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   Posted 6/14/2016 7:54 AM (GMT -6)   
My son suffers from Rhinitis I have tried all means to keep my home a more cleaner and healthier environment.
I have been told to get a few Himalayan salt lamps around the house because it has great health benefits.Is there any of the mums who make use of Himalayan Salt lamps around the house,I would love to here your thoughts before I go out and buy a few

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   Posted 6/14/2016 8:04 AM (GMT -6)   
My whole family suffers from allergies and we had a salt lamp. It really didn't make a difference for us.
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   Posted 6/16/2016 8:11 AM (GMT -6)   
Use your head when reading fad cures. How is a little salt in the house air going to stop allergies? If anyone has a link to a scientific study, please post!

A little salt in a sinus wash is necessary to make the water near your body's requirements so the wash doesn't sting, but that's a different thing altogether. A wash will clean out pollen and dust from your nasal passages when you come in from outside. I use this and a shower when I come in from mowing my fields.

But I also take an antihistamine before I go out to work when the pollen level's really high, like right now. I've been needing more than just my allergy shots this year because we've had a lot of rain and the weeds are really lush this year.
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