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TOP Doctors Interview Featuring Bethesda Salt Cave

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Maryland’s First Himalayan Salt Cave Opens in May

Salt therapy is said to relieve symptoms of respiratory ailments such as allergies.

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Maryland Gets Its First-Ever Salt Cave

BETHESDA, Md. (WJZ) — A centuries-old healing practice comes to Maryland. Imagine sitting in a cave filled with pink Himalayan salt rocks to ease illnesses like asthma and allergies.

Gigi Barnett explains customers are turning to the state’s first-ever salt cave.

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The Salty Air

The receptionist at the Bethesda Salt Cave, who was wearing a T-shirt that read, “Everybody Kneads a Massage,” knelt down to my daughters’ eye level and gently explained the rules: no yelling, no climbing, and no throwing or eating the salt.

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5 D.C. spots that force you to look up from your phone

Put. The phone. Away. “But it’s so haaaaarrrrrd,” you say as you check to see if there’ve been any new Instagram posts since seven minutes ago. While we all know it’s important to disconnect now and then, many of us lack the discipline. To force the issue, consider spending time in a place where phones are forbidden, discouraged or rendered useless.

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Healing holistically in the Bethesda Salt Cave

Healing holistically in the Bethesda Salt Cave
At the Bethesda Salt Cave, Meaghan tests out active isolated stretching and learns more about the health benefits of Himalayan salt.

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Forget fresh air: More people turn to salt to improve their health

They say fresh air is good for the health. But more people are choosing to breathe in salt with the help of “salt rooms or caves.”

They exist naturally in some parts of the world. And now, they’re being recreated where they don’t including China and the United States.

CGTN’s Frances Kuo visited one in the Washington, D.C. area for a look and a whiff.

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How Salt Therapy May Be the Next Big Thing in Pampering Yourself

The health conscious are embracing the latest trend in pampering — salt spas.

Rather than ingesting salt, spa patrons relax in rooms made of it, breathing in misty salty vapors in hopes of clearing their lungs and purifying their skin. It’s a treatment known as halotherapy after the Greek word halo, meaning salt.

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Winter Healing with Traditional Chinese Medicine

  Winter Healing with Traditional Chinese Medicine  By Jasmine Lister, L.Ac Let’s talk about winter.  According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), winter is the season associated with the water element, the energetics of yin, and the kidneys. What does this mean for you? This means that winter is a critical time for you to look […]

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Salt therapy big thing pampering

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Touring the bethesda salt-cave

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Massage oil

What is in our Massage oil: Apricot Kernel Oil – great for babies as well as mature adult skin. Golden Jojoba Oil – Amazing for the scalp an skin. Avocado Oil – Rich in Vitamin A & E. nourishing and moisturizing for hair skin and nails Sweet Almond Oil – rich in Vitamin A & […]

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Salt Stone Massage

What are Himalayan Salt Massage Stones? Our stones are made out of 100% Pure Himalayan Pink Salt which is rich in 84 naturally occurring minerals and elements that revitalize the body. The stones are warmed and used as an extension of our therapist’s hands to deliver a truly unforgettable massage. Benefits of Himalayan Salt Stone […]

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Bethesda Salt Cave in the news!

In a modest underground storefront in Bethesda, beyond a soothing waiting area, is a room filled with pink Himalayan salt. The walls are made of salt rocks ranging from 3 ounces to 250 pounds, and the floor is covered with more than 61/2 tons of sandlike pulverized salt. There’s even salt in the air, thanks to a “halo generator,” which releases sodium in aerosol form.

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Tibetan Sound Bowl Concerts

Held on Saturdays at 6pm, sound bowl concerts in the salt cave are led by Janine Narayadu, Bethesda Salt Cave Owner. These sound bowl events offer a therapeutic experience filled with soft subtle tones that will relax you into a deep meditative state where you can let go of stress and increase the feeling of well-being. Janine plays a changing combination of sound bowls, fen gong, chimes, kalimba, and monochord.

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