[Sca-cooks] Colored Salt

Terry Decker t.d.decker at att.net
Thu Jul 9 15:50:35 PDT 2009

Pliny references black salt.  I believe in this case the color was produced 
by manganese in the salt.


>I was looking up a bug bite itchy remedy that I had been given as a gift a
> long time ago. The list of ingredients specifically said white salt.  That
> sent me down the path of colored salts. Are there documented examples of 
> the
> other color salts (not ones that were colored intentionally) used in 
> period?
> Aldyth

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