A salt room, perfectly suited for salt room therapy with salt brick walls, salt panels, and a halogenerator at Palm Heath Salt Room.

Salt Room Therapy: Expectation vs. Reality

Salt room therapy (halotherapy) may help to relieve symptoms of a variety of ailments, from respiratory illnesses to skin conditions to stress.

The treatment involves inhaling micron-sized salt particles that are ground, crushed, and dispersed from a SALT FX® halogenerator, which helps open airways to allow for increased oxygen intake.

Salt therapy has been used worldwide for centuries to improve respiratory wellness and mental health.

It’s an industry and an emerging wellness modality, not a fad or trend, and with that, there’s a lot of misleading info out there.

Today, we’ll take a look at what you can realistically expect to achieve by adding a salt cave (salt room) to your new or existing business.

Expectation: Salt Caves Need a Lot of Space

It’s understandable to hear the words “salt room” or “salt cave” and think a massive amount of space is needed for a salt therapy room. A salt room, or salt cave, is designed to recreate the conditions of a natural salt cave, providing respiratory, skin, and mental health benefits to individuals who spend extended time in them. 

Reality: They Are Available in a Variety of Sizes

The reality is that salt therapy rooms come in a variety of sizes for facilities with empty unused space, or underutilized rooms.

From SALT Booths® to SALT FX® halogenerators, SALT Chamber has you covered no matter how much available space you have. What makes SALT Chamber’s halogenerators so unique is that they are:

  • Manufactured by a medical device facility
  • Compliant with QS/ISO quality standards
  • CE Certified
  • UL Listed

Every halogenerator comes with a 3-year warranty, as well as a spare parts kit. All packages even come with a starter kit that includes 10 pounds of HaloSalt™ and a cleaning kit. 

Expectation: Salt Rooms Are Expensive to Maintain

If you’re worried about the ongoing cost of maintaining a salt cave in your business, we’ve got good news!

Reality: Maintenance Costs Are Quite Low (no additional labor, either!)

While the initial expense to build a salt room may cost anywhere from $4,495 to $18,995+, once it’s installed, the overhead is very minimal. Since this treatment does not require hiring a skilled-labor technician. 

Only simple maintenance is required for your salt room spa:

  • Maintaining temperature control and humidity levels
  • Refill the halogenerator with salt (every session)
  • Clean the halogenerator as needed

Depending on demand, the direct costs associated with your salt room are limited to purchasing salt. Other than that, the monthly maintenance costs are quite low and can be easily absorbed in the per-session rate you charge.

Children's SALT Room - Halo Therapy is Safe for Kids

Expectation: Salt Room Therapy is Only for Adults

It’s a common misconception that salt therapy can only cater to your adult clientele. 

Reality: It’s Safe for Children and Adults

Unlike heat-based treatments, salt room therapy is entirely safe for kids. Having a salt room can be an attractive addition to your business for busy parents.

Children can benefit from salt therapy just as much as adults, and possibly more so. In school, children are constantly fighting off attacks on their immune systems. Halotherapy can give kids a boost to their immune systems.

According to the Salt Therapy Association, “For children, Dry Salt Therapy is not only safe, but it is a highly recommended natural treatment. There are no harmful side effects. The treatment is suitable for children of any age (as young as one-month-old). Children, in fact, respond to the therapy even more quickly than do adults.”

During a Dry Salt Therapy session, children play with toys, read books, and interact with other children.

Halotherapy may help respiratory conditions such as allergies, asthma, and bronchitis, while also improving blood circulation and clearing up skin conditions. Adults aren’t the only ones who suffer from these illnesses and conditions.

Salt therapy treatment is safe for seniors, adults, children, babies, and even expectant mothers.

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SALT Chamber is the industry leader in salt therapy products, equipment, and decor. If you’re interested in expanding your spa or health and wellness facility or opening your own salt therapy business, contact us today for a custom quote and to learn how easy it is to add salt therapy.