According to Ayurveda, it is a superior salt. It is the purest form of salt unprocessed and raw, devoid of any contaminants. It contains 84 out of 92 trace elements required by the body including potassium, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, copper and so on It facilitates the cellular absorption of minerals and plays an important role in replenishing the body‘s electrolytes and maintaining the ph balance. According to Ayurveda, sendha namak is cooling rather than heating and is far more balancing for pitta in comparison to other forms of salt. Its mildness and diverse mineral content helps to minimize the potential hazards of excess salt.