So how much salt is too much? As Livestrong reports, according to the American Association of Kidney Patients, “Lower salt usage means lower blood pressure. The association recommends less than 5g, or 100 nanomols of sodium daily, which translates into 2,300 mg per day.” If 2,300 mg sounds like gibberish to you, it’s about one teaspoon of salt. A DAY. Uh oh, guess we better cut back on the bacon. Don’t worry, we’re here to make this transition a little easier on you with 15 herbs that can help you kick your salt habit without sacrificing flavor in the process.