What are Himalayan Salt Lamps?

What are Himalayan Salt Lamps?

Himalayan Salt Lamps are crystals carved from amber-colored rock salt, hollowed out to fit a lightbulb inside. When you light them, they give out a warm, reddish-pink glow.

Himalayan Salt Lamps decorative pieces say they do more than light up a room. This lamp are not just an ordinary lamp, it can boost mood, improve sleep, ease allergies, help people with respiratory illness and clean the air, among other benefits.


True Himalayan Salt Lamps come from the Khewra Salt Mine in Pakistan. This salt this mine produces a shade of reddish, pinkish, or off-white color and even gray.

There are plenty of fake sold online. The real ones are fragile and give off a dim relaxing light. The fake versions are tough to break and glow so bright.