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The Dead Sea, Sea cosmetics to rejuvenate the body and soul
 
It´s called the Dead Sea but it is a real source of life and beauty. The black mud baths are used by youths and elders alike on the same beach with wonderful cosmetic and therapeutic qualities.
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The Dead Sea is a place to rejuvenate the body and soul. It has been used since ancient times for the curative powers of its components alone in its water and mud, containing 21 different minerals.

DEAD SEA

ORIGIN OF THE DEAD SEA

The Dead Sea originated five million years ago and is located in the heart of the ancient East Orient. During this time, the Rift valley was slowly filling with rain and mountain springs. This unique geographical phenomenon was caused by a volcanic eruption; it is a mineral salt lake.

The Dead Sea is located 416 m below the sea, the lowest point on the planet, it benefits from natural climatic properties, it’s rich in oxygen (10% more than at sea level) and a total absence of pollution, and it has an interior of 76 km long and is 17 km wide. It covers an area of 1049 km ² and is located in the lower part of Jordan; the Dead Sea is flanked to the west by the hills of Judea and east by Mount Moab.

IMPORTANCE OF THE DEAD SEA

The importance of the Dead Sea lies in its properties because its waters are a concentrated solution of salts, this high concentration of salt is mainly due to that has no natural drainage and hot and dry weather that causes intense evaporation.

The Dead Sea is the most saline lake in the world, because of this the water is so dense that causes objects to float on it without any effort, the salinity of  this water is about 350 gr. per liter, approximately ten times more than our seas, therefore it makes the existence of living beings impossible.

Temperatures seldom drop below +10 C and humidity is low, around 35%.On average, there are more than 325 days of sunshine a year and atmospheric pressure given by the level of oxygen is about 1050 millibars, it also has improved filtration from harmful ultraviolet radiation.

STRUCTURE OF THE SALTS OF THE DEAD SEA WATER


The Dead Sea water contains 21 different minerals, among them are magnesium, calcium, bromine, potassium and some of them are not found in any other sea on the planet.

The importance of minerals and Dead Sea Black Mud with therapeutic properties has been recognized since biblical times by King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba who used it daily, finding the Elixir of Eternal Youth. It is also known that Cleopatra asked Marco Antonio to conquer lower Jordan and take advantage of all their therapeutic and beauty properties. The Romans created the first spas here which were for used for its properties and enjoyment. Previously, the Egyptians had discovered the properties of its clay to embalm their mummies and Aristotle wrote about the remarkable properties of these waters. The Dead Sea contains 10 times more salts and minerals than the Mediterranean Sea.

The detailed content of their salts:

CONTENT SALES

sodium chloride 

86 gr./L

Magnesium chloride 

132 gr./L

Calcium chloride 

35 gr./L

Potassium chloride

11 gr./L

Magnesium bromide  

9 gr./L

Calcium sulfate  

7 gr./L

Others

gr./L

COMPARISON: THE DEAD SEA AND OTHER MARES

G/L
Dead Sea 
Mediterranean Seas
Other
Chloride
224,00
22,90
1,90
Magnesium
44,00
1,49
1,35
Sodium
40,10
12,70
10,5
Calcium 
17,20
0,47
0,40
Potassium
7,65
0,47
0,39
Bromide
5,30
0,08
0,07

* The concentration of magnesium, known for his influence on the skin allergy and bronchioles, is fifteen times higher than in the ocean.

* As the percentage of bromine, which has a relaxing effect on the nervous system, is fifty times higher.

* For its part of iodine, which is important for the functioning of the glands, it is ten times higher than other seas.

  • Potassium: regulates the transfer of nutrients through cell membranes and helps prevent the formation of free radicals and acne.
  • Selenium: An antioxidant that protects the cell membrane, important for maintaining tissue elasticity, protects against dry skin and dandruff. Low selenium levels are associated with premature aging, eczema and psoriasis.
  • Silica: It favors the formation of collagen, improves elasticity and skin density.
  • Silicon: Important for the maintenance of proper strength and thickness of the skin as well as for the production of collagen.
  • Sodium: Helps prevent free radical formation and mitigates the aging of the skin.
  • Strontium: Involved in the formation of connective tissue, reduce sensory irritation such as itching, burning, itching, inflammation.
  • Sulfur: Important in the synthesis of collagen and healthy skin keratinization.
  • Vanadium: Needed to maintain proper cellular metabolism.
  • Zinc: An antioxidant that helps repair tissue and heals wounds, plays an important role in the formation of collagen, helps prevent dermatitis and acne outbreaks. A low level of zinc is associated with skin disorders.

STUDIES

Several studies done on The Dead Sea indicate that consumption may be beneficial:

• A 1997 study published by the International Journal of Cosmetic Science (Int J Cosmet Sci 1997 Jun; 19 (3):105-10) revealed that, after 4 weeks of application (twice daily), the liquid gel with a solution of 1% of Dead Sea minerals reduced the roughness of the skin by an average of 40.7%, compared with the control gel and 27.8% of skin roughness in comparison with liquid gel without mineral additives.

• Studies have also shown that the Dead Sea products for facial care reduce wrinkles and signs of aging. Quoting a doctor of chemistry Israeli Uzi Reiss, "Our skin cells need sodium and potassium for its Membrane transport system. Dead Sea compounds may be the best way to ensure that our skin cells maintain hydrated and with adequate levels of minerals. It is the best natural defense against skin breakdown, due to aging and wrinkles. "

• In Germany and Israel, there have already been studies that have shown the benefits of Dead Sea Salts therapy in diseases such as rheumatism, osteoarthritis, dry skin and psoriasis. In addition, there are international foundations that approve the implementation of the Sales of the Dead as a natural and effective treatment for treating psoriasis.

