Health And Beauty Dead Sea Minerals
The Dead Sea is located at the base of the Syrian African Rift Valley; it is about 400 meters beneath sea level. Back in the Biblical period, Romanians named the Sea Mare Mortem, while the Israeli geographic office identified it as The Sea of Salt. Now, it is named the Dead Sea.
It’s water is very extraordinary. At 33%, the salt content in the is 10 times greater than in the rest of the ocean, which only contains 3% salt. The salt in the Dead Sea also contains more minerals that are not found in other ocean water- magnesium, potassium, calcium chlorides and of bromides.
The mineral-rich water has been known to cure many ailments. 2000 years ago it was discovered that the waters of the Sea worked wonders for body sickness. Some travelers bring the salt and water home with them and use it as medicine.
Dead Sea water is known to for its therapeutic effects. It is used for treatment of arthritis, eczema, rheumatism, muscular pain, psoriasis, tension reliever, and it promotes silky smooth skin and helps in relaxation as well. According to the Bible, King Solomon offered Dead Sea Salts to the Queen of Sheba during her stopover to the Holy ground.
Present science confirms that Dead Sea Salt has therapeutic and rejuvenating properties as a result of its extraordinary mineral content. Dead Sea Salts has turned out to be the core for natural fitness and beauty treatments, with a number of people visiting to experience the mineral loaded waters of the sea.
What are the benefits we can obtain from Dead Sea Salts? The contents of the salt are beneficial to our body. Magnesium is crucial for fighting stress and liquid preservation, it slows the aging effects on the skin and relaxes the nervous system. Calcium reduces water retention, boosts circulation and promotes healthy bones and nails. Potassium invigorates the body, and helps in balancing skin moisture. Bromide soothes tense, stiff muscles. Sodium plays an important role in the balance of lymphatic fluid, which is vital for the proper function of the immune system. Now we can say that bathing in high class sea salt could refresh the minerals that are needed for the metabolism of our skin.
Studies show the number of benefits of bathing with Dead Sea Salts. People who are in distress of osteoarthritis and tendinitis are treated with 7.5%, 0.5% or 2% of the salt bath solution. Studies showed that in few weeks of treatment, patients are relieved from pain. Patients also felt relief from itching, sleeping disorders and scaling of skin. Treatment from these special salts doesn’t have any side effects.