Our Exclusive Medical Salt Cave & Halogenerators In Chicagoland

saltcaveWe are proud to offer specialized Halogenerators in our medical salt cave, which is also an adventure trip and is different than most other salt caves in a sense that we use pharmaceutical- grade salt in our halogenerators and the treatments are supervised by an In-House physician. Halogenerators are typically used in SMALL sized treatment salt caves because they work much better in a confined environment for maximum particle effects. Large Salt caves typically don’t have halogenerators because of high cost factor and are used mostly for adventure purpose than treatment. Halogenerators are an extremely crucial part of TRUE Halotherapy. Halogenerators are used to simulate the salted atmosphere of salt mines. These highly developed machines crush Pharmaceutical-Grade-Salt into dry micrometre sized particles, ionize the particles, and release them into the air. Salt particles of sizes 0.1-2.5 micrometres are able to escape the natural defences of the upper airways and travel deep into the lung to the level of the alveoli. Typically used in a small room with floors and walls lined with rocksalt. Salt lamps are another method of ionizing rocksalt. A large crystal of natural salt is hollowed out and heated with a tealight or lightbulb. The crystals give off an attractive glow in various colours of pink, orange, red or purple according to the minerals present.

Special Offers

  • Buy 2 treatments ——– 10% off ( on the original price)
  • Buy 3 treatments ——- 20%off ( on the original price)
  • Buy 4 treatments ——- 30% off ( on the original price)
  • Buy 5 or more treatments ——- 50% on the treatment

Salt Cave / Care Sessions

  • 1 session 45 min: $65

Salt mines and caves Information

These natural deposits of mineral halite are derived from evaporated ancient lakes and seas. The unrefined rock salt, primarily sodium chloride, also includes varying concentrations of other mineral salts such as calcium and magnesium, manganese and sulfates which have additional therapeutic properties, depending on the source.

The special characteristics of the micro-climate of a salt mine include stable air temperature, humidity and lack of airborn pollutants such as pollens, and is unique to each mine. At depth the air pressure is also significantly higher than above ground which has been found to benefit sufferers of respiratory diseases in studies conducted at the Dead Sea which is below sea level.

There are records of improvements in the breathing of miners in Roman and medieval times. Dr. Feliks Bockowski- a physician at the Polish salt mine at Wieliczka – wrote in 1843 that the miners there did not suffer from lung diseases and his successor set up a spa based upon these observations. Modern use of this therapy started in Germany when Dr. Karl Hermann Spannagel noticed improvement in the health of his patients after they hid in the Kluterthohle Karst cave to escape heavy bombing. It is now practiced worldwide.

The salt therapy was found to have beneficial effects in the treatment of:

  • Asthma
  • Long acute diseases of the upper airways
  • Chronic diseases of the airways
  • Chronic pharyngitis
  • Chronic tonsillitis or inflammation of the tonsils
  • Chronic maxillary sinusitis
  • Chronic inflammation of the pharyngeal tonsil
  • Bronchitis which has persisted longer than two weeks
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Relapsing bronchitis and pneumonia
  • Chronic and acute otitis
  • Frequent viral infections
  • Polinosis or hay rhinitis
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Psoriasis
  • Putrid dermal infection
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Ear Infections
  • Smoking Cough
  • Reduce snoring and activates better sleep by clearing the airway passages in oropharyngeal region

We also build Medical Salt Caves.