Treat Colds Naturally, Dr. Oz on Salt

The antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of salt have been known throughout the ages from the dead sea to the Himalayan salt mines. This healing mineral has been around for centuries. Even hypocratese, the father of medicine himself prescribed salt water for breathing ailments. From easing skin conditions like psoriasis and eczema to respiratory conditions like asthma and cystic fibrosis salt is being rediscovered as the miracle mineral that heals.
Salt therapy can be used for lots of ailments. Colds, allergies, asthma, dermatitis, psoriasis of your skin and even cystic fibrosis can all be arguably treated with salt.
It’s called halotherapy. You are sucking through your mouth and then you exhale that same salt solution through your nose to help clear out your sinuses. You have little fibers inside covered with mucus. When the salt hits it, it loosens up the mucus. This is one of the reasons we think it’s so valuable dealing with cold a flu symptoms and has no side effects.

Salt is one of the things that’s most fundamental to who we are.