Salt has been referred to as the little power element by multiple authors. Used for a variety of things is a powerful antibacterial substance. Used for thousands of years, Hippocrates widely considered father of modern medicine, was first to learn about antibacterial nature of salt. Sodium Chloride as its better known reduces water availability inhibiting bacteria growth thus is used as microbial inhibitor.
Its also known to kill oral bacteria which causes gum disease & tough decay on contact.
Salt is the best antihistamine known to man!!
Histamine release, causes itchy, burning eyes, skin, rashes and hives, Sneezy & high mucus nose and Stomach related problems of cramps and diarrhea etc.
All our cells need salt and water to remain healthy. We are all aware of the nasal sprays which are pure salt and water used for congestion and running nose.
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention as well as Journal of the American Medical Association have both highlighted need for more salt in prevention of heart attack and cardiovascular disease need we say more.