The Dead Sea has attractedvisitors and still is for thousands of years. Biblically, Dead Sea was a placeof refuge for King David. It was one of the world's first health resortsand it has been the supplier of many different products. From Egyptianmummifications balms creams to fertilizers potash. Salt and minerals from DeadSea help in manufacturing a great variety of herbal sachets and cosmetictreatments. Dead Sea salt works miracles, and it’s a valid relaxation therapythat dates thousands of years back.
Jewish Roman historian Flaviuswrote 2000 years ago that the Dead Sea can not be overprized because it treatshuman body and may be used as medicine. Cleopatra the ancient queen used DeadSea salt in baths, mud treatment or cosmetic products made out of the salt, toreduce aging effect, and built factories for salt that remain even today atErin Brooke and Erin Geed.
Dead Sea Bath Salts
Dead Sea has the saltiest waterin the world and higher content of mineral, then in any other sea or ocean inthe world. That is about 10 times more concentration of salt then anywhere inthe world. Because of that, the Dead Sea is called the Dead Sea. And because ofa high salt concentration, nothing can sink.
Dead Sea has no plants or fishbut the water and high content of salt is highly therapeutic for skin. Dead Seabath today are imported from Israel, in any sizes, colors or scents, packedwith essential oils. A Dead Sea salt treats skin, helps Eczema and Psoriasis,as well as many other conditions that is when there is no other remedytreatment.
Therapeutic Properties of DeadSea
As previously said, Dead Sea salthas a beatifying and therapeutic properties and affect wonders on the skin. Thesalt contents plenty of minerals. Dead Sea salt has about 10% sodium in thecombination with minerals such as Bromine, Magnesium, Potassium, Calcium, whichis very important for the beauty of skin.
The high content of minerals andlow sodium gives bitter taste to a Dead Sea salt, and is not too tasteful andit is not to be used in cooking. But vital minerals in the salt applied onskin, improves health and vitality in general.
Mineral Typical Range Dead SeaSalts
Sodium Chloride (NaCl)5.5 3.0 - 8.0
Magnesium Chloride (MgCl2)33.3 31.0 - 35.0
Calcium Chloride (CaCl2)0.2 0.1 - 0.5
Sulphates (SO4)0.15 0.05 - 0.2
Potassium Chloride (KCl)24.3 20.0 - 28.0
Bromide (Br-)0.5 0.3 - 0.6
Insoluble’s0.03 0 - 0.3
Water of Crystallization36.4 32.0 - 40.0