Contraindications (World Salt Association)

Halotherapy is recognized as a safe and effective wellness practice for preventive and restorative health care. It is not a medical treatment and does not offer a cure!

  • Halotherapy should be avoided during the acute phase of any illness, including the list below. Contact your doctor before use if you are unsure if Halotherapy would be safe for you.

infections accompanied by fever

acute active tuberculosis

cardiac insufficiency

COPD in the third stage


spitting of blood

contagious ailments

have use of an oxygen tank to aid breathing

alcohol or drug intoxication

unstable or uncontrolled hypertension

acute stages of respiratory diseases.

We understand more studies are needed to understand if there are any further contraindications, but we can confidently say that thousands of individuals have experienced salt therapy throughout the decades, and none have suggested the contraindications were present. We also encourage individuals to consult their local physician before beginning any regiment of dry salt therapy. Pregnant women should consult with their doctor before using Halotherapy. Anyone with serious health concerns needs to seek proper medical advice and care.