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By Tracy Sutphen
December 4th, 2016
Whether you purchase a salt lamp for is decadent glowing ambiance or to help give your desired space a new sort of Feng Shui face-lift, these beautiful pieces of art are a wonderful addition to any room where you enjoy spending quality time. Salt is a miraculous substance for various reasons and many have claimed there to be powerful health benefits when using salt lamps. Some argue that when heat is emitted through the salt crystal via the light bulb, the photoelectric effect creates a release of negative ions into the atmosphere, which helps to neutralize the harmful effects of the static haze of most of our electro-magnified, forever morphing and moving environments.
Health benefits aside, when it comes to buying your very own salt lamp, there are many shapes, sizes and colors to choose from. Himalayan salt rock is naturally occurring and can have a myriad of white, yellow, orange or deep pinkish shades of coloration. In its natural state an unpolished salt rock will likely have various textures and grooves giving it great character as a hand crafted work of art by mother nature herself. You can also find polished salt lamps in almost every shape imaginable, including the pinecone shaped one pictured above.
Shopping online is always easy but consider going to your local gems and minerals store to purchase your one-of-a-kind salt lamp so this way you can take time to analyze every detail and coloration before you decide on one - or one for every room in the house! Either way, adding a salt lamp to your home or work space is guaranteed to bring a warm glow that will brighten your spirit and soften the mood. Below are a few links that may provide you with useful information and advice on where to find your perfect salt lamp.
Selenite is a form of gypsum crystal that has a naturally opaque or clear coloration, allowing light to pass through easily. Renowned for its healing effects, Selenite is known to help aid in the release of negative energy. It is said to help cleanse and restore all other gemstones and crystals within close vicinity and can be used to help bring a greater sense of self appreciation and awareness, among many other things.
Selenite Lamps are similar to salt lamps in that they are illuminated by a small light bulb which in turn emits a photoelectric current. The naturally clear coloration of the Selenite provides the perfect vessel to experiment with color therapy. The lamp pictured above has a kryptonite-esque vibe about it and the green bulb is very easy on the eyes, allowing for the lamp to serve as a great night light as well. Green is also the color associated with the heart Chakra and corresponds with the vibrational frequency of self love and love for others, as well as empathetic openness. Buying a set of multi colored light bulbs can set the mood for any sacred space and provide great relief after a long day or during times of need. Let yourself be found as you glisten in the glow of your new selenite lamp.
SpaRoom AromaHarmony Diffuser
The previous two lamps have their own unique properties and surely help to create a relaxing and uplifting vibe. This SpaRoom diffuser, however, is on another level of mood- setting greatness. It not only provides color therapy using its multi colored LED light system with a setting for a continuously changing flow of colors or a solid color setting, it also acts as a diffuser. Simply add cold water and a few drops of your favorite essential oils to fill your space with aromatic scents as you enjoy the colorful lights.
During the winter months you can infuse the air with eucalyptus or sage essential oils to help cleanse and sanitize the air, or citrus aromas to help neutralize stuffy odors and induce an uplifting vibe. Warming smells like frankincense, clove, ginger, and cinnamon can be a great accompaniment to any holiday festivity or cozy night in your favorite hangout. To top it off, this little piece of magic also has a built in Bluetooth speaker so you listen to your favorite music or meditation as you bask in the luminous glow of the LED color of your choosing as you breathe in the delicious aromas.
You can find this one in our online store or here in the center! http://www.secure-booker.com/pittsburghcenter/ShopOnline/Product/5735209/Aroma-Harmony