems, always consult your health professional first.

Treating your psoriasis at home - Every morning, on an empty stomach, drink a glass of water with up to 1 tsp of brine water. Drink 2 -3 quarts of purified water during the day. Take a brine bath 2 times a week for 10-20 minutes. Start with a 3% brine concentration (6 lbs/ 3 kg of pure Himalayan crystal salt dissolved in a full bath tub). Gradually increase the concentration up to 8% with your next baths. The brine bath will not only moisturize your skin, it will help stop inflammations.

A highly concentrated brine bath is a strain on your body and even more so with higher temperature. Use a temperature that feels comfortable to you, and not more than the body temperature of 98.6° F. You can achieve greater effect by letting the sun dry you off, 5-10 minutes will be sufficient. The parts of the body that are more infected than others, like elbows and knees, can be massaged with the concentrated 26% brine solution.


Herpes

Herpes sores can be very painful, annoying and persistent. The herpes virus remains in our nervous system and when our immune system is weakened, the virus can multiply at an explosive rate and form these very well known blisters. Once they appear, the usual remedies offer little relief. Try some Himalayan crystal salt. The intake of the brine water will strengthen your immune system.

  • On an empty stomach, drink up to 1 tsp. of brine with purified water.
  • Continue drinking purified water throughout the day, at least 2 to 3 quarts
  • Apply some pure, concentrated brine solution (26%) directly to the infected blister with a cotton swab every hour.

 

Note: The FDA has not evaluated these statements. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
If under medical supervision or pregnant, it is recommended you consult your health professional before use.