Studies show: Alpine salt is better than sea salt

Austrian salt is free of plastic particles, as the sea salt test by the magazine “Konsument” has shown.

>> EBENSEE << Eleven sea salts and fleur de sel were examined, and the Austrian evaporated salt “Bad Ischler Kristallsalz” was also tested as a blind sample. Not surprisingly, the researchers found microplastics in the form of tiny plastic granules or particles of plastic film in half of the sea salts.

Microplastics in sea salt

The reason for this is the increasing pollution of the oceans worldwide, which is reflected in many products from the sea. The salt from the Austrian mountains has a clear advantage due to the way it was formed: it comes from a sea that covered areas of what is now the Salzkammergut 250 million years ago. Since the salt deposits are stored deep in the mountains until they are extracted, they are protected from environmental pollution or even plastic.

"Tests like this are one more reason to buy high-quality salt from Austria. Simply because it offers the greatest safety," says Peter Untersperger, CEO of Salinen Austria AG. "The competition on the salt market, and especially for sea salt, is very strong. As you can see, there are subtle differences. As the only salt producer in Austria, the saltworks represents the highest quality philosophy."

This is also why we at Green Healthcare only use Alpine salt from Austria for our products such as the VIS ALPIN cold spray or our VIS ALPIN throat lozenges .

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