The Dead Sea is located in the Middle East near Israel. This sea is at the lowest location on Earth. It lies 417 meters below sea level. The waters of the Dead Sea are the saltiest on Earth. It has a salt concentration of 33% salt and minerals as opposed to 3% in the oceans of the world. It is this salt concentration which makes Dead Sea salt products unique.
The salt waters from the Dead Sea have been greatly valued for thousands of years to restore health and beauty. Spas using water from the Dead Sea have been popular since the days of Cleopatra and ancient Rome.
These Dead Sea salt products are beneficial for many ailments such as skin diseases, rheumatic conditions, heart and lung disease and disorders of the eye. Sea water from the Dead Sea also has a beneficial effect on the circulatory system. Many health products are made from Dead Sea salt products such as skin care, soaps, lotions for specific parts of the body, sun protectors, pain relievers, and specialty products for men and hair care products.
The Dead Sea mud is prized for its benefits to the skin. This black mud is silt washed down from the surrounding mountains and deposited on the shores of the Dead Sea. Layer after layer has been deposited over thousands of years, resulting in a mineral rich therapeutic mud. The mud treatments are administered in covering the body in mud wraps or just on the face in a facial mask. Among the problems it helps remedy are sagging loose skin, wrinkles, dandruff, acne and prevention of aging of the skin.
One of the most beneficial ways to use Dead Sea salt products are in bath salts. Dead Sea salts are rich in minerals such as potassium, sodium and magnesium. You can use a generous amount of bath salts in a warm bath for about 20 minutes. After your bath, take a shower.
Dead Sea water has 27 different minerals. Dead Sea salt products have no side effects and can be used by all ages.