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Himalayan salt lick blocks are made from pink Himalayan salt and they are enrich with essentials minerals good for the health of your pets.

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Overview

Himalayan salt licks are blocks or brick-shaped product made from natural Himalayan salt that has been compressed under pressure. Himalayan salt is a type of rock salt that is mined from the Salt Range mountains in Pakistan, near the Himalayas. It is known for its distinctive pink colour and rich mineral content.

Himalayan Salt licks are commonly used to provide essential minerals and nutrients to animals, particularly livestock such as horses, cows, goats, and sheep. The compressed Himalayan salt lick is a convenient form of salt supplement that can be easily placed in an animal’s pasture or stall.

The compression process involves crushing the Himalayan salt crystals into a fine powder and then compacting it into a solid block. This compression increases the density of the salt lick, making it harder and more durable. It also makes it resistant to weathering and reduces the rate at which it dissolves in water, ensuring a longer-lasting salt source for the animals.

The minerals found in Himalayan salt licks, including sodium, potassium, magnesium, and calcium, are essential for maintaining proper hydration, nerve function, muscle function, and overall health in animals. By providing a compressed Himalayan salt lick, animals can satisfy their natural salt cravings and ensure they receive the necessary minerals to support their well-being.

It’s important to note that while Himalayan salt licks can be beneficial for animals, it’s essential to monitor their consumption and ensure they have access to fresh water at all times. Additionally, consulting with a veterinarian or animal nutritionist can help determine the appropriate amount of salt supplementation based on the specific needs of the animals.

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Why buy From Us?

  • 100% pure salt, sourced from the foothills of Himalaya
  • 84 essential minerals for your livestock
  • No fuss, money back guarantee
  • Thousands of happy customers
  • Secure payments buy with full confidence

Important Information

  • Salt products are sold by weight measure not by the height or any other measurement.
  • Pure Salt products comes in various shades of Pale, Orange and Red depends on the colours of the natural rock stone.
  • Pure Himalayan salt should have natural veins and marks but our lamps are tested for the light quality.
  • Pure Himalayan salt is fragile in nature, Although crafting is done professionally but machine crafted items may have some uneven edges and marks due to this fragile characteristic of the salt.
  • All product images are provided for illustration purposes and the sent item may vary in shape and appearance.
  • If for any reason you are not happy with your purchase, We offer money back warranty, see returns policies
  • Free delivery is only for UK Mainland, See our shop policies for payment, shipping and returns details

Benefits of Himalayan Salt Licks

Himalayan salt lick, also known as Himalayan compressed salt lick or Himalayan rock salt lick, is a popular mineral supplement for animals, particularly livestock and horses. Here are some potential benefits of using Himalayan compressed lick:

  1. Mineral supplementation: Himalayan compressed lick provides essential minerals and trace elements that are often lacking in the regular diet of animals. It is rich in minerals such as sodium, calcium, magnesium, and potassium, which are important for maintaining overall health and proper bodily functions.

  2. Improved digestion: The minerals present in Himalayan compressed lick can aid in digestion. Sodium, for example, is necessary for the production of hydrochloric acid in the stomach, which helps break down food and aids in nutrient absorption.

  3. Electrolyte balance: Animals require a balanced electrolyte level for proper hydration and muscle function. Himalayan salt lick provides minerals like sodium and potassium that help maintain electrolyte balance in the body, especially during hot weather or periods of increased physical activity.

  4. Promotes water intake: The presence of Himalayan compressed lick can encourage animals to drink more water. Since salt is essential for maintaining body fluid balance, animals may be naturally inclined to consume more water when they have access to a salt lick, which helps prevent dehydration.

  5. Dental health: The hardness of the compressed lick can help animals maintain good dental health. Chewing on the solid salt lick can help remove plaque and tartar build-up on their teeth and keep their gums healthy.

  6. Cost-effective: Himalayan compressed lick is generally long-lasting, as animals consume it gradually over time. This makes it a cost-effective option for providing essential minerals to livestock and horses.

It’s important to note that while Himalayan compressed lick can provide various benefits, it should be offered as a supplement to a well-balanced diet and access to fresh water. It’s always advisable to consult with a veterinarian or animal nutritionist to determine the appropriate usage and quantity based on the specific needs of your animals.

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How to Feed Himalayan Salt Lick

Our horse salt lick comes with a rope that makes it very easy to hang in your horses stable or in the field, make sure they are at a height that your horse can easily access and enjoy them. Salt lick will make your horse thirsty, so make sure they have plenty of water available!

History Of Himalayan Salt Licks

The history of Himalayan salt can be traced back millions of years. The salt is believed to have originated from ancient bodies of water that existed in the region during the Precambrian era. Over time, these bodies of water evaporated, leaving behind large deposits of salt deep within the earth’s crust. The immense pressure and geological forces in the region caused these salt deposits to form into solid salt crystals.

The use of Himalayan salt dates back thousands of years. The ancient inhabitants of the region, including the people of the Indus Valley Civilization, used salt from the Himalayas for various purposes, such as food preservation and seasoning. Salt was a valuable commodity, and the trade routes in the Himalayan region facilitated the exchange of this precious mineral with neighbouring civilizations.

In more recent history, the mining and extraction of Himalayan salt began in the 19th century. Local communities near the salt mines in the Khewra Salt Mine in Pakistan, one of the largest and oldest salt mines in the region, were involved in the extraction process. Miners would carve out large salt rocks from the mines and transport them for further processing.

Himalayan salt gained popularity in the Western world in the late 20th century, primarily due to its unique pink colour and the claims surrounding its health benefits. It is believed to contain a variety of minerals and trace elements, including calcium, magnesium, potassium, and iron, which are said to be beneficial for health.

Today, Himalayan salt is widely available in the form of culinary salt, bath salts, salt lamps, and other wellness products. It is often marketed as a healthier alternative to table salt due to its natural origin and mineral content. 

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Weight 6 kg
Dimensions 20 × 20 × 24 cm
Colour

Rose Pink

Material

Natural Rock Salt Sourced From Himalaya

Content

Salt block with rope wrapped in a air tight bag.

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