The Dead Sea minerals
The Dead Sea contains 26 essential minerals. Twelve of these are found in no other sea or ocean and some are recognized for imparting a relaxed feeling, nourishing the skin, activating the circulatory systems and for easing rheumatic discomfort and metabolic disorders.
The rich, natural minerals are all essential for healthy skin. They help the skin to renew and regenerate cells. Dead Sea salt acts as a disinfectant and help in removing harmful substances from the skin. Dead Sea Mud stimulates blood circulation. The rich minerals and the mud tightening action promote circulation by increasing the supply of oxygen to the skin and removing the toxins from it, thus toning and firming up skin tissues, leaving the skin glowing and youthful looking. Dead Sea Mud exfoliates dead skin cells. The fine, natural grain of the mud softly yet effectively sloughs off dead skin cells, leaves the skin looking fresh and radiant. Dead Sea Mud with all its rich Dead Sea Minerals is ideal for relieving skin ailments in odd places on the body.
The main minrrals are:
Helps to disinfect the skin.
The Sodium ions remove skin scales and improve its permeability. After penetrating into the skin, they bind the water and generate a feeling of suppleness, ideal for of very dry skin.
Magnesium concentrations found in the Dead Sea are fifteen times higher than salts in other seas. Magnesium is essential for cell metabolism. For instance, a significant deficit in Magnesium has been discovered in skin scales and serum of patients with psoriasis. Magnesium supposedly affects the ripening of skin cells of psoriasis patients. Moreover, in cases of bronchi, Magnesium works as anti-allergic agent.
Potassium improves the oxidation and regulates the electrical process of the muscles and the nervous system. Asthma patients achieve good results from inhaling the salt vapors.
Bromide concentration is 50 times higher than common salts. Thus having a very relaxing effect.
Besides other Dead Sea Minerals found in smaller amounts, the salt contains a natural tar called Bitumen which acts as an anti-inflammatory agent.
Chlorine necessary to maintain the correct balance of alkaline and acid in the body, together with being vital for cell metabolism.