Black Salt has been used since ancient times in India and is said to have been identified by Maharishi Charak, the father of Ayurvedic medicine.
Black Salt is a salt powder that is also knows as Kala Namak. It is mined from under the ground and is used in many Ayurvedic preparation. Delicious used in place of normal sea salt, black salt has a unique flavour and is very popular in India for aiding digestion. It has a savory, umami taste.