Himalayan Salt originated during the creation of the mountains over 200 million years ago. Himalayan Pink Salt is the best type of salt to use for culinary purposes. It's moderate flavour helps to bring out the flavour in foods in a very subtle way. Natural salt is crucial for maintaining vital functions in the body and Himalayan Salt has no preservaties or additivies. Doctors and alternative therapists agree that Himalayan Salt is the cleanest salt available on the planet to deliver remarkable health benefits. Prestine and natural it consists of the most perfect geometric structure possible in rock crystals, the results of millions of years of compression under the Earth's surface.