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How to Make Herbal Salt Blends

How to Make Herbal Salts

Making your own herbal salt offers a wonderful way to add herbs to every meal with just a sprinkle. It can also help you cut down on the amount of salt you use to season your meals, adding the benefit of more flavor and the opportunity to include more healthful herbs in your diet. Green with plant power, I like to keep my herbal salt in one of these beautiful salt jars on the counter next to my rainbow peppercorns for a fun burst of color in the kitchen. With such a variety of gorgeous salts and herbs to formulate with, these blends can be as inventive as your creativity can stretch. I've included a great basic recipe to follow below, as well as a list of other possibilities to consider for your special mixture. Feel free to use powdered herbs or grind your own! 

How to Make Herbal Salts


Emerald Salt Blend 



  1. In a coffee grinder or mortar and pestle, powder each herb.
  2. Mix the herbs together in a bowl and measure the total amount prepared.
  3. Take that measurement and divide the amount by half.
  4. That will be the measurement needed for the salt component.
  5. So, if you have 1 cup of herbal powder, you'll measure out 1/2 cup of salt. 
  6. Mix the salt with the herbs and return to your grinder to blend together.
  7. You want the herb to be well distributed to dust the salt crystals.
  8. Store in a salt jar, shaker, or grinder.  


Other Herbal Possibilities...


How to Make Herbal Salts

Culinary Salts 

Black Lava Salt 

Himalayan Pink Salt 

Red Alaea Salt 

Kiawe Smoked Salt 

Coarse or Fine Sea Salt

How to Make Herbal Salt Blends

Organic Powders for Herbal Salt Blends

A: Acerola Berry PowderAlfalfa PowderAncho Pepper PowderAstragalus Root Powder

B: Barley Grass PowderBeet Root Powder, Burdock Root Powder

C: Cayenne Powder, Chickweed Powder, Celery Seed PowderCoriander Seed Powder, Cranberry Powder, Cumin Seed Powder

D: Dulse Powder

E: Eleuthero Root Powder

F: Fennel Seed Powder, Fenugreek Seed Powder, Flax Meal

G: Galangal Root Powder, Garlic Powder, Gotu Kola Powder

H: Habanero Powder, Hawthorn Berry Powder, Hibiscus PowderHorseradish Powder

L: Lemon Peel Powder

K: Kelp Powder

M: Mesquite Powder, Milk Thistle Seed Powder, Mustard Powder

N: Nettle Leaf Powder

O: Oatstraw Powder, Onion Powder

P: Paprika Powder, Peppercorn Powder, Plantain Leaf Powder, Dill or Fennel Pollen

R: Rosehip PowderRose Powder

S: Schisandra Berry Powder, Spinach Powder, Spirulina Powder

T: Turmeric Root Powder

W: Wheatgrass Powder


Organic Herbs for Salt Blends


Looking for more herbal salt recipes?

 Try Making Herbal Gomasio! 


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Topics: Culinary, Recipes, Specialty Ingredients


Written by Friends on July 27, 2015

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