What is black salt used for?
It is used for salting and spicing lots of dish, especially in South-Asian kitchen and is irreplaceable in preparing vegetarian tofu omelet, vegetarian “egg salad”, and snacks. It smells of sulfur, similar to hard-boiled eggs.
What are its benefits?
In Ayurveda it is also used as laxative and helps in digestion. It calms intensive gases. The plant seeds of harad are considered to be aphrodisiac and help with inflammation. The reason for it could be attributable to the sulfur compounds in harad which become a part of the black salt during the process of production. Kala namak is mostly used in the South Asian kitchen.
The cure for bloating and heartburn, helps in digestion, improves the eyesight, lowers high blood pressure and, in general, regulates the blood pressure.
Sodium chloride (NaCl), Sodium sulfate (Na2SO4), Iron sulfide (FeSO4), Hydrogen sulfide(H2S) in traces.