Water from the Dead Sea is known the world over for its therapeutic effects since the Middle Ages. People with all types of skin ailments flock to the Dead Sea to bathe in it's healing powers and improve skin metabolism and help the skin become radiant and smooth. In fact there is documented evidence of ancient civilizations travelling all the way to the Dead Sea to rid themselves of skin ailments. The Dead Sea contains 27% of various salts as compared to other water bodies that have only 3 % salt contents. Did you know that Dead Sea Salt contain 21 minerals including magnesium, calcium, sulfur, bromide, iodine, sodium, zinc and potassium? These essential minerals naturally occur in our bodies but must be replenished, as they are lost throughout the day.
Bathing in high-quality Dead Sea Salt could replenish the minerals that are critical to our skin metabolism. Magnesium is important for both combating stress and fluid retention, slowing skin aging, and calming the nervous system. Potassium energizes the body and helps to balance skin moisture.
Dead Sea Salt has a high amount of Sulfur, which treats Acne effectively. It is also the right remedy for dry skin where it restores the moisture and helps skin to restore its PH balance.
Dead Sea minerals help nourish and treat the skin in a variety of ways, restoring balance and rejuvenating the outer and inner layers. In fact, Dead Sea Salt has been recommended by the international psoriasis community and the National Psoriasis Foundation as an effective alternative treatment for the disorder.
At some stage in our lives we all have suffered from rashes, sores, hives, itching, contact dermatitis or some form of allergic reaction. The high magnesium and bromide content in Dead Sea Salt is beneficial as an anti allergic due to its cleansing and detoxifying of the skin. Soaking in a bath filled with the mineral-rich salt is a wonderful way to treat skin allergies and rashes.
Dead Sea Salt can assist with delaying the effects of ageing. Research into general Dead Sea Salt benefits and the minerals found in Dead Sea has shown a 40% reduction in the depth of the wrinkling to skin. The minerals also moisturize, detoxify and soften the skin and enhance relaxation of the body – making us not only look but feel younger.