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The trip to the spa had a salubrious or healthy effect on Mimi’s state of mind and body. Having never been to one before, Mimi was unprepared for the salubrious or beneficial effects of daily yoga practice, vegan meals, and intense meditation. Because of the good, wholesome, and salubrious influence of her experience, she’s decided to increase her practice of all things yoga to seven days per week.

Quiz: When is something salubrious?

  • When it cares for your senses.
  • When it is health-giving.
  • When it reduces your stress.

Memory Hook

Salubrious Salmon Lube Us Every Day! For extra good health you should take a salubrious spoonful of salmon lube (fish oil) every day.


  • At a certain level housekeeping is a regime of small kindnesses, which, taken together, make the world salubrious, savory, and warm. — Marilynne Roginson, American novelist, essayist, and Pulitzer Prize winner, from _When I Was a Child I Read Books_ Marilynne roginson, american novelist, essayist, and pulitzer prize winner, from _when i was a child i read books_
  • Lewis and Clark called the weather of the plains "salubrious," even after enduring a bitterly cold and windy winter at Fort Mandan. Traveling up the Missouri through the plains, Lewis wrote, "This immense river waters one of the fairest portions of the globe." —The Washington Post
  • There are anecdotal reports that huge wintertime crowds of eagles in and around Homer have been rather less salubrious for local waterfowl and sea otter pups. —Casper Star-Tribune

Word Ingredients

sal health, safety
-ious of the nature of

Anything salubrious has the “nature” of being “healthy or safe” for one.

Word Constellation