The ratio of salt to water should be at least one percent for inhalation, which corresponds to 10 grams (2 teaspoons) of salt per liter (4 cups) of water. Experience has shown, however, that a better effect is achieved especially with diseases of the lower respiratory tract with a higher concentration of up to 8 percent. However, the concentration should always be slowly increased. starting from a 1 percent salt solution.
Place 1 to 2 liters (4 to 8 cups) of water in a large pot and heat until steam rises.
Add at least 20 grams (4 teaspoons) of crystal salt to the water. Once the salt has dissolved, hold your face over the hot steam in order to breathe. Cover your head with a towel.
Inhale the Sole steam for 10 to 15 minutes.
After inhalation, the respiratory tract needs about 30 minutes until the accumulated toxins can be bind through mucus and secretions and can be coughed up.
Depending on the severity of the disease, this procedure can be repeated several times a day until the symptoms subside.
Best used for:
- Asthma (Attention: Not for acute asthma attacks!)