Unless you are on the cutting edge of spa technology you’ve probably not heard of salt caves and Halotherapy, but it is something you’ll probably just have to experience for yourself. And you won’t have to journey to the center of the earth to find it.
Salt caves are the unique new relaxation experience. The claimed benefits of Halotherapy range from anxiety to asthma. Columbus, OH is the home of a new salt cave, named Tranquility Salt Cave. Claims state that a 45-minute relaxation experience will calm your mind and rejuvenate your sinuses.
These caves are typically man-made. This cave is lined with Himalayan salt (yea, that pinkish orange kind that is so popular these days. The floors are made of packed, granulated salt of the same type.
Other conditions supposedly relieved by Halotherapy include coughs, congestion, Eczema and Dermatitis. It is claimed to improve lung functioning, sleep disorders, stress, anxiety, and depression.
This particular salt cave is also decorated with rock salt lamps and large boulders intended to enhance the salt experience.
The therapy includes cozying up with a blanket and deep breathing all while relaxing in a zero gravity chair.