Real Himalayan salt lamps are made of salt so it’s not surprising that they’re fragile objects. A good manufacturer knows this and has return policies that are flexible since there could be some damage in transit. If a salt lamp’s maker is extremely strict (like a “NO RETURNS” policy), then it makes you wonder if it’s a scam operation. This might not necessarily be the case, but some fake retailers have been known not to permit any returns because they know they’re not giving you the real thing.
This product is a customized 3-in-1 version that could be used as an essential oil diffuser, humidifier and salt lamp. When it used as aroma diffuser and humidifier. It is designed to humidify the air to make you feel relaxed in the dry environment, like an air-conditioned room in the winter. It could also be used as crystal salt lamps that add a beautiful warm glow to any environment and emit a stream of negative ions which can purify the air against allergens and pollutants. Negative ions are... https://cdn1.dailyhealthpost.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/15-himalayan-pink-salt-fb-e1502114385669.jpg
Himalayan salt is now used in inhalers to bring relief to asthma and allergy sufferers. Salt therapy is also used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients. COPD is a debilitating and degenerative lung disease characterized by the restriction of airflow in and out of the lungs. According to the Lung Institute, “Some people have found salt therapy to be an effective option for relieving symptoms of lung disease, resulting in easier breathing.”
Another awesome ability negative ions have is they can bond together with positive ions and by doing so, they neutralize them. This is beneficial to us because positive ions do not have a positive effect on the human body. Positive ions are created and emitted by electronic devices, such as TVs and microwaves. They are harmful and unhealthy for us and while many people are minimally affected by them, others experience allergies, headaches, stress, and sleep issues from them. https://holisticnaturalliving.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/top-10-metal-basket-salt-lamps.jpg
These studies, however, used high concentrations of negative ions generated by industrial scale ion generators. Seeing as we have uncovered no evidence to support the claim a salt lamp produces any ions, the notion that a $29.99 block of rock with a light bulb could rival the power of a specifically designed laboratory equipment seems dubious. Much of the pseudoscience written about the positive effects of negative ions similarly disregards scale in their analyses, equating negative ionization at any level as the same phenomenon.
It’s true! They’re called salt lamps or salt rock lamps, and yes, they’re actually made from pink Himalayan salt and are able to light your surroundings — but they’re really not bought for their moderate lighting abilities. There are major claims that a Himalayan salt lamp does much more than provide you with a pretty glow. Himalayan salt lamp benefits supposedly include decreasing air pollution, negative ions and electrosmog caused by electronic devices in addition to symptom reduction for people suffering from from asthma, allergies and other illnesses. https://www.cpsc.gov/s3fs-public/Carnival%20of%20Lights.jpg
I purchased this item from Amazon and a year or so later the dimmer switch stopped working. When I took it apart to inspect I found the transistor (which is severely undersized for this design) had overheated and burned up itself and the circuit board. I searched the part numbers online and discovered this is the *exact same* board that has been recalled by other manufacturers (i.e., Micheals). I do not understand why Amazon has not recalled their version of it yet. It is a fire waiting to happen. I would not recommend anyone using this product. https://www.yoursaltlamps.com/prodimages/himalayan_salt_lamps_small_4pack.jpg
While not a “health benefit” at first glance, static is pesky stuff. It causes stress, embarrassment, and frustration. Static zaps you when you least expect it, as you’re reaching for a door handle, kissing your husband or wife before bed, or trying to pet your dog or cat. Static can give you a bad hair day, make it impossible to clean crumbs or coffee grounds off of the kitchen counter, and even cause you to accidentally go to work with a sock stuck to the back of your shirt… https://image.slidesharecdn.com/7tipstoidentifyfakehimalayansaltlamps-161213103834/95/7-tips-to-identify-fake-himalayan-salt-lamps-3-638.jpg?cb

