Living Libations - Salt Pipe Inhaler Petite
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- Why We Love This
- Product Description
This Salt Inhaler is a positively purifying device that cleanses the entire respiratory system by flushing out allergens and impurities.
The salt inhaler, also known as a salt pipe, has been featured on the Dr. Oz show and named one of Alternative Medicine’s 2010 Best New Products..
It is extremely easy to use and we often use it while reading, watching TV or sitting at our desk!
When you inhale through the mouthpiece, micron particles and beneficial essential oil molecules are absorbed from the salt and penetrate the entire respiratory system, cleansing the sinuses, nasal cavities, throat, and lungs. This inhaler comes with Himalayan Pink Salt, which is known for being incredibly pure and filled with beneficial minerals and bio-energetic properties.
The salt inhaler works best when used in combination with essential oils known for their powers of respiratory restoration. We love adding Lungevity and Immune Illume to the inhaler. You can also use your own oils of peppermint, frankincense, inula and black spruce oils, eucalyptus, rosemary, Douglas fir, silver fir, white fir or balsam fir to the inhaler.
As you inhale a blend of purified salt and beautiful essential oils, smoke particulates, allergens, asthma triggers and respiratory irritants are flushed from the body. The salt inhaler is also phenomenal for treating sinus issues and colds, and is great for purifying the breathing process during air travel.
The salt used in these Salt Inhalers is organic and straight from the foothills of the Himalayan foothills. Himalayan Pink salt is one of the purest salts available for culinary, therapeutic and cosmetic uses. This salt has beautifully formed crystals which range in color and size from off-white to a lustrous pink. Himalayan Pink salt is a pure, hand-mined salt that is derived from ancient sea salt deposits, and it is believed to be the purest form of salt available.
How To Use: Add your essential oil of choice to the inhaler. Inhale deeply through the mouth and exhale through the nose for 10 to 20 minutes, making it a goal to use the inhaler on at least every other breath. Alternatively, you can practice alternate nostril breathing, holding the inhaler to each nostril and inhaling deeply, while exhaling through the other nostril.
After doing some experimentation, we have found that the inhaler works wonders when the salt is combined with essential oils. When we first began, we added 10 drops of oil to each inhaler, and found that after two weeks, the aroma benefits were still active. The salt/essential oil combination helps to flush away impurities from your respiratory system in an amazing way.
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About Living Libations
Living Libations is a line of serums, elixirs, and essential oils that nurture beauty, enhance the immune, and promote healthy good oral care. Living Libations was created by Nadine Artemis, beauty philosopher, aromacologist, and botanical muse, shaping plant-intelligence into palpable consecrations to blush senses and muse imaginations. All Living Libations' botanicals are authentic and pure and distilled only from the named plant matter.
Salt Inhaler FAQs
How much salt should I add to my inhaler? Your inhaler will come with a single bag of Himalayan Pink Salt. Add the entire contents of the bag to your inhaler
How often does the salt need to be replaced? The salt never needs to be replaced. Himalayan Pink Salt naturally replenishes and clarifies itself in order to stay clean. The essential oils may need to be refreshed as their aroma begins to fade. Feel free to keep adding oils to the salt in combination, or one at a time.
Which essential oils should be added to the salt inhaler? We love adding Lungevity and Immune Illume to the inhaler. Frankincense, Black Spruce, Immune Illume, Peppermint, Rosemary, and all of the fir oils are great choices for the inhaler because they support the immune and respiratory systems. Other elegant choices include: ylang, rose otto, cape chamomile, Roman chamomile, neroli, bergamot, lemon, lavender and marjoram.
How much oil should be added to the inhaler? Start with a minimum of five drops and keep testing to see what strength you prefer. We've found that at least 10 drops of oil work best, yet it truly is a matter of personal preference.
How do I add essential oils to the inhaler? At the bottom of the inhaler, you'll see a small opening (it looks similar to the opening on the bottom of a piggy bank). The oils can be added to this opening.
How do you use the salt inhaler? Hold the inhaler's mouthpiece up to your mouth. Inhale deeply through the mouth and exhale through the nose. You can also bring the inhaler up to each nostril and perform alternate nostril breathing. Cover one nostril with your finger while inhaling deeply through the other nostril; switch and repeat, always exhaling through the nose. Since you will be placing the inhaler directly on the nose and mouth, it's important that every person in your family has their own salt inhaler.
How long should I use the inhaler? The most beneficial amount of time to use the inhaler is for a period of 5 to 10 minutes straight, where every one to two breaths are filtered through the inhaler. You can use the inhaler every day – think of it like a meditation or watch a fun film.
Can I use the inhaler on my mouth and nose? Yes, but since you'll be placing the inhaler directly on the nose and mouth, it's important that every person in your family has their own salt inhaler.
Why is this better/different than a Neti pot? Neti pots take more effort to prepare, can be messy, may be irritating to some people and really just focus on the nose and upper sinus area. Salt inhalers are mess-free, easy to use, quick to set-up, and great for travel. We recommend bringing the salt inhaler for easy use