According to various sources, Himalayan salt crystal lamps can benefit you in the following ways:   Heat from the bulb or flame causes the salt to emit negative ions These negative ions bond with the pollutants in the air (positive ions) and neutralize them Also, the newly bonded ions become heavier and fall to the ground removing them from the air circulation In addition, these negative ions combat electro-smog caused by electronic devices operating in the home Symptoms from asthma, allergies, and other illnesses can also subside from the effects of these products Concisely, these products cleanse the air naturally and are extremely beautiful We are not scientists and cannot say with certainty that these reported characteristics are absolutely true, but neither can we dispute them. Once again, we are attracted to the aesthetic beauty of these natural products, but we are also intrigued by what we are hearing from our customers.