The English word “salary” derives from the Latin word “salarium” because in ancient times Roman soldiers paid with salt, which is reflected today. The harsh salt tax against which French farmers rebelled was one of the causes of the fall of the French monarchy. Due to the increase in salt prices in Moscow in the 17th century there were “Salt riots”. Bread and salt symbolize prosperity and wealth and protection from spells and evil forces. There is a popular saying, “The king does not give up bread and salt.” People known for their hospitality are often called “people of salt and bread.” Warm and slightly salty water (which still contains a small amount of protein and vitamins) is the fruit water in which we have all been in our mother’s womb for 9 months. In some cultures, salt is estimated by the weight of gold. Desert dwellers know that the use of salt is a guarantee of survival in the desert. Products without salt under high load and heat can cause mortality (because salt is expelled with heat). Heat stroke is a disorder of salt and water metabolism. An organism with cramps, shortness of breath and general weakness signals a lack of salt. Long runners know this condition because they sweat and lose a lot of salt by running. Doctors in hospitals give patients infusions with 0.9% salt solution because 9 grams of salt goes to 1 liter of water. Today, there are types of salts with reduced sodium chloride content due to mixing with potassium and magnesium salts. It is a good option for heart patients.
1.Kitchen salt is cleaned of impurities and brought to an ideal white color. Such a salt is suitable for use because it does not contain other minerals than sodium and chlorine. To avoid “clumping” of salt, chemicals are added to the table salt.
2.Rock salt is a crushed layer of old dried sea. Rock sea salt contains sodium chloride, and a small amount of calcium, magnesium, potassium and other elements.
3.Iodized salt is a good way to get iodine that the body lacks.
4.Himalayan salt is pink due to iron salt. It contains 30 macro and micro elements useful for the organism according to the research results.
5.Black Himalayan salt — is volcanic rock salt. It has a reddish-brown color. The taste is reminiscent of eggs. It contains impurities of iron sulfide, magnesium and hydrogen sulfide. This salt contains practically no sodium. It is recommended for people with high blood pressure.
6.Hawaiian salt is red due to its content of clay and iron.
In ancient times, black salt had a ritual meaning for Christians. It was produced only on Thursdays in “Passion Week”. 7. Black salt.The Russian city of Kostroma is the home of the recipe for this salt. In Russia, it is accepted that salt is burned and baked with rye flour, which saturates the product with small parts of coal, magnesium, potassium and calcium. The main goal of this salt is protection from evil forces and medicine (active angle as a sorbent).
8. Georgian salt is obtained by mixing coarse salt with spices. Every recipe in the Caucasus can be found with a recipe in which salt with herbs and spices appears.