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How does sea salt work

By Anonymous August 30, 2012 - 2:59pm
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I heard that sea salt can cure an infection also prevent infections in open wounds. Is this true?

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Hello Anonymous,

Saline, which is a water and salt solution, is frequently used in hospitals for intravenous infusion, to irrigate wounds,
for nasal irrigation, rinsing contact lenses and to clean new body piercing.

The ancient Egyptians used salt for medicinal purposes.

Today, salt soaks are recommended to prevent infection in new piercings, such as earlobes. Most piercers prefer non-iodized sea salt. Some people have found that normal table salt can be an effective substitute.

Heated saltwater is a natural astringent and can be helpful in drawing out infection and pus.

So, yes, it is true.


August 30, 2012 - 4:22pm
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