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The positive and negative effects of salt according to Vastu


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Thanks to internet and our awareness, we all know that too much of salt in food is not good for our health. But did you know that according to Vastu shashtra, the ancient philosophy of architecture, salt is actually good for healthy environment of our home. Salt has the power to absorb the negative energy from home, body and soul. However, excess of anything is bad. If salt has the power to absorb the negative energy then excess of it can have adverse effect too. Today we have come up with the positive and negative effects of salt according to Vastu. Have a look and reap the most benefit out of this humble element.

​An interesting fact

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Himalayan Salt Block—Square

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Salt has been the most precious minerals since ages. It’s the most essential element in any kitchen. It’s a crystal which has a unique property of both absorbing and drying. Because of these properties, salt is used to cleanse and purify the space.

​When feeling low, negative or tired

Negative energy drains out the positivity from your mind and body and makes you feel low and tired. Whenever you are feeling low use salt water therapy. Mix some salt in bucket or bathtub and take a rejuvenating bath from head to toes. It will definitely make you feel rejuvenated.

Cleaning the home

Mopping our home is one thing that we Indian do it daily. It’s a way to cleanse our home from dust and to bring in positivity. But instead of disinfectant, add some salt in the water used for mopping. This will wipe the negative energy and fill the home with positive vibrations.

​The power of salt

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Salt Keeper


Salt is considered to be very auspicious according to vastu. Since it gives out cosmic energy, it can be used all over the house and kept in the corners of the house. Just make sure to keep it in a bowl with water. It will absorb the negative energy from your home. Change the salt water regularly. However, don’t just throw it casually. Flush it down in the toilet or drain it in the sink. Be careful that it doesn’t spill and don’t touch the water.

​Clean up the artifacts

Along with absorbing negative energy, salt has the power to spread positive energy around the home. It’s important to keep the decoration and delicate items of your home clean and pure. Clean it up with salt water regularly and you will feel the difference.

Now the negative impact

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Himalayan Salt Block—Pestle & Mortar

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If salt has the power to cleanse the space of negativity, then it can also spread the negative energy around. This can easily be avoided. Limit the use of salt. Only a few amount of salt is sufficient. Make sure to change the salt regularly. Also once you have used the salt, drain it under running water. Don’t use it again. And if it gets spilled accidently in your home or body, wipe it or wash it thoroughly. Excess of anything is bad, but when used judiciously it comes with immense benefits and positivity.

Get some important Vastu shastra tips for the entrance of your home to welcome prosperity and happiness: 10 important Vastu Shastra ideas for your home entrance

Do you have any other easy Vastu tips to share? Respond in the comments.
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