We obtain best quality whole black salt from the mines of Bangladesh and Pakistan then ground them to powder by ourselves for its purity. It has a sulfurous, pungent-smell. Black salt can be used as a condiment or added to chutneys, salads, all kinds of fruits, spice blend, drinks to aid in digestion and many other savory snacks.
Black salt is considered a cooling spice in Ayurveda and is used as a laxative and digestive aid. It is also believed to relieve flatulence, heartburn, treat hysteria and lessens the damage caused by acid re-flux.
Black salt possess a dark color due to higher amounts of iron and other essential mineral contents. It is a better alternative to white salt when you’re on a low-sodium diet or want to achieve your weight loss goal. It contains less amounts of sodium that is why it doesn’t cause water retention and bloating. Potassium in black salt also helps the body absorb the essential minerals, relaxes the arteries, prevents painful muscle spasms and cramps, prevents sodium from causing excess fluid and keeps the blood pressure low. Salt sensitive people are usually potassium deficient.
Small amount of hydrogen sulfide is in the composition of our black salt contributes to it’s distinct smell. Hydrogen sulfide can create health hazard that’s why we should be using black salt in our foods and seasonings in moderate amount to reduce the risks from hydrogen sulfide side effects.