Frequently Asked Questions

I. SALT LAMP

1. Is the pink color of the salt natural?
Our lamps and other products from Himalayan Salt are 100% natural. 
2. Is the white color of the salt natural?
Our lamps and other products from Himalayan Salt are 100% natural. 
3. How can we make a blue, green or yellow salt lamp?
You buy a white salt lamp and put the blue, green or yellow bulb in to have those distinctive colors.
4. What is the color range for pink salt?
The color of pink salt product may vary from light pink, pink coral to deep red.
5. What is the difference between Himalayan pink and white salt?
In a typical salt mine in the Himalayan mountain region, the layers of colors in the salt deposit range from pure white to deep red depending on the amount of iron in the deposit. The darker veins of Himalayan™ Salt are mined for pink salt and other salt products. The white layers are mined for use as food salt. The only difference between the white and pink Himalayan™ Salt is the level of iron. 

II. GOURMET SALT

1. Is Himalayan Salt pure?
Yes, it is 100% pure. All salt is shielded from Civilization’s Pollutants under Himalayan Mountains. It contains no chemical contaminants or additives. Nothing is added or taken away.
2. Is the salt all natural?
Yes, it is mined by hand and stone ground. It is not processed with chemicals.
3. Is Himalayan Salt healthy?
It contains 74 natural minerals including calcium, iodine, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, selenium and zinc. It is required in over 300 Ayurvedic formulas.
4. Does Himalayan Salt have great taste?
It has no bitter notes of typical chemically processed salts. It brings out the natural flavors in dishes. When we cook with Himalayan Gourmet salt, fewer amounts are required for great tasting food.