Within a few days of turning the lamp on, I started to feel lighter and calmer. Soon, I’d see an easy kill, like a spinster librarian hurrying home in the rain, and just check her out; not try to murder her. It’s so nice to be able to go to get through those long stressful workdays, knowing I won’t need to go out and murder on my lunch break just to cope – all thanks to this simple cute lamp! https://www.wikihow.com/images/thumb/b/ba/Use-Himalayan-Salt-Lamps-Step-7.jpg/aid8266992-v4-728px-Use-Himalayan-Salt-Lamps-Step-7.jpg
That doesn’t mean the people who have experienced benefits are entirely wrong, though. Kogan told SheKnows it’s possible the lamp provides a placebo effect. Essentially, a person believes the salt lamps will help, there’s a psychological component to their issue, and thus the lamp does relieve some of their symptoms. “It’s more of a mind-body effort, really, because it’s not like there’s some kind of biochemical being released from the lamp,” she said. https://i.ytimg.com/vi/3BchJHw0Xzs/hqdefault.jpg
Salt is hygroscopic, which means it attracts water molecules to itself. Being the big hunk of salt that it is, a Himalayan salt lamp is believed to work by attracting the water molecules. This water vapor can also carry indoor air pollutants like mold, bacteria and allergens. Once the water vapor comes in contact with the salt lamp, the pollutants are believed to remain trapped in the salt. Since the lamp is heated, the salt dries out and is able to continue the cycle of attracting water vapor and pollutants, releasing the water vapor back into the air but holding on to the health-hazardous pollutants.
Himalayan Rock Salt Lamps comes in a variety of sizes, and all of them are carved from inside and have lighting instruments to heat it up. It goes without saying that the larger the block of Himalayan rock salt the more the negative ions you will find in the environment. It is ideal to use this in a place where you tend to be the most. Thus, for maximum output, place it near the bed where you sleep which will help you benefit better.
Having anxiety can make you worry about strange things. You may be concerned about the weather, world politics, whether you left a light on in your bedroom - and will that burn down the house? Anxiety isn't governed by rationality - anything and everything is fair game to stress over, even issues far outside your control. With that in mind, you don't want a Himalayan Salt Lamp to be one more thing you have to worry over.
Where do you purchase one that can be left on for long periods of time? I want to be sure if my fiance leaves the thing on overnight, we won’t burn the entire house down! My friend told me about the base of your salt lamp really matters. Wood doesn’t do so good, but having a steel base helps to absorb moisture and its safe to use for long periods of time. There’s so many brands out there manufacturing these, so be sure to look out for a steel base!
I got this as a gift for my daughter last year. Recently, she smelled an electrical smell coming from her bedroom and discovered that the dimmer switch on this lamp had melted. She is just lucky it did not start a fire. We saw a post on fb the other day that indicated that another company of salt lamps was having this problem. I also have one from this company too and am now afraid to leave it unattended. What is up with these dimmer switches?
A fireside glow holds a special place in our hearts thanks to the beauty and warmth it casts around it, making an ordinary evening into something special and unique. Now, a busy modern life keeps the majority of us from having the time to get away from the constant barrage of radiation and information that technology is throwing at us. You can get a glow that's just as soothing with even more health benefits with a Himalayan basket salt lamp. https://mindbodygreen-res.cloudinary.com/image/upload/w_767,q_auto:eco,f_auto,fl_lossy/ftr/istock5366611622.jpg
All matter (the human body, air, water, etc) is made up of molecules which are made up of atoms which are made up of three types of particles: protons (positive charge), electrons (negative charge), and neutrons (no charge). Electrons orbit their molecules like planets revolve around a star. Occasionally an electron flies off and when it does, it leaves behind a positively-charged ion whose sole purpose in life becomes to fill the void left by its little lost electron. In other words: it wants to steal a replacement electron from another molecule. Due to differences in molecular structure (number of electrons in the outermost orbit, strength and structure of electron bonds, etc) some materials lose electrons much more easily than others.
Having anxiety can make you worry about strange things. You may be concerned about the weather, world politics, whether you left a light on in your bedroom - and will that burn down the house? Anxiety isn't governed by rationality - anything and everything is fair game to stress over, even issues far outside your control. With that in mind, you don't want a Himalayan Salt Lamp to be one more thing you have to worry over.

