Treat Cold 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. The healing mineral has been around for centuries.  Even Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, 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.  

Dry salt treatments, also known as halotherapy, can be used for many ailments, including colds, allergies, asthma, dermatitis, psoriasis of your skin. The salt attracts moisture in the respiratory system, including the mucus deep in the lungs, and allergens, dust and toxins in the nasal passages. It helps restore cilia to its optimal state, further clearing the airways. As you gently breathe in and out, the salt bathes your respiratory system towards renewed health.