The Dead Sea is the most saline body of water in the world with far greater concentrations of minerals than any ocean (a concentration of 32% minerals compared to other seas, holding approximately 3%). Bromides and Iodine are known to be present in Dead Sea Salt, along with other minerals in a dried form, such as Magnesium, Sodium, Calcium and Potassium. All these minerals are believed to work together to assist in relaxing the body and soothes to provide a sense of well being.
Our Dead Sea Salt (Coarse) is primarily used for rejuvenating bath soaks or foot soaks. It can also be used with Epsom salts (Magnesium Sulphate).
Please note: The coarse variety of Dead Sea Salt can sometimes have naturally-occurring Magnesium crystals; if present, they appear as flat, larger crystals within the salt. As it has not undergone any treatment, it is normal for some naturally-occurring extraneous particles to be present as well.
Caution: Heart patients must follow the advice of their physician before taking baths in which magnesium is used.
IMPORTANT: All New Directions Aromatics (NDA) products are for external use only unless otherwise indicated. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, and it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of a medical practitioner. Please refer to our policies for further details, and our disclaimer below.
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Rating: I was born with eczema, and using the course sea salt in my baths, the last winter was the first winter that I didn't have cracked hands. I have been buying the potato sacks (25kg) of the coarse salt, and throwing in two cups of salt into a bath, everyday, and usually I soak for 30 to 40 minutes. After, I'll get up and shower and exfoliate my skin. I love this salt. This has changed my life. The salt keeps infection down, cleans the cuts, and promotes healing of the skin. I use it everyday. I highly recommend this product for anyone suffering with eczema. Not to mention the price point is fair, and if you live in Toronto, or York region, it's great to just drive there and pick it up. I've seen their warehouse and it is incredible! The smells coming from that place are amazing. Very clean too. Thank you!
By:Stephanie, Richmond Hill, Ontario
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Jan-2019
Rating: My Costumers LOVE this sea salt! Amazing quality!!!
Rating: High quality dead sea salt! Helps reliefing muscle pain - back, neck, legs, sciatica - when using with bath. My first bag is nearly done and I have ordered a second one.
By:Ioulia, Richmond Hill, Ontario
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 16-May-2016
Rating: I love this salt for bath salts. It works perfectly! Very reasonably priced. Will buy again and again!
By:Zachary, Chalk River, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 05-Jul-2014
Rating: I only bought 1KG to try this out, and made salt scrubs, bath salts, and sore muscle/foot soaks. All of them turned out great. Next time I'll buy more, and get a finer grain - the coarse is great for the bath stuff, but a little too harsh for the scrubs in my opinion (I ground it up a tad finer and it was great).
By:A., Dawson Creek, British Columbia Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 20-Jul-2013
Rating: I have found bathing regularly, (at least twice a week) with NDA Dead Sea Salts has really helped reduce the pain and inflammation in my arthritic knee! It makes for a wonderfully relaxing bath and by creatively adding essential oil blends to the bath water or to the salts I have made this a ritual de-stress bath-time! I also use the Dead Sea Salts after an ayurvedic self abhy massage with avocado oil. I am totally reinvigorated and renewed after this!
By:Elizabeth, Holland Landing, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 27-Jan-2006
Rating: I bought 25kgs of this a year ago and I am nearly tapped out! Time to order more soon and I definitely don't mind. No beating the price, either.
I am a massage therapist and constantly recommend this to clients with muscle soreness and/or fatigue.
By:Kayla, Calgary, Alberta Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 13-Apr-2010
Rating: I won't tell you how much research I did to find the best price. NDA won, hands down. I picked this up and since the move, they're closer to me! YEAH!! Definitely worth it. A great product. The 25kg size is awesome! ...and you get brownie points with your supplier. Seriously, thank you.
By:Farkhanda, Oakville, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 19-Feb-2010
Rating: Love this salt! Excellent price, value and holds scent! I have ordered this product a few times!
