Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information - shares
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2018
Oct. 26, 2018
Document And Entity Information    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2018  
Entity Registrant Name NATURAL HEALTH TRENDS CORP.  
Entity Central Index Key 0000912061  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding (in shares)   11,376,092
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2018  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Amendment Flag false