Black salt is also called Kala Namak or rock salt or Himalayan black salt in South Asia. It has a pungent smell. The color of the salt is light pink to purple.
It is very well praised in Ayurveda due to its many health benefits. Moreover, it offers a very unique flavor in your food and enhances dish taste.
Many people use it in cocktails and mocktails also for its amazing flavor.
Commonly Known As
|Hindi||Kala namak||काला नमक|
|Urdu||Kala Namak||كالا نمک|
|Telugu||Nalla Uppu||నల్ల ఉప్పు|
|Arabic||Kala Namak||الملح الأسود|
|Bengali||Biṭa labaṇa||বিট লবণ|
|French||Black Salt||sel noir|
Lower in sodium
Black salt is usually lower in sodium due to its natural extraction. And because of it’s lower sodium content, it will be better for high blood pressure. Though check backside of the black salt package for nutritional value as the sodium level differs on brands.
Treat constipation and bloating
Black salt is a part of Ayurveda as it helps stomach irritation. Also, it helps improve digestion due to laxatives. It helps relieve gas and bloating.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is black salt good for you?
Black salt improves the digestive system. It includes a sufficient amount of potassium that helps regulate muscle functioning.
What is the difference between black salt and pink salt?
Black salt and pink salt is almost similar. The only difference is that pink salt is acquired from Himalayan and less salty compared to black salt.
What is the healthiest salt?
The healthiest salt is the pink salt as it is least refined.