Q: WHAT IS THE SALT CAVE?
A: The Grace Salt Cave is a simulated salt mine crafted of natural materials and thousands of pounds of Himalayan salt to look and feel like a European salt mine.
Q: WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF THE SALT CAVE?
A: The benefits of salt therapy are wide-ranging. Salt levels affect our cell activity and energy. A natural disinfectant, salt is antimicrobial, and antibacterial. Salt comes in empty processed forms or healthier pure sea salt (Himalayan and Dead Sea salt) that contain 84 elements and trace elements found in the human body. This therapy can bring relief from various respiratory symptoms, allergies, poor concentration, and stress & anxiety.
Q: WHAT SHOULD I WEAR IN THE SALT CAVE?
A: The cave is extremely warm in the winter and cool in the summer. We recommend loose-fitting layers so you can add or subtract them to your comfort level. Most people just wear comfortable clothes. We ask that you remove your shoes and wear white socks or provided booties before entering the cave. We have lap blankets available in the cave due to your body temperature dropping as you relax.
Q: WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT FROM MY FIRST SALT CAVE VISIT?
A: If possible, arrive five or ten minutes before your session to complete our basic intake form. Then, you will be escorted into the cave. The cave is rather dark, and it will take your eyes a few minutes to adjust, though the soft red lighting will help your eyes adjust. During your session, you will enjoy a 45-minute therapeutic session in our zero-gravity chairs surrounded by soft music and salt crystals. Most people experience a deep level of relaxation.
Q: HOW DOES IT WORK?
A: When you breathe in the salt-enriched air, it removes airborne pollen and loosens the mucus, which begins to clear quickly, and the inflammation is reduced. This allows you to breathe easier, and helps the body restore itself.
QIS TREATMENT AT Grace SALT CAVE RIGHT FOR YOU?
A The Salt Cave was specifically designed for people suffering from respiratory and skin issues
ranging from asthma to allergies to eczema. European monks treated patients with respiratory ailments in natural salt caves. A recent paper published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that long-term salt treatment had a positive impact on lung function and reduced pulmonary exacerbations and did not have any negative side effects. Whether you suffer from respiratory symptoms, or cystic fibrosis. Salt Therapy is inexpensive, safe, and effective for everyone.
Q: IF I AM UNDER DOCTOR SUPERVISION, PRECRIPTION, INHALERS ETC. SHOULD I STOP MY MEDICATION?
A: ABSOLUTELY NOT, we do not recommend stopping use of your medication and you should see a physician or another qualified medical specialist at all times.
Q: ARE THERE ANY CONTRADICTIONS FOR THE CAVE?
A: Not really. The Salt Cave is known to speed up the release of foreign substances from the body, people taking certain medications that should stay in the body might want to avoid the Salt Cave until they have completed the medication. For example, people receiving chemotherapy or who have been the recipient of an organ transplant and are on medication should wait to use the cave until they are no longer taking the medication.
Q: CAN I HAVE OTHER WELLNESS SESSIONS IN THE CAVE?
A: Yes. We offer special cave services upon request. Such as; massages, reflexology, private events (corporate events, birthdays, anniversaries etc.), and other wellness classes.
Q: IS SALT/HALOTHERAPY SAFE FOR CHILDREN?
A: Yes, Halotharapy is a completely natural treatment for children. Children’s respiratory system responds faster to the salt therapy sessions.
Q: WHAT SHOULD I DO AFTER MY CAVE SESSION?
A: Drink lots of water, and if possible, allow yourself plenty of time to relax.