Bamboo salt-the use of bamboo and salt in oriental medicineBamboo salt has been gaining more popularity in improving our health.
Korean has long history of oriental medical science and developed many kinds of excellent traditional medical treatments.
It has many different medical efficacy varies from its stub, roots, and leaves.
About 1000 years ago, some Korean medicine doctors and monks started to make medical salts by inserting salt in a thick bamboo stub and baking them together with pine tree firewood. The ancient bamboo salt was baked only twice or trice. They used the salt as special medicine treatments.
Finally they find out that bamboo salt could have its complete medical efficacy if it is baked over 9 times repeatedly. And they also noticed that if bamboo salt is completely melted, the toxic characteristic disappears.
Now bamboo salt is
known as one of the most famous traditional medical
treatments. Also many
pharmaceutical scientists all around the world are researching bamboo
special therapeutics like anti-cancer effect and anti-virus effect.
Putting feet in the bamboo salt dissolved water recovers weariness
You may also wet your skin, and then apply bamboo salt onto your body. Slowly massage or rub the salt on your skin gently, it will give you extra cleaning effect. Applying the salt at your tummy may help you burn extra fat. Bamboo salt can help to increase your metabolism rate in the process.
Acne is caused by bacteria on your face; using bamboo salt water to wash your face can effectively kill the bacteria. Remember to avoid water getting into your eyes, as you may feel the pain like you swim in the sea and let sea water get into your eyes.
Recently the excessive intake of salt causes fatness and other serious health problems. Thus proper diet including salt ingestion is very important to keep healthy.
Bamboo salt on the other hand do not cause these adult-diseases. This salt contains various kind of minerals that is beneficial to our body. Ingesting bamboo salt instead of table salt can be excellent choice for your health.
Healthy organic bamboo salt contains more than 70 essential minerals and micro nutrients. High calcium, magnesium and zinc. High sulfur from bamboo tree trunk, may helps purifying blood thus lowering the risk of blood pressure.
Bamboo salt is made of sea salt roasted in the bamboo. On top of that, yellow clay is used to cover the opening after the salt is filled in. . The process of making bamboo salt by heating the combination of the 3 elements in 1000 to 1500 degree of Celsius, making the bamboo salt carry the benefit of all three. The poisonous mineral in the salt will be eliminated in this process.
In the practice of traditional medicine in the Oriental, bamboo, salt and yellow clay are known to be effective to certain illness. Our ancestors learn all this good knowledge through experience, even though they do not know how to conduct research like modern medicine.
Parched salt has been used to help in digestive disorder. It also can help to neutralize certain poison in the body, reduce the effect of vomit, diarrhea and others.
Bamboo is known to be effective for palsy, diabetes, various kinds of tumors, fever, parasite, vomiting, insomnia, fatigue, pain in an eyeball, brain trouble and many others symptom.
Yellow clay indirectly adding more mineral to the bamboo salt compound, this make the bamboo salt has more balance in mineral.
Modern process has produced salt in a more purified form of Sodium Chloride. This is one reason why people are facing more health problem. A more mineral balanced bamboo salt would be a good substitute that has been long practiced by our ancestors.
of Salt in the Market
Table salt is a chemical compound mainly contains sodium
and chloride. It is
commonly used to add flavors to food and also for preserve food. It is
source of sodium in our diet and important for good health, provided we
the right amount. It helps to maintain the correct volume of
and tissue fluids in the body.
Population with a high average salt intake has a higher level of high blood pressure. Depending on age, reducing the amount of salt will lower high blood pressure. Care must be taken on people with high blood pressure, diabetes or chronic kidney disease, and those who are older or overweight. They are particularly susceptible to the effect of too much sodium on blood pressure. On the other hand, the effect of sodium reduction is not obvious for younger people with low or normal blood pressure.
Other health conditions
High sodium intake has also been linked to other conditions, such as heart failure, kidney problem and stroke. A high level of salt intake increases the amount of calcium excreted in the urine. This may contribute to osteoporosis and increased risk of fracture.
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