Himalayan Salt Stones are used with a choice of organic coconut or Banyan massage oil for your relaxation needs. The stones can be used in conjunction with other massage techniques. Highly recommend when fascia is very tight.The stones provide 84 essential mineral and trace compounds. Stones may be used hot or cold. Unlike river stones, Himalayan stones are anti micro-bacterial.Negative ions are produced when heated creating a sense of peace and deeper sense of relaxation.The heat of the salt melts restrictive fascia to go deeper into the muscles and loosens the joints.The moist heat of the stones assist with soothing inflamed muscles and joints.Leaves the skin feeling refreshed and glowing. The salt stones moisturize and plump up the superficial layers of the skin.May detoxify and alkaline the body.May aide in reduction of insomnia, blood pressure and stress.