First of all, salts are compounds which are made from combinations of elements that form ionic bonds. Ionic bonds are chemical bonds where the valence electron(s) which participate in bonding are not shared equally by the two atoms. Ionic compounds form in nature with a nearly perfect balance of charge so that there are just as many positive ions as negative ions in the compound. Because of this if a big block of salt were to release lots of negative ions into the air it would develop a net positive charge which would not allow more negative ions to be released. One way that negative ions could be released is if the block of salt released both negative and positive ions into the air in equal proportions. This, however, would have just as much of a negative effect, from the positive, “free radical” ions, as a positive effect from the negative ions.
How it works Himalayan Salt Lamps also release negative ions and counteract positive ions. This happens when the heat from the light bulb evaporates the water molecules. Salt lamps do not release a ton of negative ions, but enough that you will be able to feel the positive effects. Putting more than one lamp in a bigger space can increase the benefits. https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51Q6cUcisEL.jpg
 This claim stems from research performed on laboratory rats who were under anesthesia and essentially pumped directly with high concentrations of negatively ionized air. It goes without saying that humans are not rats, and a that specifically designed laboratory ionization instruments produce a whole lot more ions than a salt lamp, which, not to drive this point home too much, they do not.
It should be said that there are downsides: Sometimes a salt lamp will create a kind of condensation, but that shouldn't be a problem if you purchase one that has a protective wood stand (or set one that doesn't on a plate) to protect your table. And apparently they also make the room dustier, due to something about the "negative ions" being released attaching themselves to particles in the air and causing them to drop down. On the upside, this is what cleans the air. On the downside, well, dusting. We're so damn curious we're going to buy one and see what happens. Paired with the "seashore" setting on our sound machines, it'll basically be like sleeping at the beach.

Where do you purchase one that can be left on for long periods of time? I want to be sure if my fiance leaves the thing on overnight, we won’t burn the entire house down! My friend told me about the base of your salt lamp really matters. Wood doesn’t do so good, but having a steel base helps to absorb moisture and its safe to use for long periods of time. There’s so many brands out there manufacturing these, so be sure to look out for a steel base! https://lampslightsandshade.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Levoit-Kana-Himalayan-Salt-Lamp-1024x585.jpg
An awesome way to increase exposure to negative ions is to spend more time in nature, especially around water. Himalayan salt lamps are said to emit negative ions in small amounts and cancel out positive ones. By neutralizing electromagnetic radiation, they may help reduce the negative health effects of harmful electrosmog. Balancing positive and negative ions also may help reduce airborne infections. (4) https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-KwBASHzB9Ps/WDRZDGbgB7I/AAAAAAAAO5I/k2culTj7muQzHepghUEJxuE_0JNmh__lgCLcB/s1600/Benefits%2Bof%2BSalt%2BLamps%2B%25282%2529.png
That doesn’t mean the lamps are totally harmless. The retailer Michaels had to recall several due to shock and fire hazards in January 2017, and Kogan says it’s possible the lamp could pose problems for people who are already struggling with lung issues. “Some people with interstitial lung disease, such as pulmonary fibrosis for example, or cystic fibrosis, they may be sensitive to the salt particles themselves,” Kogan acknowledged.
Himalayan salt lamps can be used as an aid in color therapy (chromotherapy), an alternative method of diagnosing and treating a large number of illnesses. They produce a soft light in hues of ambient orange, yellow and red that helps with stress, attention deficit disorder, and general relaxation, among others. The serene light is thought to balance physical, spiritual and emotional energies. 
Like several comments above, I also smelled something burning one night in my office and couldn’t figure out what was the culprit for awhile. When I located the source of the problem and tried to turn off the salt lamp, I almost burned my hand by touching the dimmer/switch. As you can see from the photo, part of it was melted. Glad I was there that night. Or my office would have been on fire! http://womori.tripod.com/webonmediacontents/1649660.jpg?1479037063432
Enjoy the best convenient night light, and have a good night sleep. This night lamp can be used as a gentle nursery night light or to keep dark hallways lit with dim soothing light and for creating a calming ambiance. These night lamps emit electromagnetic waves which help to deal with stress and anxiety. That results to boost your energy and improve mood. https://static.shareasale.com/image/59857/HSS300x250b.jpg
Mauritane Salt Lamp is not only visually stunning but provides innumerable health benefits. It is natural negative ion generators. Simply put, salt attracts moisture. The interaction of humid air with the surface of the salt crystal releases negative ions. The negative ions bind to the position ions that are created by electronic devices known as “electronic smog” (computers, television screens, telephones, microwaves, etc.). The positively charged ions lose their damaging...
Another side effect which results from over-exposure to positive ions in the air is that it robs you of quality sleep. This happens because those positively-charged particles can actually reduce blood and oxygen supply to the brain resulting in irregular sleep patterns. Himalayan pink salt lamps are natural negative ion generators, thus they can help to reverse this problem. Keep one or two around your bedroom to improve the air quality so you can get a better night’s sleep. https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/S/mediaservice.woot.com/0a5d28a2-216b-4765-bc09-0f3c23de0827._SX240_.jpg
In order to achieve relief and feel at peace, we often find ourselves in areas near a waterfall or on a secluded beach. We often feel the calmness in those areas because of the high number of negative ions present. According to WebMD, negative ions are able to increase oxygen flow to the brain which results in higher alertness, decreased drowsiness, and more mental energy. Based on claims, the Himalayan salt lamp can give us the same feeling. https://www.allwicca.com/image/cache/catalog/osource/natural-crystal-himalyan-salt-lamp-pink-salt-lamp-900x900.jpg

