Rock salt mined from the Punjab region of Pakistan. The salt, which often has a pinkish tint due to trace minerals, is primarily used as a food additive to replace refined table salt but is also used for cooking and food presentation, decorative lamps and spa treatments
Rock salt, also known as Sendha Namak or Sendhalune, has many benefits as compared to common salt. Rock salt is mined naturally and therefore it is considered better for health. It is highly valued in Ayurveda in India. Many mineral substances dissolved in rock salt are also found in water.
Sendha namak, a type of salt, is formed when salt water from a sea or lake evaporates and leaves behind colorful crystals of sodium chloride. It’s also called halite, saindhava lavana, or rock salt.
Due to the high potassium and low sodium content of rock salt, it helps in maintaining proper electrolyte balance in the body, this gives the body ample strength to stay healthy during fasts