- Essential to life and once reserved for royalty, salt has caused wars over its possession. Now, lamps made of it are touted as the remedy for modern maladies.
- Allergies, stress and even hyperactivity that are affected by the electrified, stale and pollutant-filled indoor air we breathe at home, in cars and at the office can be purified by a rock salt lamp, say adherents.
- Rock crystal salt deposited by an ancient sea under the Himalayan mountains 250 million years ago is carved into lamps and tea lights to combat the 21st century's atmosphere--air that is increasingly full of positive ions that render humans tired and listless. Salt adds negative ions, which produce high energy and concentration.