By:Kallie, Calgary, Alberta Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 28-Apr-2010
Rating: LOVE THIS! great value. Ive ordered the coarse salt and simply use my coffee grinder if i need a finer salt. Very versatile. As others have commented, it holds scent great!
By:Betsy, Brockville, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 23-Apr-2010
Rating: A good value. I love this salt and use it for scrubs.
By:Louise, Montreal, Quebec Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 25-Feb-2006
Rating: I love the course dead sea salt. It really holds up to essential oils and looks great in a glass jar when laced with botanical herbs!
By:Crystal, Blackie, Alberta Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 29-Sep-2009
Rating: These salts are incredible! After I add my herbs, flowers, spices and oils the salts look like crystals coloured by the herbs they are mixed with. My customers are immediately drawn to them and once they hold them in their hands they can't put them down. So, not only are these salt healing and soothing they present in a stunning fashion.
By:Priscilla, New Maryland, New Brunswick
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 05-Dec-2005
Rating: just got this salt. It smells beautiful. Can wait to use it and make my skin soft and relaxing.
Rating: I really enjoy the dead sea salt. The price is fantastic as well.
By:Shirleen, Penetanguishene, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 24-Jul-2006
Rating: Add a bit of natural clay to colour the salts! Instead of petroleum dyes, you'll be adding therapeutic value to your bath salts!
By:Tracey, Toronto, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Jan-2007
Rating: Wow! This salt really holds up to a lot of EO's and it dissolves nicely in warm water. My dry skin is so much softer after a nice soak in the tub with this salt. A+++ quality at a very reasonable price.
By:Cherie, Toronto, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 07-Nov-2008
Rating: This is such a great product! it really helps my very dry winter skin, it really relaxes my muscles and relieves stress. The salts dissolve very well.
Rating: Amazingly strong. These salts are able to hold up to way more essential oils than you think they could without crumbling or melting. Yet they melt beautifully in your bathtub or foot spa. I highly recommend this product!
By:Cherie, Toronto, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 07-Nov-2008
Rating: Make yourself some bath salts with these mineral salts and some essential oils and dried flowers. Not only does it help aching muscles but any skin irritations can be soothed and the salts help to draw out any infections.
By:Vanice, Cambridge, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 19-Dec-2006
Rating: Dead Sea Mineral Salt - OH MY GOSH!!! Fantastic, Oh what a feeling! I followed the receipe that New Directions provided. I give this a 10 . All my joints and my body feel so refreshed and rejuvenated I I am not using those worlds lightly. Thanks so much for the great receipe it will be well used.
By:Myrna, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 24-Jan-2008
Rating: My husband has serious psoriasis. This eases his itch and helps control some of the scaling.
Rating: This is top quality for a great price. Its perfect as my bath salts and leaves my skin soft and body relaxed. The addition of essential oils enhances the results.
By:Yvonne, Brampton, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 08-Feb-2006
Rating: I haven't needed it for joint pain, but the recipe included above is AWESOME! It leaves your skin absolutely glowing. I feared when I ordered it that the individual salt granules would be sharp-edged, but they aren't at all - perfect for body scrubbing!
By:Karen, Nepean, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 26-May-2006
Rating: I concur with the other review regarding joint pain. As a massage therapist, I use this product at least once a week in a bath (2 cups of it) to refresh my tired, hard working body. My skin feels softer and relaxed over all. A great product to mix with essential oils such as cajeput for joint and muscle aches and pains, or any one of New Directions Lavendars. Superior quality!
Rating: Once again, New Directions has provided a superior product with pricing that none of their competitors could touch for the comparable item. They come through as the supplier "par excellence" every time!! My customers love this product and it can be marketed with or without fragrance. I use it personally for joint pain and I have customers that get relief with skin conditions. This is the real deal and I highly recommend the Dead Sea Mineral Salt from New Directions for all applications!!!!
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Please note, the International Federation of Aromatherapists do not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. In addition, Essential Oils must be properly diluted before use in order to avoid any damages to property or adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm).