Himalayan Salt has a rich mineral content that includes over 84 minerals and trace elements such as: calcium, magnesium, potassium, copper and iron. This salt is recognized for its beautiful pink colour, high mineral content, and its therapeutic properties. Health Scientists have realized numerous benefits of Himalayan Salt, major ones are listed below Purifies the air and helps killing bacteria and other germs. Makes environment more human friendly to breath. emits negative ions that fight against positively charged particles that cause you to feel stuffy and slish. People with asthma often find it helpful in reducing their symptoms. The lit salt crystal clears the air naturally of allergens like smoke, pet dander, pollens, and other air pollutants. Gives a warm, soft amber glow to any room. Use the lamp as a gentle nightlight, or to create a romantic mood.