Black Salt

Black SaltSanskrit name: Saindhava
Botanical name: Black Salt
Habitat: Rock salt or Black salt is found in the Northern Region of India





  • Rasa (taste): Salt, Sweet
  • Virya (action): cooling
  • Vipaka (post-digestive effect): salt
  • Doshas (constitutions): Balancing for pitta, vata and kapha, may aggravate pitta in excess

General information
Black salt is very helpful in improving taste, digestion system. It acts as an aphrodisiac and is also good for the heart. Ayurveda recommends a daily consumption of black salt.

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