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Mineral List

Midwest Sea Salt Company - Dead Sea Mineral Ingredients List

Sodium
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, Relieve stiffness and muscle cramps and maintains neutral environment in the skin. Ideal for very dry skin.

Magnesium
Magnesium concentrations found in the Dead Sea is 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. Promotes healing of skin tissue and provides skin surface with anti-allergic element. Essential for cell metabolism.

Potassium
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 vapours. A moisture regulator maintains neutral environment in the skin.

Bromide
Bromide concentration is 50 times higher than common salts. Thus having a very relaxing effect. Soothes skin, relaxes body muscles, and tranquilizes nerves.

Sulpher
A natural disinfectant (constituent of certain vitamins).

Bitumen
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
Chlorine necessary to maintain the correct balance of alkaline and acid in the body, together with being vital for cell metabolism.

Iodine
Iodine is necessary for the production of the hormone thyroxin, and is also vital for both energy and cell metabolism.

Calcium
Calcium is necessary in strengthening cell membranes and cleansing the pores. In addition it is vital for production and maintenance of healthy teeth and bones, together with regulating the heart muscles and nerves. A building block for corrective tissue under the skin surface.

Zinc
plays a role in enzymatic regulation of cell proliferation.