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Why Use Celtic Sea Salt?

Updated on January 7, 2018
It's not just any sea salt!
It's not just any sea salt! | Source

Why Use Celtic Sea Salt When There Are Other Salts Available?

Before jumping into the topic of Celtic sea salt, do you know what a paludier is?

Do you think it is

1) a salt grinder used in restaurants,

2) an Old English musician's technique,

3) an antique porcelain salt shaker, or

4) a salt storage facility?

In case you haven't guessed, it's none of the above, actually. Interestingly, a paludier is a salt farmer. Specifically, paludiers farm what is called Celtic sea salt.

Now that we have that little tidbit on this particular kind of salt out of the way we can look at what Celtic salt is.

Are You Aware of Why Using Celtic Sea Salt is Becoming so Popular?

Before my friend gave me a bag of Vital Mineral Blend Celtic Sea Salt I was not particularly fond of salting my foods. I simply had no idea what good salt was and the taste of regular table salt, or refined salt was not very appealing to me.

What is commonly called sea salt didn't float my boat very well either. I just figured that my body didn't need much salt compared to other people's. However, all that changed a few months ago.

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A Different Salt

This gift of salt was only a bit of a surprise, because she is known for coming up with especially unique gifts. Little things that make a delightful difference in one’s home, or thinking, or meals is her specialty.

Knowing this about her kept me from thinking, “How nice, a bag of salt,” when she gave it to me. I knew better--this was going to be interesting at the very least!

I looked forward to giving her Celtic salt a try just because she thought it was special, but a problem immediately developed when I tried it. I learned what good salt was and I couldn’t get enough of it.

It was so good that I don’t even remember what food I put it on that first time. Because I had always encouraged him to back up on his salt consumption my husband looked at me with very narrow eyes when I began using this salting my foods with this product.

Oh me, oh my oh, it’s very good stuff! Good as in unbelievably-melt-in-your-mouth yummy. I could eat it by itself. It was one of those where-have-you-been-all-my-life experiences that first week. I remembered my friend mentioning that it was healthy so I began doing some research--just like she knew I would.

As I used this new-to-me Celtic salt and checked out the details of the product I learned that it is quite a bit different from any of the other salts available. I won’t even mention refined salts, but Celtic salt beats all the other offerings to pieces.

Healthy Salt or Not?  It's a Choice!
Healthy Salt or Not? It's a Choice! | Source

Here are some Important Facts about Why Celtic Sea Salt is Better to use than Table Salt:

• It truly enhances the taste of food and leaves no odd aftertaste.

• It is processed by sun and wind to preserve nutrients and minerals, including iodine and magnesium.

• It makes food taste astoundingly better and does not cover up the taste.

• It is not bleached nor does it have aluminum additives, or other bothersome issues.

• It tastes fabulous in or on foods that need a little salting.

• It has useable forms of iodine that aid in fat metabolization.

• It is absolutely delicious in small amounts.

• It is chock full of trace minerals.

• It improves the taste of all foods that are normally salted.

• It is a live, unrefined salt that promotes good health rather than deteriorates it.

• It’s taste is far superior to all other salts, especially what is commonly called table salt.

Celtic Salt and Body PH

Blood Pressure and Celtic Sea Salt

My friend's gift turned me into an official salt eater so I was really glad to read this last important fact:

• Reports say that sodium is not a worry with Celtic salt and that it can be used liberally by virtually everyone.

So then, did I mention the taste of Celtic salt yet? :)

It was amazing to read reports that, among other great benefits, Celtic salt can help reduce fluid retention, helps acidity problems (balances PH in our bodies), helps level out blood sugar, and can help reduce high blood pressure.

PLEASE NOTE: With a few clicks you can do some research of your own to answer any questions you may have. Do not simply accept reports without verifying them and always see your doctor about the specific health concerns that you have.

The wonderful thing about the technology available to us today is that valid research is a fairly easy job. You can print out the information then take it to a doctor or nutritionist or therapist and ask them to read and discuss it with you.

Two important points on that note though:

a) don’t hand your doctor a big stack and ask him or her to go over it in one appointment--it won’t happen, but you should reasonably expect to have your doctor take a quick look at concise information once in a while, perhaps a paragraph or two on one page with documentation of the source.

b) some doctors are irritated when patients do this so be prepared to stand up for yourself if yours turns into a bully, and consider hiring a different doctor.

