Sea Salt Benefits

Sea Salt Feedback  

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Posted by Troy (Hawaii) on 12/07/2006
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Warning

I just got out of bed from an overdose of sea salt! I am home today from work with a bad head cold, I found this website and desperate to feel better I drank two Tablespoons instead of two Teaspoons of sea salt. I mixed it in about 6 0z. of water so I could jug it quickly. Immediately I started to feel sick to my stomach so I laid down. I vomited and as the salt hit my intestines I got diarrhea that cleaned me out completely. I then fell asleep for two hours. I just got out of bed and am recovering from the overdose, however my nose did clear up. I still feel like I have a head cold and I am extremely thirsty with a headache. I think I'll go to plan B, just tough it out. I guess the moral is to read instructions carefully... especially when you are sick.


Sea Salt Foot Bath for Detoxing  

Posted by Mikaela (Europe) on 02/13/2013

Hi, I was hoping to use a salt foot bath. Does anyone know which is better epsom salt bath or sea salt bath. Some one said that epsom salts contains sulpher. How much salt exactly would you use, and how long would you leave feet in it for. I do believe it is used for detox so is it ok to use while on medication? Also is a plastic basin ok or what is the best material? Thanks

Replied by Timh
Louisville, Ky, Usa
02/14/2013
2115 posts

Mikaela: I take one mineral foot bath daily. I use as many minerals as possible, including Epsom Salt (Magnesium Sulfate). I use a standard plastic bathing container.


Shingles Attacks  

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Posted by Joan (Wildwood, Florida) on 07/20/2007
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I am suffering from many things at once. such as lower tract infections and thrush and shingles all at once/ Part of which is due to the many antibiotics I was prescribed for the bladder and lower GI track. One of the effects of shingles is it produces much anxiety because your muscles start to spasm and the spasms and pain mimic some very serious conditions. This is the third bout with shingles. The panic attacks were so serious the paramedics had to come out twice and one time to the hospital in the ambulance because my blood pressure soared up to dangerous levels. Well to get to the point... Out of desperation today because now I developed a sore in throat that feel like something is stuck in there and it is swollen red and yucky.. It was too sore to gargle. I had to pace the house for an hour to prevent a panic attack because I felt like my throat was closing up (this is side effect of thrush), When I calmed down an intuitive sense told me to just sip on water and salt. I only had sea salt at home put a very small amount about 1/16 tsp to 8 oz size purified water and sipped it over an hour. Then I got worried (no anxiety attack) I hurt myself because my mouth felt like it was drying up (my mouth might be responding to the thrush). Went got another glass of water and drink that plain. Gradually the puckered dry feeling went away. But the amazing thing is that the salt must have been absorbed through my mouth because I could taste salt water coming from my nose trickling down my throat. It felt very good and soothing. I went to the computer to research what damage sea salt can do to you and I got a confirmation rather than an antidote for toxins. I am waiting to see what improves next. Next time I am going to reach for the S A L T rather than 911 or visits to the doctors. Thanks Joan


Sinus and Breathing Issues  

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Posted by Brian (Baltimore, MD) on 09/12/2006
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I had this problem all my life, a stopped up runny nose at night. I took a quarter of a teaspoon of unrefined sea salt and the very first night it cleared up! Now, I have a problem with dry mouth! But I can live with this. Anyone fighting to breath at night knows the misery it brings. I am finally getting a full nights rest! If you try this, make sure that it is UNREFINED sea salt.


Swollen Lymph Glands  

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Posted by Damaris (Kissimmee, Florida) on 09/18/2007
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My daughter woke in the morning with her neck swollen on one side. I took her to the dr/ to see what it was. I was told she had a lymph node infection. He prescribed antibiotics for it. I don't agree with antibiotics so I went to this website and search for the cure. I did the 1 cup of water with 1 teaspoon sea salt and 1 tspoon of baking soda. I made her drink as much as she could of that. She's 5 yr old and its difficult to make her drink anything she don't like. I also gave her a few yogurts to eat. And bathed her in a bath of water with 1 cup of apple cider vinegar, 1 cup of epsom salts and 1 cup of hydrogen peroxide. I made sure to continuously pour the water over her throat area. well, I was amazed to see that it was no longer swollen that night and the next morning she was just fine like nothing ever happened. I love this website!

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UTI  

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Posted by Rachel (Aztec, NM) on 01/11/2007
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I got a UTI about a week ago. Slugged down 2 tbs of sea salt in 8oz water. Gosh, that was rough! I felt no more pain in my bladder, but had been drinking cranberry juice all morning. I was symptom free for about a week. It came back today, I drank only 1 tbs sea salt this time, and it didn't touch the pain. It cleaned out my bowels, which helped with the overall bloated feeling I also suffered. Now I'm trying Apple Cider vinegar. It's helped with the pain, although not completely. And it tastes way way better :D

Replied by Ali
Wales
11/21/2015

Two TEASPOONS of salt, not two TABLESPOONS!

More is not better.......


Posted by Anonymous (Huntington Beach) on 05/09/2006
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i tried the 2tbs of sea salt to cure UTI and it did not work. i read on your website that this woman took it and she was cured in a hour. but it did not work for me =(.

Replied by Nurse Jon
Everywhere
09/24/2013

The water cures protocol is used on most of the people I treat. Only thing, there is a separate water cures protocol for UTI's. Simply use 1/2 tsp baking soda in a glass of water and drink on an empty stomach. It usually eliminates the symptoms overnight or within 12 hours.

Replied by Ali
Wales
11/21/2015

Two TEASPOONS of salt, not two TABLESPOONS!