If you've heard of bamboo salt, than you're probably aware of it's premium cost. Bamboo salt is typically more expensive than other kind of salt. Let's look at some of the factors that influence bamboo salt prices.

Why is bamboo salt so expensive?

Part of the reason that bamboo salt is pricier than other types of salt is the length of time and amount of labor it takes to make it. The entire process of making bamboo salt is handcrafted and can then take up to 25 days to complete!

  1. The first step is to hand-harvest sea salt from the Western Korean shores
  2. The second step involves pouring the salt into three-year-old bamboo stalks and capping the ends with red clay that's hand-harvested from the mountains
  3. The third step requires roasting the¬†bamboo stalks in a traditional kiln over a pinewood fire¬†at 1472¬įF for 8-15 hours.¬†As the salt roasts, the toxins are removed and it‚Äôs infused with the minerals found in the bamboo.
  4. Once the bamboo is incinerated, the salt pillars are broken down by hand, re-sealed into new bamboo stalks, and the process is repeated. For purple bamboo salt, the¬†salt is¬†heated a total of 9 times. The ninth firing requires the bamboo salt to be melted into liquid with a resin fire at (above) 2732¬įF.
  5. When the liquid cools, it crystalizes into purple salt that is highly alkaline (11.5 pH), free from toxins, and rich in bioactive minerals.

Every step is done by hand, and any mistakes can ruin a batch of the salt. This is why it is important to find a quality brand of bamboo salt that has been made by an experienced producer.

How much does bamboo salt cost?

Bamboo salt prices vary depending on a few factors, including how many times it was roasted. On average, though, 240 grams or 8.5 ounces of 9X bamboo salt is around $100. PIOR Living offers authentic purple bamboo salt at 300 grams or 10.5 ounces for $85.

The medicinal value of bamboo salt

Bamboo salt is also considered highly valuable due to its medicinal properties and health benefits. There's even multiple medical studies that back the health claims.

Experience the benefits of bamboo salt for yourself. You can buy the best value authentic Bamboo Salt from the PIOR Living online store.

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