Sun-dried salt is very clean salt that is made by evaporating
sea water with sunlight and wind on a salt farm. Normal salt is
salty from the first to the last taste however, Sun-dried salt is
salty first then sweet at the end, so it makes good food.
It makes the best taste in many foods including Kimchi. Sun-dried
salt is dried by sunlight as its name, it has sufficient minerals.
About 77~78% is sodium chloride which makes salty taste. 20%
is Magnesium chloride and makes bitter taste. Salt ingredients are
mineral, chloride, sulfur, calcium, etc.
Characteristics of the Korean Sun-dried Salt
Korean salt particles have good corners, but Chinese salt particles
are broken or worn away.
Korean salt contains water, so when you touch it, it can be
easily smashed, however, Chinese salt has high salinity, so it doesn셳
Korean salt packages are wetted with salt water, because Korean
salt contain high amounts of water and if a long time passes, the
package gets dirty because of the dried salt water. However, Chinese
salt has almost no water, so the package looks very clean.
When you choose the salt, you need to check how regular the
salt particle size is. Korean sun-dried salt which is produced in
the balanced ground and water depth has regular salt particular
size, however, Chinese salt is not.
Salt & Life
Salt is necessary matter for the human body. It is because salt
exist in the body liquid, and has the important role of maintaining
osmotic pressure. Human blood contains 0.9 % salt. If the salt is
not enough in your body, then, you body doesn셳 make enough digestive
fluid, so it decreases your appetite. In the short-term, because
your body doesn셳 make enough digestive fluid, it decreases your
appetite, but in the long-term, it will cause no-energy, fatigue,
tiredness and anxiety in your body. If you lose salt suddenly by
sweating a lot, you can loose physical and mental functions such
as feeling dizziness, disinterest, unconsciousness and listlessness.
The amount of salt your body needs depends on the amount of labor
you perform and the weather, however, a normal adult needs 123g
salt a day. If you eat too much salt, it can cause high blood pressure.
This is because when the salt concentration is increased in your
body, more water comes into your blood to maintain balanced concentration
rate. Some people say if you eat too much salt, it can cause stomach
How to use salt
Add salt when you eat watermelon or tomatoes instead of sugar,
then, it tastes better, an also can prevent stomachaches.
When you steam a pumpkin, if you add salt instead of soy sauce,
it tastes better and makes a better color.
If you put some salt in coarse tea or black tea, it is refreshing.
A salt massage is good for dandruff- After using shampoo, put
one spoon of salt on the head and massage. Rinse it with clean water
(Here, the salt should be grounded after frying it).
Honey + Salt for constipation ?Mix 40g of honey with 8g of
salt in 100cc water and drink before you eat breakfast.
Removing smell in the tennis shoes ?Put small amounts of salt,
then you can remove bad smell and humidity from your shoes.