- There are reported to be over 80 trace minerals in this salt, all of which are minerals found naturally in this seawater.
- Alaea Hawaiian Sea Salt is widely used in Hawaii as a key seasoning for many native dishes, including the kalua pig, poke, and Hawaiian jerky. It's also used commonly for preserving.
- Hawaiian volcanic clay called "alae" is added to this salt to enhance the salt with iron oxide, which gives the salt its extraordinary red color
Mixing traditional Alaea Hawaiian Red Sea Salt's unique flavor is ideal for seasoning a variety of foods.
Hawaiian Salt is harvested from the sea surrounding the island of Molokai.
As a small and isolated island, the ocean waters of Molokai remain pristine and unpolluted. These salts are harvested using the highest standards through a slow and careful process of solar evaporation, allowing the salt crystals to form with the much-desired trace minerals intact. Alaea Hawaiian Sea Salt is widely used in Hawaii as a key seasoning for many native dishes, including the kalua pig, poke, and Hawaiian jerky. It's also used commonly for preserving. The growing popularity of the Alaea Hawaiian Salt has boosted the economy of the island of Molokai in recent years, and we're pleased to offer this amazing salt.
Recent research suggests that natural, unrefined salt, like our Alaea Hawaiian Salt, could be better than anything else, including calcium, for supporting healthy bones. Bones are made of at least a dozen minerals, and we need all of them in perfect proportions to have healthy bones and healthy bodies.
Some possible health benefits and traditional uses of Alaea Hawaiian Salt may include:
May support healthy bone density levels
May support a healthy, positive outlook
Regulating the water content throughout your body
Helping carry nutrients to your cells
Supporting healthy stamina levels
May support healthy pH balance in your cells, particularly your brain cells
May support vascular health
May support healthy blood sugar levels
May support healthy sleep patterns
Allowing fluids to pass in & out of your cells
Assisting in the generation of hydroelectric energy in cells in your body
Supporting healthy digestion and absorption
Supporting respiratory health
Various metabolic reactions in your body
May prevention of muscle cramps
May support sinus health
Helping nerve cells in your brain and body to transfer information
In conjunction with water, it is actually essential for the support of healthy blood pressure levels
Micronutrients of Alaea Hawaiian Salt include:
Nutrients: Chloride, Sodium, Potassium, Sulfur, Calcium, Magnesium, Iodine
This product is 100% natural and minimally processed:
Taste, smell, texture, and color may vary from batch to batch.
Suggested Use: Add a dash to any recipe, tea, or smoothie. It also works great when added to a bath.
Miscellaneous facts about our Alaea Hawaiian Salt
Ingredients: Natural Pacific Hawaiian Sea Salt, Premium Hawaiian Alaea clay.
Grain Size: Fine (0.5-1mm)
Origin: Harvested in Hawaii. Packaged with care in Florida, USA.
How to Maintain Optimum Freshness
ZNaturalFoods.com offers our Alaea Hawaiian Salt packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness.
Once opened, push the air out of the pouch before resealing it to preserve maximum potency. Keep your Alaea Hawaiian Salt in a cool, dark, dry place.
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