In addition to generating negative ions which improve mood and energy levels, the soft, natural light given off by a Himalayan pink salt lamp is close enough to the warm glow of sunshine that they can even be used to relieve the symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder. This year when the days get shorter, fight back the lethargy by surrounding yourself with a few HPS lamps set on timers.


Salt mined from natural sources. Each heart salt lamp is unique, and you will receive ones similar to the image shown. The salt lamp also comes in its unique shade. Light up your home, office, or workspace, with the beautiful warm glow that only this salt heart lamp can give you. Enjoy the ambiance created by a beautifully lit heart bathing your room with the light that can only come from the world’s highest mountains. Get the mood lighting and warm glow that comes from salt mined from the... https://cdn-5a2f7152f911c832d856c321.closte.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/salt-lamp.jpg

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Mauritane Handcrafted 6.75" Salt Lamp is not only visually stunning but provides innumerable health benefits. They are natural negative ion generators. Simply put, salt attracts moisture. The interaction of humid air with the surface of the salt crystal releases negative ions. The negative ions bind to the position ions that are created by electronic devices known as “electronic smog” (computers, television screens, telephones, microwaves, etc.). The positively charged ions lose their...
I bought this to give for a Christmas gift. Let me tell you, not only was I impressed, but everyone at the party was impressed! Himalayan Salt Lamps are very trendy right now and for good reason. Many people believe in their healing powers using positive ions that the lamp emits. I'm not too sure that rocks have healing powers, but my sister in law swears by it.
Negative ions bind to positive ions in the environment, neutralizing them before they have a chance to get into our bodies and wreak havoc. Studies have shown negative ions to help increase serotonin and oxygen levels in the brain, which can decrease drowsiness, alleviate stress, and boost energy. In fact, some studies suggest they’re as effective as antidepressants for people experiencing chronic depression or seasonal affective disorder. https://img.grouponcdn.com/deal/41NTtGeN2czMrD5Ay9iBzRZNnv5v/41-2048x1229/v1/c700x420.jpg

After having this salt lamp for two months, the light bulb make a loud noise and sparked. I tried putting in a new bulb and it still wouldn't work. This ended up happening to three of the five salt lamps we purchased (I purchased five of these at once from this seller). I tried getting in contact with the seller and they never responded so now I'm stuck with 3 salt lamps that can't be used.
They cut the bottom to make it flat and drill a hole to make space to fit lighting instruments. These instruments not only provide light but also heat that helps spread and evaporate the salt into the air. It is believed that once it is heated, it is capable of capturing all the impurities present in the area, as well as spreading negative ions which are known to be beneficial to us. https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/1011/1722/products/himalayan_salt_lampl-1500px_1024x1024.png?v
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