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minerals found in himalayan pink salt

List of the minerals found in Himalayan Pink Salt | Fresh lab reports

Himalayan pink salt – as exotic as it sounds – has an impressive number of minerals in it. We analyzed recent studies by renowned journals and found the list of all minerals found in Himalayan pink salt along with their minimum and maximum concentrations. 

To perform this study, the Himalayan pink salt of various brands was studied to get as many diverse answers as possible.

How Many Minerals Are There In Himalayan Pink Salt?

There are 84 minerals that are found in Himalayan Pink Salt. However, the study was conducted to detect the amount of only 25 nutritive and non-nutritive minerals via mass spectrometry.

Nutritive Minerals

Nutritive Minerals

Min. Concentration (mg/kg)

Max. Concentration (mg/kg)

Sodium

374,856.6

459,115.58

Potassium

1433.82

4,528.89

Calcium

530.62

5736.73

Chromium

0.82

0.01

Copper

0.01

0.41

Iron

2.62

167.52

Magnesium

146.78

11,937.98

Manganese

0.33

3.8

Molybdenum

0.00

0.15

Phosphorous

0.00

28.9

Selenium

0.00

0.19

Zinc

0.00

0.86

Non-nutritive Minerals

Non-nutritive Minerals

Min. Concentration (mg/kg)

Max. Concentration (mg/kg)

Aluminum

4.24

192.65

Arsenic

0.00

0.00

Barium

0.07

1.35

Boron

0.00

3.04

Cadmium

0.00

0.02

Cobalt

0.01

0.11

Lead

0.03

2.59

Mercury

0.00

0.02

Nickel

0.01

0.48

Silicon

16.06

372.10

Silver

0.00

0.00

Sulfur

1703.97

33,754.34

Vanadium

0.00

0.12

In a Nut Shell

Himalayan pink salt is full of nutritive and non-nutritive minerals. However, the amount may vary from brand to brand due to different purification techniques. 

Note that these minerals are usually beneficial to the human body except corrosives such as mercury which should be not be present more than a fraction of a milligram in 1 kg.

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