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Get to know the unique healthy Himalayan Salt Lamps

Liputan6.com, Jakarta Reportedly this lamp is not just any lamp because it has health benefits. Yes, putting a Himalayan salt lamp in the room is said to help reduce anxiety.

Want to know more about this lamp? Check out 10 facts about the Himalayan salt lamp, as reported on the page Good Housekeeping, Monday (3/4/2017).

1. It has been around since the 1980s

Yes, this Himalayan salt lamp was first popular in the 80s. At that time, too, this lamp has been recognized for its calming effect.

2. Has health benefits

Reportedly, this lamp not only gives a calming effect, but can also clean the air in the room. Himalayan salt lamps are believed to move negative ions that neutralize toxins in the air we breathe. As a result, the mood is better and the allergies subside.

3. The darker the color, the better the quality

If your Himalayan salt lamp is light pink or has dark shadows in it, it could be that the material was mined from low-quality salt crystals.

4. Risk of fire

Even though it has health benefits, you also need to be careful when you want to collect these lamps. The Consumer Product Safety Commission said the lamps sold by the Lumiere brand could overheat, potentially causing shock and fire. So make sure you research their safety carefully before buying.

5. So the trend

If you go to Instagram and see the hashtag #Zen or #MeTime, you will find lots of posts about this unique light.

Absorbs dust

6. Absorbs a lot of dust

Because this lamp releases negative ions and absorbs dirt in the air, it’s no wonder that this lamp becomes easily plastered with dust and dirt. So it’s best to clean your Himalayan salt lamps regularly.

7. Can sweat

The negative ions released by the Himalayan salt lamps also attract moisture in the air. So don’t be surprised if your lights are watery or dewy. To avoid this, place your lamp on a surface that absorbs water.

8. Sold in various shapes and sizes

Himalayan salt lamp designs and sizes vary. There are cubes, hexagons, gravel, and others.

9. The size must be adjusted to the area of ​​the room

If you intend to clean the air in the room with this lamp, you should adjust the size. You will need a larger light for a larger room. Vice versa.

For a medium sized bedroom, you can put a Himalayan salt lamp on one side of the bed.

10. Powerful to improve mood

The colors, which are predominantly pink and orange, exude a calm aura around the house. This lamp is suitable for reading lights at night before going to bed. Its soft light will immediately transport you to dreamland.