How to make a homemade salt lamp
It is beneficial for health to place a lamp of salt in places such as offices, where we find computers and televisions, in smoking rooms, in rooms or spaces where there is a lot of tension whether it is work or family, and in any space where it is intended to improve the quality of the environment.
At the same time, there is no doubt, either unconsciously or consciously, it will make the people who normally are in that space stop to enjoy their cheerful color and relaxing light.
Some scientific studies show that in order to live in a beneficial environment, an amount of ions that can abound between 1,000 and 1,500 per cubic centimeter is necessary. Reality is not always like this.
The truth is that normally closed spaces such as offices or other work spaces where we find people who use computers and computers, usually find concentrations that barely reach 200 ions per cubic centimeter.
In case you do not have time to make your own homemade lamp as we have said before we can easily find it in herbalists or decoration stores. Although it is true that in addition to the lack of time also surely think that this lamp could be manufactured from far away.
The truth is a salt lamp consists of a lamp that is made by hand drilling a stone or block of salt. Himalayan salt is usually used (because of its characteristic pink color). In this block, an incandescent lamp is introduced so that due to the optical particularity that the mineral possesses, it is capable of being illuminated in its entirety.
However, this lamp has a completely handmade, since we only need the necessary materials and much desire to carry it out. In NatureVia we'll show you how ... Hands on ...
How to make your own salt lamp
It is much simpler than we think, giving a positive and decorative lighting to your home can be at your fingertips. We will remember the main materials we need:
- A block of salt from the Himalayas (2-5 kilos).
- Wood base with thickness and adequate size to be a good base for the salt block.
- Elements of electricity: wiring, lampholders and light bulb.
It's time to start with the steps to make it. First, use a hammer and a steel bar with a sharp end since we will have to smooth one side of the block. In addition we will need a sandpaper. In that part in particular halfway through the block we will make an opening to place the bulb.
Secondly, in order for the light bulb to pass through the light better, it is necessary to wash it at the end of the block.
We will make a circle cut at the base of the wood so that the lamp holder finds its place, you can use glue to make it secure. This base can have a thickness of one, two, three centimeters what each person thinks is convenient.
Finally we will make a hole for the cable does not wobble the base. Wait until it dries to place the bulb and place the block of salt on it.
Probably over salt you can use it with her to cook or even to take a bath with him. This article is published for informational purposes only. It can not and should not replace the consultation with a Physician. We advise you to consult your Trusted Doctor.