Oryx Desert Salt Logo
R0.00
Oryx Desert Salt Logo
R0.00

Category: HEALTH & WELLNESS

DRINK LESS WATER, ADD MORE SALT

25/10/2023
Nina Geraghty
Summer’s around the corner and with that, comes the need for some extra hydration. So, why are we writing about water and salt? Because we can’t talk about hydration without talking about salt. Water and salt go together.  They’re attracted chemically to each other and interact when it comes to maintaining the fine balance of fluid and sodium in the body.
READ MORE

GROWING A BABY NEEDS SALT

20/09/2023
Nina Geraghty
The expectant mother, like every human being, needs salt as a biological necessity and this becomes even greater during her pregnancy.  Floating in a warm sea of nourishing fluids, her unborn baby shares this need and receives it in the only way it can, through the mother’s circulating bloodstream.
READ MORE

TABLE SALT VS NATURAL SALT

23/08/2023
Nina Geraghty
Is there a difference? You’d be forgiven for assuming that table salt contains just salt. However, if you check the ingredients, you might be surprised to find additives you don’t even recognise as food ingredients. The truth is, table salt is a heavily refined and processed product.  Here’s a quick run-down of what that looks like.
READ MORE

SWEET SLEEP WITH SALT

03/08/2023
Nina Geraghty
We know sodium plays a significant role in cognitive health, and hormonal health (go here and here for more) but did you know sodium also plays a part in how well you sleep? We’ve got a great hack that can help you drift off into dreamland…but first, let’s have a quick look at some of the ways our sleep can get disturbed in the first place.
READ MORE

BLACK PEPPER: SUPPORTING SMALL SCALE FARMERS IN MADAGASCAR

31/05/2023
Nina Geraghty
Fragrantly pungent, strong, spicy and warming, black pepper (Piper nigrum) has been cultivated at least since 2000 BC in India and is in fact, indigenous only to Kerala, a province in southwest India.
READ MORE

WOMEN’S MENSTRUAL CYCLES: the role of salt

14/04/2023
Nina Geraghty
The way we experience the days leading up to and during our period, depends so much on our overall health, our circumstances, our cultural norms.
READ MORE

SALT & HORMONAL HEALTH: the adventure into menopause

16/03/2023
Nina Geraghty
Menopause simply means to stop menstruating; yet the word is freighted with a far greater burden than it needs to carry. Western women in particular, often have a special dread for this phase of their life.
READ MORE

RETHINKING SALT: Four ways salt can change your mind

23/02/2023
Nina Geraghty
Are you energised and happily productive?  Or are you struggling with brain fog, memory lapses and lack of focus? If so, here’s a dietary tip that could help.
READ MORE

Calling our Athletes! Do you know why you need salt?

12/10/2022
Nina Geraghty
Athletes need salt to stay properly hydrated because salt, or sodium, plays a crucial role in maintaining the body's fluid balance. When we sweat, we lose both water and sodium, which can lead to dehydration if not replenished.
READ MORE

Salt: A Small Pinch With A Big Impact On Health

16/05/2022
Samantha Skyring
Salt is good for you. You need it – in fact, it’s essential; it’s the one food you must consume for without it, you would die.  And… it’s possible you may not be consuming enough of it.
READ MORE

What Future Are You Buying?

28/02/2022
Samantha Skyring
Sometimes on auto-pilot (scoffing crisps watching Netflix 😊), sometimes with care and consideration (what to cook for a dinner party), sometimes with far-reaching impacts for the future (shall we get married?)
READ MORE

Health Benefits Of Salt

10/09/2021
Samantha Skyring
It’s not surprising we’re so confused about salt. On one hand we’re told that too much salt is bad for our health, it leads to water retention, hypertension and increases our risk for premature death. On the other hand, we’re told that salt is vital to good health and without it we would die [...]
READ MORE

Water & Salt: Essentials For Life

21/05/2021
Samantha Skyring
This month we’re celebrating World Water day – the vital precious substance that is essential for life.  But did you know that salt is equally essential to life as is water?  In fact, water and salt work synergistically together to create a state of balanced health in your body.  Water delivers nutrients to the cells […]
READ MORE

The Lowdown On Low-Carb & Salt

10/08/2020
Samantha Skyring
Following a low carb or keto diet? Then this is a must-read for you! Chances are that if you’ve been following a low-carbohydrate (that’s between 100-150g of carbs a day) or ketogenic diet (50g of carbs or less) you haven’t given a [...]
READ MORE

We’ve Got Chemistry!

18/10/2016
Samantha Skyring
THE TRUTH ABOUT YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH SALT In relationships of all kinds – romantic and otherwise – when things aren’t working out, we say the chemistry’s wrong. And when the chemistry’s off, when there’s too much of this [...]
READ MORE

Bath Salts

18/07/2016
Samantha Skyring
It’s the season for inwardness, the time when in nature, nothing seems to be going on and everything seems dead and lifeless. But under the surface, there’s so much happening! There’s vigorous creativity and growth going on beneath the soil, in seeds, bulbs and in the trunks and branches of trees.
READ MORE

Recent Posts

A RECIPE FOR LOVE AND HAPPINESS

09/02/2024

DRINK LESS WATER, ADD MORE SALT

25/10/2023

GROWING A BABY NEEDS SALT

20/09/2023

TABLE SALT VS NATURAL SALT

23/08/2023
1 2 3 25

Newsletter Subscription

Sign up to our newsletter to stay up to date with our products, latest news and promotions.

Newsletter Subscriptions
NATURAL • ESSENTIAL • TIMELESS
magnifiercrossmenuchevron-down