Calm’n’Soothe Therapeutic Dead Sea Salts
Further information, facts and figures from studies about the therapeutic and healing benefits of Dead Sea salts Over millions of years, the hot dry air and high evaporation rate have contributed to the high salt concentration present in the Dead Sea, making it one of the saltiest lakes in the world. Compared to the 3% salt content of ordinary sea water, Dead Sea water contains 32% salts with relatively high concentration of minerals such as magnesium, calcium, bromide and potassium (see table below). Exposure to Dead Sea water is acclaimed for nourishing the skin, easing rheumatic discomfort, activating the circulatory system, and relaxing the nerves. The use of Dead Sea bath salts at home is an effective way to relax and absorb the minerals of the Dead Sea. Research has proven the efficiency of Dead Sea bath salts in alleviating skin diseases such as psoriasis and eczema, by treatment that can be administered at home. It is also highly beneficial for relieving muscle tension, for body scrubs or for simply relaxing and enjoying a rejuvenating experience.
- Sulphur is necessary for the secretion of bile from the liver and for converting toxins into non-toxins.
- Chlorine is necessary to maintain the correct balance of alkaline and acid in the body, together with being vital for cell metabolism.
- Iodine is necessary for the production of the hormone thyroxin, and is also vital for both energy and cell metabolism.
- Potassium is necessary to maintain the water balance in order for cell metabolism to take place, assisting the cells to absorb nourishment and expel waste products. An imbalance in potassium often leads to water retention. Potassium also plays a vital role in regulating muscle contractions and the nervous system.
- Sodium like potassium plays s a vital role in assisting the cells to absorb nourishment and expel waste.
- Calcium is necessary in strengthening cell membranes and cleansing the pores. In addition it is vital for production and maintenance of healthy teeth and bones, together with regulating the heart muscles and nerves.
- Magnesium is necessary in assisting the body to utilize other essential nutrients and in cell metabolism.
- Bromine helps with the natural repair of the body together with cell metabolism and can be used as a natural antibiotic.
- Zinc plays a role in enzymatic regulation of cell proliferation.