Learn More about Himalayan Salt Lamps There are basically two types of ions, namely a positive ion, which can contribute anxiety, tension, irritability, and lack of energy or tiredness, and a negative ion, which is basically the opposite to the positive ones, and can contribute good effects on an individual’s energy levels, health and mood. Positive ions and negative ions can be balanced together, thus, can provide the people and their homes a more health promoting ratio, and that can be provided by the mineral called ancient crystal salt, and the people came up with a brighter idea of how they can make it work properly and that is by turning it into a salt lamp. Himalayan salt lamps are made up of solid blocks of ancient crystal salts that are hand chiseled, and its color may turn into pinkish orange or dark pink which may depend on the rate of the concentration that the mineral possess. The design of the Himalayan salt lamp has a hollowed out middle, which is the designated area where a light bulb is being placed and because of the light bulb the mineral can now function or work properly and that is by generating both the light and heat in certain place. Himalayan salt lamps can work properly because of the effect of the salt material, that is because the salt is hygroscopic, which basically means that it can attract any water molecules in the air surrounding a certain area, and with that function the Himalayan salt lamp became attracted to water vapor, as well as its pollutants, such as pollen, dust, viruses, bacteria, smoke particles and pet dander. The health benefits that an individual or his or her family can obtain from a Himalayan salt lamp, includes increased relaxation, calmness and less stress, less colds and flus, improvement of their breathing problems and reduction of any allergies, fewer headaches and migraines, reduction of any symptoms from health disorders like arthritis and rheumatism, improvement from any skin diseases, no more insomnia and easier process of sleeping at night, a better overall send of health and wellbeing, and lastly is improvement of the individual’s ability to concentrate and work for longer periods. It is mostly recommended for the people who are interested in purchasing a Himalayan salt lamp to choose the ones that is in good quality and not thinking about getting them in a lowest price range. There are basically three basic things that needs to be considered when buying a Himalayan salt lamp, and that includes its shape, its size and its color, and by purchasing the ones that has a darker shade of pink and orange, bigger, heavier and roughly chiseled can definitely function properly.