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Health Benefits of the Dead Sea

February 24, 2020

Health Benefits of the Dead Sea

The Dead Sea is a lake in the Middle East, bordering Jordan and Israel. One of the reasons why the Dead Sea has gained so much popularity is as a result of its incredible health benefits, including treating skin conditions and providing full medical wellness. Though not a new attraction, the Dead Sea has been around since time immemorial. Each year, thousands of people book a guided tour with Gold Carpet Touring to visit its shores and in most cases benefit from its healing capabilities.

At about 1,000 feet below sea level, the Dead Sea is by far the lowest point on Earth. That’s not all. Its salty content is nine times more than that of the ocean waters. Thanks to the pleasant climatic conditions. the Dead Sea boasts a high concentration of minerals, such as bromide, magnesium, calcium, etc. Many of the nutrient composition of the Dead Sea are rare and hard to come by anywhere else around the world. This is one of the reasons for its uniqueness

Conditions and Treatment

The Dead Sea The for its healing properties. Top on the list of sickness it cures include eczema, psoriasis, vitiligo, atopic dermatitis, and respiratory diseases, just to mention a few. There are many ways of treating various ailments. For some, you may need to soak yourself in the seawater while others may require applying moisturizing creams and products on the affected areas.

The rich nutrient of the Dead Sea mud helps rejuvenate the skin by drawing out impurities. In addition to that, Dead Sea mud helps improve blood circulation and eases your nerves. Anyone suffering from rheumatism and arthritis will benefit immensely from the Dead Sea mud as it serves as a great pain reliever.

Major health benefits of the Dead Sea include

  • Treat psoriasis effectively

  • Reduce skin impurities

  • Soothes chronic back pain

  • Provides relief for arthritis

  • Treat acne and eczema

What Else Can I Do?

Perhaps you may be wondering, Can I visit the Dead Sea even I don’t have any ailment? Of course, you can. You don’t have to suffer from a specific condition to get the most out of your trip to the Dead Sea. There are plenty of interesting activities to do and places to see, some of which include visiting the Ein Gedi Nature Reserve, exploring the Massada Museum, relax and unwind at Ein Bokek beach or enjoy a Desert Safari – the list is endless.

Bottom Line

It is important to note that Dead Sea mud doesn’t work in the same fashion as prescription medication despite the fact that both are working to achieve the same goal – making you strong and healthy. However, Dead Sea mud is a very low-risk way to improve your health condition. Equally impressive is the fact that the treatment is ideal for all skin types.

More importantly, Dead Sea mud and its product should only be used externally. You may likely complicate issues when you consume it in large quantity, as it has already been proven to have a toxic effect.

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