Frequently Ask Questions

What is Halotherapy and how does it work?

Halo therapy, derived from the Greek word halos, meaning "salt", is a 100% natural, noninvasive, drug free treatment using micro ionized particles of salt. Numerous forms of Halotherapy have been around for centuries. 


During a salt session, a machine called a Halogenerator, grinds pure salt to a fine dry dust that is then dispersed into the room like an aerosol. The finer small particles are inhaled and the larger particles settle on your skin and hair. 

The health benefits of Salt Therapy are wide-ranging. Salt levels affect our cell activity, energy and blood sugar levels. A natural disinfectant, salt is antimicrobial, antibacterial and contains 84 needed minerals. 

Halotherapy has been known to alleviate the symptoms of:  

· Acne

· Asthma

· Bronchitis

· Cold/Flu

· C.O.P.D.

· Cystic Fibrosis

· Dermatitis

· Detoxing

· Ear Infections

· Eczema

· Emphysema

· Hay Fever

· Headaches

· Psoriasis

· Rhinitis

· Sinus Infections

· Smokers Cough

· Snoring

· Stress/Fatigue

· Wheezing 


Can someone benefit from Halotherapy if they don’t have health issues?

Yes, Salt Therapy can greatly increase your overall wellness Salt Therapy can: 

· Increase lung capacity for greater sports performance 

· Help strengthen and support the immune system

· Help in recovering faster from jet lag and work-outs

· Alleviate stress

· Nourish skin and slow down the signs of aging

· Improve sleep patterns 

· Deliver 84 minerals that the body needS

What kind of salt is used?

Our Salt Generators use 100% pharmaceutical grade salt. We also use some of the highest quality sea salt on the floors and walls. 

What’s the difference between dry salt therapy and sea air?

The natural anti-inflammatory properties of salt, is its ability to draw fluid. When you breathe in salty sea air, it is already moist and has less of an anti-inflammatory effect. When you breathe the salt aerosol in an enclosed salt room, the dry micro particles line your airways helping to absorb and draw out the excess fluid and inflammation quicker.

Is there research to support Halotherapy?

Yes, Halotherapy has been well researched in Denmark, Russia, and Eastern Europe. Dr. A.V. Chervinsltaya, the head of Clinical Research Respiratory Center in St. Petersburg, Russia, has conducted most of the research. She works in the field of pulmonology and rehabilitation medicine and has published more than two hundred articles on this topic.

Is there a risk of catching an infection from others in the salt therapy rooms?

No, salt naturally has the ability to absorb an eliminate germs on contact. In addition to the high density of salt in each room, our filtered ventilation system is run after each session to circulate the air, drawing used air out and clean, filtered air in


 

Is Halotherapy safe if you are taking medications?


Yes, since Salt Therapy is all-natural, it does not have any interactive effects with medications. Often, individuals who undergo Salt Therapy will find that they are less dependent on certain medication and their symptoms are less frequent and severe.


Is Halotherapy safe for children and pregnant women?


Yes, salt therapy is a great natural and safe way to eliminate symptoms of skin and respiratory issues without using harmful chemicals

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Are there any negative side effects with Halotherapy?


No, Halotherapy is 100% natural, safe, and drug-free, providing effective long-term relief.


How many Salt Therapy sessions will I need?


The ideal number of treatments can vary depending on the individual’s response and the reason for seeking treatment. Many individuals experience relief after one visit, however it is recommended to undergo a series of treatments for maximum benefit. Salt Therapy is most effective when administered at a minimum of twice a week for 6-8 weeks.


What should I wear to a Salt Therapy session?


We recommend wearing comfortable clothing; however you may wear whatever you would like to the sessions. The salt will not harm your clothes in any way. If you are coming in for skin conditions, we recommend you wear clothing that will expose as much of the affected area as possible.


Is it cold inside the Salt Therapy rooms?


No, the temperature ranges between 68 and 72 degrees Fahrenheit. We provide 100% cotton blankets for you to use if you get chilly

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Is there a charge if I miss my appointment time?


No, but please be courteous and inform us of your cancellation as soon as possible.


Am I alone in the Adult Salt Therapy Room?


There can be from 1 to 6 people in the Adult Salt Therapy Room per session and up to ten in the Children’s Room. We offer a private room if you are needing privacy

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Is there a place to store my valuables?


There are hooks and cubicles to place your belongings.


Is Halotherapy covered by insurance?


No, it is not covered by insurance in the U.S. at this time, however some clients have successfully submitted it to their healthcare flexible spending administrators and it was  considered a valid flex spend cost.