• In England and Canada today there are clinics where natural treatments are applied to base of salt (halo therapy) with great success, especially for treating respiratory diseases.

BENEFICIAL EFFECTS IN OUR BODIES

Some of the benefits granted to the Dead Sea are a traditional way:

  • Acne: antiseptic, bactericide-inflammatory.
  • Nasal congestion and bronchial: asthma, bacterial, clears the airways of mucus.
  • Respiratory allergies: asthma, allergy,-inflammatory.
  • Bones: arthritis, rheumatism, osteoarthritis, bursitis.
  • Analgesic, inflammatory, soothing, activate blood circulation, detoxifying
  • Cellulite: breaks the toxins and fat deposits in the inner layers of the skin, diuretic and detoxifying action.
  • Dermatitis: restoring the balance of skin regenerating from inner layers, allergic, inflammatory and regenerative.
  • Eczema: restoring the balance of skin regenerating from inner layers, allergic, inflammatory and regenerative
  • Stress: promotes relaxation, calm, promotes the elimination of toxins.
  • Insomnia: soothing, calming, relaxing
  • Hair loss: activates blood circulation, stimulates hair growth.
  • Aging or dry skin: moisturizes, softens and detoxifies the skin giving it a rejuvenated and healthy.
  • Fluid retention: diureti
  • Psoriasis: allergy, regenerative-inflammatory.
  • Seborrhea: moisturizes, regulates sebum production.

DEAD SEA RICHES FOR HEALTH AND BEAUTY

BATH SALTS

It is a natural product obtained from the crystallization of minerals from the Dead Sea, with therapeutic and cosmetic properties. Bath Salt, because of mineral components, helps your body release muscle spasms, general tension, nervous exhaustion and general disturbances caused by stress. It relieves painful joints and muscles, acts as revitalizing, re-energizing and circulatory regulator, returning the body to its natural freshness and vitality.

HEALING WATERS

Health treatments and cures for various types of hydrotherapy is one of the most interesting aspects of the Dead Sea.

Dead Sea´s name derives from the fact that no multicellular organism or plant can live in its waters due to the concentration of salt having (a 30% increase of 4% compared with the other mares), minerals and the lack of oxygen. And it is these features that make the waters of the Dead Sea the waters of healing and therapeutic life.

Due to its position below sea level, the Dead Sea beaches are considered to be the richest in oxygen. The have 10% more oxygen than the Mediterranean, and this reduces the risk of sunburn. The high density of water obtained by the high salt content and the concentration of magnesium, makes floating on the Dead Sea an easy task. The concentration of salt, magnesium, bromine and other minerals are used to alleviate many ailments.

DEAD SEA MUD

The Black Dead Sea Mud has the highest concentration of special natural minerals. It is a spontaneous mix of water, organic matter and minerals in their natural state with therapeutic and cosmetic use. It can be applied throughout the body, such as facial mask and hair treatment.
In the cosmetic field: Black Mud cleans the skin deeply and nourishes with vital mineral compounds, acting as a rejuvenator, anti-wrinkle, anti-seborrhea, anti-cellulite, exfoliating, revitalizing, regenerative cells, regulating circulation, and re-energizing. It reduces signs of aging.

The clay or mud baths are internationally recognized as the best in the world due to its salinity and its high proportions of iron, magnesium, calcium chloride, sodium and potassium, so this type of bathrooms all have unique therapeutic qualities.

Today tens of thousands of people around the world travel to the Dead Sea annually to rejuvenate recover rest and relax. They will enjoy the hot springs resorts and discover the desert. Others are seeking and finding relief for incurable skin diseases or for arthritis, rheumatism and respiratory problems more recently.

Neither the cosmetics nor alternative medicine have been foreign to this fact and as such have been incorporated into its products the minerals of this area of the planet and thus its beneficial powers.

FORMS AND APPLICATIONS FOR USE OF THE DEAD SEA SALTS

  • Local Immersion: add 1 teaspoon of salt in 2 gallons of hot water, dissolve well and soak the treated area for 20 minutes. For use in elbows, shoulders or hips dip a cotton pad in this dilution and place it over the affected area, repeat this process several times in order to maintain a warm temperature during 20 minutes. Useful in cases of arthritis, rheumatism and joint pain.
  • Local Rinse: dilute 2 tablespoons of salt in 1 quarter of hot water, wait for the water to become room temperate or cool and rinse the treated area. It can be used to treat psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis, acne, and seborrhea and hair loss.
  • Bath tub: add 6 to 10 tablespoons of salt to the tub with slightly warm water, immerse for 20 minutes. It is recommended to reduce stress, in cases of insomnia, respiratory diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, and degenerative diseases.
  • Massage: Combine 1 tablespoon of salt with 1 tablespoon olive oil. To apply on the scalp, calluses, heels, elbows, in areas of very dry skin, gently massage with fingertips and then proceed to rinse.
  • Humidifier: Add 4 tablespoons of salt in 2 gallons of hot water, put a towel over your head to direct the steam into your face, breathe through your nose and exhale through the mouth continuously for about 10 to 15 minutes for maximum benefit.

 
INKANATURA - 24/04/2018
 
 
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