Widely known for it's attractive color and it's claimed health benefits, Himalayan Pink Salt is a mineral salt and is composed of mostly sodium chloride, along with trace minerals of iron, potassium, magnesium, and calcium, which gives this salt it's rich pink color. Located in one part of the world, thousands of feet under the Himalayan Mountains, these salt fields were created from ancient oceans millions of years ago. Because they were encased in lava and ice, and left untouched for so long, these salt fields are said to be the cleanest and purest in the world. Due to the mineral content in Himalayan Pink Salt, it is considered to have added health benefits in the holistic community. This salt is of the highest quality and is organic compliant. Unlike common commercial salt, this salt is unbleached, unrefined, and unprocessed.