The Incredible Salt Cave In Arizona That Completely Relaxes You
Mineral baths have been used for millennia as a way to relieve stress, recover from sickness, and just simply relax. One interesting evolution of bathing in mineral waters is a recent trend in salt caves.
Also known as halotherapy (coming from the Greek word for salt, halos), focuses on using a salty environment to help people relax and even treat ailments like asthma. This usually happens in naturally occurring salt caves in Europe and Asia, where you sit in a room for a designated amount of time to be exposed to the mineral-rich, salt-laden air.
While the treatment has been met with some skepticism from the medical community, you have to admit that it’s a pretty unique way to promote wellness and relaxation. Arizona has a few located around the state but here’s one we thought was pretty unique.
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Wow, that looked pretty cool! Salt Chalet Arizona is located at 5011 North Granite Reef Road in Scottsdale. You can visit their website or Facebook page for details about their hours or to schedule a treatment.
Monica is a Diné (Navajo) freelance writer and photographer based in the Southwest. Born in Gallup and raised in Phoenix, she is Tódich'ii'nii (Bitter Water People) and Tsi'naajinii (Black Streak Wood People). Monica is a staff writer for Only In Your State, photo editor for The Mesa Legend, and previously a staff writer for The Navajo Post. You can reach her at [email protected]
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