Pharma Salt

Pharma salt is the basic component in the medical and pharmaceutical industry. The industry uses it as an active pharmaceutical ingredient in the manufacturing of various applications such as intravenous solutions, insulin, baby food, etc.

Pharmaceutical grade salt

Pharmaceutical grade salt is the premium quality salt that contains 99.5% NaCl and some impurities like Ca and Mg. Pharmaceutical grade salts are more soluble in stomach and intestinal juices as compared to the non-ionic components, so they are beneficial in solid form dosage.

Pink Himalayan rock salt is a compound extracted in its purest form is widely used in pharmaceutical industries due to its purity.

Sodium chloride is present in a variety of pharmaceutical products to produce isotonic solutions. It is an important component of normal nasal saline spray, and eyewashes or solutions. Sodium chloride tablets replace salt lost through excess sweating to help prevent muscle cramps.

Uses of Pharma Salt

As mentioned above, pharma salt has applications in the manufacturing of various applications by the pharmaceutical industries. Some of the uses of the salt are discussed here

Active pharmaceutical agents

Mineral’s salt, as an active pharmaceutical agent (APIs), serve numerous applications


Gastrointestinal Applications

A wide range of mineral salts act as antacids to treat numerous gastrointestinal problems such as heartburn, indigestion, and upset stomach. They are also used as laxatives to treat constipation.

Neurological Applications

Mineral salts such as magnesium and lithium get used to treat many neurological disorders like bipolar disorder, stress, depression, anxiety, and multiple sclerosis.

Dermatological Applications

Mineral salts can treat many skin conditions like acne, stretch marks, dry skin, itchiness, and eczema.

Orthopedic Applications

Mineral salts are effective in treating osteoporosis. They are also a source of muscle nutrition.

Pharmaceutical grade salt is present in kidney dialysis solutions too. It is an important base material for many other dietary and medicinal formulations.

Nutritional supplements

With increased health awareness, nutritional supplements have got an increased application to full fill the nutritional deficiency.

They play an essential role in improving various body functions. Mineral salts are the ingredients of food supplements and are proved beneficial for many health conditions like

  • Immune system
  • Bone health,
  • Muscle health
  • Skin and hair
  • Thyroid function
  • Blood formation and proper functioning

so we can say that pure pharmaceutical grade salt is an essential raw material in the manufacture of supplements.

Animal nutrition

Pharmaceutical grade salt contains important minerals and elements that fulfill the mineral requirements of farm animals and pets. That is the reason they are an essential part of various animal foods and supplements.


Cosmetic products for personal care, oral hygiene, etc. contain a wide range of mineral salts. They act as skincare agents, buffers and, keratolytic agents. They are also effective to control a product’s viscosity, preserve it or act as antiperspirants and deodorants.

Pure pharma salt, due to its higher purity and good quality, is an inevitable component of many skincare, haircare, and oral hygiene products.

Three main cosmetic product categories that use mineral salt as raw material are

Dental care products

Mineral salts are added to various dental care and oral hygiene products to treat the following conditions

  • Bleeding gums
  • Plaque
  • Bad breath
  • Sensitive teeth
  • Personal care products

Many personal care products have mineral salts that provide benefits to the skin and hair. They are also present in deodorants and antiperspirants. Some personal care products that contain pharmaceutical grade salt are

  • Foot care products
  • Haircare products
  • Skincare products

Nutricosmetic products

Nutricosmetic products are the supplements that treat various skin hair and nail conditions e.g

Anti Hair fall and hair growth supplements
Nail strengthening and care products
Skin Acne and restoring formulas


Various foods contain pharma salts as additives or fortification agents to increase the nutrition and mineral content.

Importance of salt in pharmacy

The term pharma salt refers to an ionizable drug combined with a counter-ion to form a neutral complex.

Today, the production of mineral salts for the pharmaceuticals sector has increased a lot. So, thanks to the elements present in the salt that are important in the countless preparations of drugs for the treatment of a huge variety of diseases.

786enterprises is the largest manufacturer and supplier and exporter of pharmaceutical grade salt in Pakistan. We are experienced Pharmaceutical Salt Supplier meeting all the standards, exceeding customer expectations. We supply mineral products to the medical and pharmaceutical industries globally. Our export quality pharma salt can is used in a wide range of pharmaceutical applications including the production of saline solutions and dialysis solutions and intravenous solutions.

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