Bath salt is known as a salt that has high mineral content, especially magnesium, calcium, and potassium. It contains salts which are rich in salt and minerals like sodium chloride, calcium chloride, potassium chloride, bromine and chlorine. There is no scientific evidence to prove that these salts have any medicinal properties.
Dead sea salt is a mineral rich water body that has become infamous among people who have undergone various health conditions, including hypertension, arthritis, asthma, migraine, constipation, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, acne, etc. This natural water body also comes with a rich tradition and a lot of historical stories. Its name has been derived from the ancient Hebrews who used this water body as a source of drinking water. They considered it as their "holy water".
Dead sea salt is extracted from the sea water by the use of various methods. The mineral content of the water is first determined and then its content is changed by different processes, to come up with pure salt. The concentration of the mineral content of the water varies, depending on the type of water.
Dead Sea salt is rich in sodium chloride, calcium chloride, potassium chloride, bromine chloride, magnesium chloride, and calcium bromine. These salts are very beneficial for the skin and the kidneys, helping the body to purify blood, urine and feces. They also help the body in strengthening and building the bones, teeth, cartilage, ligaments and tendons.
In addition, the mineral content of the water is also very good in providing anti-oxidants, anti-bacterial agents, anti-fungals, antimicrobial agents and essential oils. Dead sea salt helps in the digestion and absorption of fats and oils, which in turn reduces the risk of stroke, heart attack and cancer. It also has therapeutic and anti-diabetic effects on the body. It also helps in controlling blood pressure, regulating menstrual cycles, regulating digestive processes, preventing acne and curing different types of cancer.
Dead sea salt also contains a lot of minerals, which are found naturally in many fruits and vegetables. The minerals found in the mineral water can prevent heart diseases, heart attacks and strokes. It can also prevent cancer and prevent the development of other illnesses. People living in places that are known to be affected by malaria can use the sea water as a natural mosquito repellent because this salt has a lot of anti-fungal and anti-malarial properties.
Sea salt can also be used for medicinal purposes in curing diseases like epilepsy, kidney problems, cancer, diabetes, etc. Its use for treating cough and inflammation in asthma is quite effective and can even help in treating various respiratory infections. Its use as a treatment for eczema can also help to reduce the discomfort caused by it.
This natural water body is not only known as an antioxidant, but it can also be used as a medium of cleansing. This natural substance can be used as a cleanser for washing your hair and skin.
There are many different types of massage available at the Dead Sea resorts. The spa treatments include, aromatherapy, reflexology, massaging and hydrotherapy. Massage therapists use the bath salt from Dead Sea salt as their main ingredient for these massages. They use special tools in applying this salt on the skin to provide the required benefits.
Techniques such as hydrotherapy are also used. This massage technique uses special water jets to gently wash away toxins and impurities from the body. Another technique used in this massage is reflexology. It involves the use of electrical stimulation to treat problems such as arthritis, fibromyalgia, sciatica, and chronic fatigue.
Different types of herbs and plants are used in the massage therapy. These herbs and plants are said to have many health benefits. Some of them are ginger, Rosemary, eucalyptus, aloe, rose petals, calendula, olive leaves, peppermint, cedar and lemongrass.
The Dead Sea salt is used for healing many different types of ailments. People can also benefit from the relaxing spa treatments that these sea waters can offer.