Winter and the colder weather can bring many health problems, or worsen existing or long-term health conditions, such as the common cold, sinus problems, chest infections, cough, sore throats and wheeziness, asthma, allergies.
The Cisca Saltpipe® is a natural dry salt inhaler that provides a simple and natural way to make a real difference to your respiratory health, helping you to breathe easier, alleviate sneezing, coughing and shortness of breath.
Salt crystals have been used for decades in the treatment of respiratory disorders and help strengthen the immune system by cleansing the lungs allowing them to absorb more oxygen. Invented in Hungary, the Cisca Saltpipe® harnesses the natural healing power of salt cave therapy (or Speleotherapy) in a handheld porcelain salt pipe, providing a way of cleansing our respiratory system just as we do with our skin and hair.
The pipe is placed in the mouth and the user inhales as normal, exhaling through the nose. Air is drawn through the filters and is purified as it’s drawn over the natural salt crystals. This gives the user a sensation that is similar to taking a deep breath of fresh sea air or visiting salt caves.
When using the salt pipe, the moisture of the air absorbs the microscopic particles of salt, allowing it to penetrate the entire respiratory tract. It works by drawing excess fluid from the sinuses and cell lining, cleansing the nasal passages and opening the airways to relieve the main cause of congestion and irritation. The salt has a thinning effect on mucus, helping you to clear it naturally and breathe more easily. After using the salt pipe regularly for about a week you should begin to notice that breathing becomes easier and deeper and any coughing caused by respiratory problems should lessen.
There is also a fun shaped children’s version, the Elipipe®, which is a fun and friendly way to help children deal with coughs, colds and sore throats. A smaller, lightweight version, the Easy Saltpipe, is also available, and lasts for about 6 months.
The Cisca Saltpipe® and the Elipipe® both retail at £26.99, and the Easy Saltpipe® retails at £14.99. They are available from Holland & Barrett, thesaltpipe.co.uk or on 0191 3734 425.