My advice? If you haven’t tried Celtic Sea Salt, don’t wait. If you have taste buds you’ll love it, and your family will love you for introducing them to it. It's a really good thing, and consequently, it's a good thing that it's good for us!

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Fantastic Health Drink Uses Celtic Sea Salt!

Learning About Salt:

Knowing your salt opens up new possibilities for taste and health. The following links can help make you the neighborhood salt expert:

• Rock salt facts.

• A Guide To Salt Varieties

• Lake salt formation.

• Epsom salts experiment.

• Salt varieties and uses.

• More about a Paludier.

Celtic Salt Overview

Just Something Extra, Something Special...Something Irish

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Smoked turkey soup requires good salt.

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Cow milk free can benefit your health.

• Remember to salt your almonds with Celtic sea salt!

Welcome to this Dialogue on Using Celtic Sea Salt:

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  • RTalloni profile imageAUTHOR


    8 months ago from the short journey

    Glad to make the introduction! :) Thanks for checking this out.

  • Peggy W profile image

    Peggy Woods 

    8 months ago from Houston, Texas

    We have sea salt in our pantry but prior to reading this I had never heard of Celtic sea salt. Will have to look for some and try the difference. Thanks for writing this!

  • RTalloni profile imageAUTHOR


    4 years ago from the short journey

    Anna Haven:

    Thanks for checking this hub out. Hope you get to try this salt soon. I continue to find the taste difference remarkable. Just recently was given something called sea salt and thought that it wouldn't be too bad, but I can't say I like it… My Celtic Sea Salt is better.

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    Anna Haven 

    4 years ago from Scotland

    I use sea salt but I have never heard of Celtic Sea Salt. After reading this hub I will need to investigate. Thank you for the useful information. Anna

  • RTalloni profile imageAUTHOR


    6 years ago from the short journey


    Hope you enjoy Celtic salt when you try it. I've come to enjoy it too much!

    Thanks kindly for stopping in with your comment.

  • LivingFood profile image


    6 years ago

    I have come to like a certain brand of unrefined sea salt, but now I am curious to try the Celtic salt. Thank you for this info.

  • RTalloni profile imageAUTHOR


    7 years ago from the short journey

    If you are hooked when you try it, write a hub and let me know so I can link it to this one! :)

  • iZeko profile image


    7 years ago

    I've never heard about Celtic sea salt. I'll give it a try. Thanks for sharing!

  • RTalloni profile imageAUTHOR


    7 years ago from the short journey

    Celtic Sea Salt is different than my typical sea salt, and the taste is stunningly different than any other salt I have ever tried before. Hope you enjoy it.

    Thanks for coming by!

  • Ingenira profile image


    7 years ago

    Good information. I love to use sea salt in my food too for the richer minerals. I have never tried to eat it by itself. After reading this article, I think I will try that out. Thanks!

  • RTalloni profile imageAUTHOR


    7 years ago from the short journey

    Not only do other salts not do us good, they actually do some harm.

    Thanks very much for stopping by with your input!

  • TheListLady profile image


    7 years ago from New York City

    Love a good sea salt. It's the only kind I use. Too bad we have started using that horrible supermarket grade stuff which does us no good. Thanks for a healthy hub.

  • RTalloni profile imageAUTHOR


    7 years ago from the short journey

    So glad you found this helpful. Do some research and maybe talk with a nutritionist who has studied the latest reports on it. Maybe you could then give the info to your doc and ask him to study it and let you know what he thinks. I would love to know his opinion so if you write a hub about it let me know and I will link it to this one.

    Thanks much for stopping by and letting me hear from you.

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    Anita Adams 

    7 years ago from Tennessee

    You are right I am very interested in this information on Celtic Sea Salt.I know I will be adding this to my pantry.I have sea salt but I don't know if it is the same as Celtic Sea Salt.I voted this hub up and gave an awesome.

  • RTalloni profile imageAUTHOR


    7 years ago from the short journey

    Appreciate that you stopped in and left a comment!

  • daffodil2010 profile image


    7 years ago

    nice hub! thanks for sharing!

  • RTalloni profile imageAUTHOR


    7 years ago from the short journey

    So glad to have your input, Chatkath. I was looking at the Grinder and wondering whether to try it out.

