- 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
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.