Ayurvedic Saltwater Flush Directions
Himalayan Sole Drink Therapy is an Ayurvedic Saltwater Flush Treatment that promotes overall intestinal health, promoting healthy digestion, as well as detoxification of the body and enhanced energy. This is one of several natural salt treatments commonly used in Ayurvedic Medicine as well as one of the uses of Himalayan Salt as a "health salt". This treatment can also be a beneficial, natural aid in any weight management plan.
Ayurvedic medicine, or Ayrvedia, is the ancient Indian practice used for thousands of years, possibly over 4,000, utilizing natural elements, herbs and foods in healing. This natural medicinal practice is still used around the world today for it’s time tested and proven results in healing the body and maintaining optimal body system functions.
As we know, poor intestinal health and lack of good bacteria in the digestive system can cause illness. If the digestive system is not proper working order, the entire body will eventually be negatively effected. Unable to properly absorb and process essential nutrients as well as properly eliminate waste, the body will experience various ailments and weight gain.
The hectic and busy lifestyles most of us lead these days makes eating properly problematic. Over time the large quantities of sugar, yeast and other unhealthy dietary components we consume each day creates and imbalance in our digestive systems. All of this eventually leads us to struggle with our health and our weight. A salt water flush helps promote healthy digestion, helping the body to maintain a proper balance of good bacteria while removing toxins and other waste. The effects the these processes promote good overall health; healthy weight, energy and water levels.
According to ancient Ayurvadia:
A salt water flush is an exceptional way of cleansing the digestive system from the stomach to the intestinal tract. This therapy works without the potentially harmful effects of modern colonics and enemas as well as the inconvenience of these treatments. Flushing the digestive system with salt water cleanses the entire digestive tract, allowing for natural repair of the system and restoration of regular levels of healthy bacteria for proper digestion and absorption of nutrients. Salt water flush is a safe, effective and natural way of drawing toxins from the body and cleansing the entire intestinal tract which has been used for eons for this purpose.
Ayurvedic Himalayan Saltwater Flush:
- 2 level teaspoons Himalayan Salt
- 1 quart lukewarm water
- Mix water and salt together in a glass or jar, stirring until the salt is dissolved completely.
- Drink the entire quart of salt water first thing in the morning, on an empty stomach.
Drink the entire quart of salt water first thing in the morning, on an empty stomach. After drinking the saltwater you should recline (lie down) on your right side for 30 minutes. Afterwards you may go about your day as usual, however you should be prepared to have a fluid bowel movement within 1 to 2 hours, though this time frame may vary from person to person.
*Alternatively, if you do not have time for a flush or do not want to perform a full flush, you can take 1 tsp or 5ml of the salt solution every morning before breakfast (on an empty stomach). Be sure to follow this up during the rest of your day by drinking plenty of water, at least 8 glasses per day. This will help the body's natural healing process from the inside, promoting bodily detoxification and enhanced energy.
Organic, unprocessed sea salt such as Himalayan Salt is recommended as it does not contain anti-caking agents, preservatives, glutens or other additives. Himalayan Pink Salt also has the added advantage of having been created and stored deep within the Himalayan Mountains for millions of years, which has preserved the salt leaving it untouched by modern environmental toxins and pollutants . This wonderful salt, often times referred to as "the purest salt on earth", contains extra essential minerals which are easily absorbed and processed by the body with a mellow, yet rich salt flavor that is more palatable than other salts, thus making it the perfect salt for use in a saltwater flush.
In addition to this treatment, it is recommended that you follow up with a daily regimen of probiotics to help to repopulate the digestive system with good flora and bacteria for optimal digestive system health. Green Vibrance by Vitabase is an excellent product for this purpose, containing 25 billion probiotics per serving. This is a great follow up to a salt water flush for enhanced digestion, as well as increased immune system health! Fasttrack is also a fantastic probiotic available from many vendors online.
Helpful Saltwater Flush Products:
Himalayan Salt Glasses & "Sole" Drink Therapy Jars utilize un-processed, organic pink salt combined with a unique handcrafted form or convenient jar for an easy, quick way to perform an "Ayurvedic Salt Water Flush" or daily saltwater therapy regimen.
Salt Water Sinus Flush
Salt solution moisturizes the mucosa in nasal passages and supports natural regeneration, making it more difficult for bacteria and viruses to nest. Ideal for preventing runny or congested noses, as well as sinus infections.
According to Ayurvedic medicine, salt water flush is a superior method of cleansing the sinuses and nasal passages. Salt water flush draws out toxins as it cleanses the sinuses and is a safe, effective, natural way of doing so. Salt is anti-microbial and anti-bacterial by nature, so it sterilizes and cleanses sinus tissues, and helps heal infections naturally.
As with the Ayurvedic Salt Water Flush, it is recommend that one use organic, unprocessed sea salt such as Himalayan Salt as it does not contain anti-caking agents, preservatives, gluten or other additives.
Devices such as the Neti Pot offer an simple, quick way to perform a sinus salt flush without the mess of mixing salt and water in a glass and attempting to flush the sinuses with the solution with syringes or sinus bulbs.
Salt Water Mouth Rinse
This simple and effective method of rinsing the mouth helps to heal minor sores and wounds in the mouth, as well as preventative oral care and has been used for ages by many cultures and many ancient natural medicinal practices, including Ayurvedia. The use of Himalayan Salt for this procedure, or a Himalayan Salt Mouthwash Rinse, adds additional essential minerals to the treatment which help to promote healthy gums and oral tissue.
A salt water rinse may be performed by making a salt water or saline solution using 1/8 tsp. Himalayan Salt to 1 1/2 oz. of water, or, you may use a Salt Glass to easily make the solution instead. For those on the go, Himalayan Salt Shot Glasses work best for rinsing the mouth with salt water as you simply fill the shot glass with water, swish the water around for about 10 seconds, then rinse and gargle with the solution!
Gargling with the salt solution is also an excellent natural treatment for sore or irritated throat due to cold and flu!
Other Ayurvedic Salt Treatments include salt baths for skin conditions and treating external wounds as well as many others. We will include more of these treatments on this page in the future.