Oh I do like to be besides the seaside! And with the advent of summer, whether home or abroad, we should have more exposure to benefits that come with sunshine, breeze and sea water. The benefits of such a combination can often be anecdotal but have you ever wondered why you feel so good after a paddle in the sea. It could well be because your on holiday in the Med or enjoying those novelty days of British sunshine but we wanted to delve deeper and look at the health benefits of sea salt.
Sea salt consists of a similar assortment of minerals and natural healing elements as those found on skin cells. This makes it a perfect natural ingredient to be used for therapeutic treatments and beauty products.
The mineral content in Dead sea salt has long been appreciated for its rejuvenating effects on the skin. Bathing in a Dead Sea salt solution helps in keeping the skin moisturised and revitalised. Dead Sea salt baths also help in improving the skin barrier function and eliminating the roughness and inflammation on the skin’s surface.
Sea salt finds another use in the cosmetic industry in the manufacturing of scrubs and other skin care products like antiperspirants and deodorants. Exfoliation with sea salts helps remove dead skin particles, tone up the skin tissues, encourage peripheral blood circulation, and also promote skin renewal.
Prevents hair loss
One of the lesser known benefits of sea salt is the stimulation of healthy hair growth. Massaging the scalp with the sea salt aids in an improved circulation of blood and it strengthens the hair follicles.
Relax your muscles
Sea salt is beneficial in relieving muscle cramps and enhancing muscular strength. Essential minerals like magnesium and potassium have therapeutic and rejuvenating qualities, thus making sea salts a natural remedy to cure aches and pains. T
Ever wondered why that post beach, pre dinner nap back at the room is so effective? Sea salt baths have a calming and soporific effect, thus helping in inducing profound and rejuvenating sleep.