Fine pink Himalayan salt. Himalayan salt is a form of salt that is essentially mined from the ancient sea and is thus free from modern environmental toxins. It is believed to be the purest form of salt found on earth and comes in a variety of shades such as pink, red and white, due to its rich mineral and iron composition. Himalayan salt contains the same 84 trace elements found in the human body. Some of these minerals include sodium, sulfate, magnesium, calcium and potassium chloride. These substances help many functions in the body, such as increasing hydration, balancing electrolytes and Ph, preventing muscle cramps, improving circulation, achieving lower blood pressure and strengthening bones. One of the 84 ores that Himalayan salt contains is of course iodine.