Sea salt aids in the digestive process by stimulating the salivary glands and helping the body create digestive juices.
Salt also prevents build up in the digestive tract, thus preventing constipation. It facilitates absorption of food particles through the intestinal tract.
Salt can be of great help in case of respiratory problems like asthma, bronchitis and hay fever.
It is effective in reducing inflammation in the respiratory system, thus slowing down the production of phlegm to enable you to breathe easier. Taking half a teaspoon of salt in a glass of water can help in clearing up sinus and bronchial congestion.
Sea salt is beneficial for those who are diabetic or prone to diabetes as it can lower the need for insulin by helping to maintain proper blood sugar levels in the body.