Mineral composition is the most important criteria in determining the therapeutic benefits of Dead Sea Bath Salts.
The Healing Bath™ randomly tests its Dead Sea Bath Salts at an independent chemical laboratory to verify their mineral composition. This ensures our customers are receiving the highest therapeutic grade Dead Sea Bath Salt.
Here are the most recent lab results for our Dead Sea Bath Salts (September 14, 2012). For the actual PDF version of the Results of Analysis as issued by the lab, scroll down the page.
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September 14, 2012, Report No. C32461
RESULTS OF ANALYSIS — The Healing Bath
|Parameter||Specifications %||Results Dead Sea Salts August, 2012 %|
|Magnesium Chloride||31.0 – 35.0||34.09|
|Potassium Chloride||24.0 – 26.0||24.78|
|Sodium Chloride||4.0 – 8.0||4.18|
|Calcium Chloride||0.4 – 0.6||0.40|
|Bromide||0.3 – 0.6||0.32|
|Sulphate||0.05 – 0.2||0.09|
|Insolubles||0.05 – 0.3||0.07|
|Water of Crystallization||34.0 – 38.0||34.4|
Therapeutic Benefits of Minerals Contained in Dead Sea Bath Salts
Magnesium – combats stress, fluid retention, slows skin aging and calms the nervous system. Magnesium is essential for cell metabolism. Magnesium concentrations found in the Dead Sea are fifteen times higher than concentrations in salts in other seas. Potassium – energizes the body, balances skin moisture and is an important mineral to replace following intense exercise. Potassium improves oxidation and regulates the electrical processes of muscles and the nervous system. Potassium is vital in assisting cells to absorb
nourishment and expel waste products. An imbalance in potassium often leads to water retention and muscle cramping.
Sodium – is important for lymphatic fluid balance and helps the immune system function properly. After penetrating into the skin, sodium molecules bind the water and generate a feeling of suppleness, ideal for very dry skin. Sodium plays a vital role in assisting the cells to absorb nourishment and expel waste.Calcium – increases circulation and is necessary in strengthening cell membranes and cleansing the pores. It is vital for the production and maintenance of healthy teeth and bones, together with regulating the
heart muscles and nervous system. Bromides – help relax and ease muscular aches and pains. They aid with the natural repair of the body and can also be used as a natural antibiotic. Bromide concentration in the Dead Sea is the highest of all waters on Earth. Sulphates – are necessary for the secretion of bile from the liver and for converting toxins into non-toxins.
Not all Dead Sea Bath Salts on the Market Have Therapeutic Value
There are Dead Sea Bath Salts on the market today that are 99% sodium chloride (table salt). The seller may make all sorts of claims about the therapeutic benefits of their Dead Sea Bath Salts. In reality, however, the product they’re selling doesn’t contain any of those minerals as they were removed during processing in Jordan or Israel. Other than testing the product in an a lab (a costly undertaking) — before buying Dead Sea Bath Salts, always ask the seller for a chemical analysis of their salts as conducted by an independent chemical laboratory.