    Thanks much for stopping by and leaving your comment.

  • Chatkath profile image


    7 years ago from California

    My Mother introduced me to the Celtic Sea Salt too, one Xmas she gave me the Grinder and I absolutely love it and the way it makes food taste! So many people are unaware of what it is, or what the difference is - I am so glad that you did this hub so that now more folks will try! Good Job RTalloni!

  • RTalloni profile imageAUTHOR


    7 years ago from the short journey

    Bravo to you for listening to your Mom! She raised a smart son!

    Thanks much for coming by and for your input on this topic.

  • rpalulis profile image


    7 years ago from NY

    My Mother introduced to me Celtic sea salt, this stuff truly is amazing!

  • RTalloni profile imageAUTHOR


    7 years ago from the short journey

    If you love salt now, wait 'till you try this! Hope to hear a report after you've given it a trial. :)

    Thanks much for coming by and for commenting.

  • Tamarajo profile image


    7 years ago

    gonna try it. I love my salt and if there is healthier version of it...great! thanks for the info.

  • RTalloni profile imageAUTHOR


    7 years ago from the short journey

    You are welcome. Thank you for stopping by.

    Your husband might be more satisfied and therefore use less salt once he makes the switch.

    Appreciate your joining the dialogue!

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    Christina Lornemark 

    7 years ago from Sweden

    Thanks for this new information about Celtic salt. I have never heard of it before. We use sea salt now and I will try this. It sound like it could be better even for my husband who uses salt on almost everything!


  • RTalloni profile imageAUTHOR


    7 years ago from the short journey

    Sunnie, Thanks bunches for stopping in and for commenting. I have tapered off some, now that I've gotten over the initial surprise of how good it tastes. Appreciate hearing from you as you have used it for some time. The reading I am doing on Celtic salt continues to be interesting.

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    Sunnie Day 

    7 years ago

    Thank you for a great hub. I do not usually use salt but if I do it is celtic sea salt. Very good information.


  • RTalloni profile imageAUTHOR


    7 years ago from the short journey

    Thanks bunches for coming by and commenting. Do let us know how you like the Celtic salt.

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    Tony Mead 

    7 years ago from Yorkshire

    very interesting hub, I will try it out.

    cheers Tony

  • RTalloni profile imageAUTHOR


    7 years ago from the short journey

    Genna East:

    I've used it too, and this experience reminds me that I need to continue educating myself on all topics--I had never done any salt research!

    Thanks very much for stopping in and leaving your comment.

  • RTalloni profile imageAUTHOR


    7 years ago from the short journey

    The Dirt Farmer:

    I hope you can find it locally for that would let you try it fast, but online products usually get to our door very quickly.

    Now, how can we work paludier into a conversation? :-)

    Thanks much for stopping by!

  • RTalloni profile imageAUTHOR


    7 years ago from the short journey

    Cameron Dean: Thanks very much for sharing your input. I haven't done any price comparisons but will soon because it is now a must have at our house. Appreciate your stopping by!

  • Genna East profile image

    Genna East 

    7 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

    I have used sea salt for many years, but never celtic sea salt. Thanks for the helpful info.

  • The Dirt Farmer profile image

    Jill Spencer 

    7 years ago from United States

    You've intrigued me, but I haven't found Celtic Sea Salt locally yet. May have to get it online. Also, thanks for introducting me to a new word!

  • Cameron Dean profile image

    Cameron Dean 

    7 years ago from New York

    I did the research, you are absolutely on point. I’m impressed, certainly belongs in the pantry of a good cook. I’m checking out Whole Foods if they don’t carry it, I’ll buy it through Amazon.

  • RTalloni profile imageAUTHOR


    7 years ago from the short journey

    Thanks so much for your input. I'm continuing to research the reported health benefits and am amazed by how many ways it is beneficial to our health. Appreciate that you came by!

  • susanmarion profile image


    7 years ago from Bunnell

    I have been using Celtic Sea Salt for years and I love it! Glad you wrote this. Didn't occur to me to do so.

  • RTalloni profile imageAUTHOR


    7 years ago from the short journey

    Thank you for stopping in. Always nice to hear from you. Appreciate your comments.

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    Susan Kaul 

    7 years ago from Michiagn, USA

    Thank you. I surely did not know what a Paludier is. Interesting.


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