Salt is as essential to the human body as water is and the body needs almost half a kilogram of salt at any point in time to maintain proper functioning. Salt is necessary for the normal functioning of the metabolism, the absorption of water, the electrical communication between the cells, and also for mineral nutrition.
On average, a person will consume around twenty grams of salt a day, but the kidneys are only able to expel up to five to seven grams of this salt. The excess salt builds up as deposits in the arteries, causing them to harden and increasing blood pressure.
We have a wide range in Edible Salts such as: