There’s nothing like a vacation to revive and restore body and soul. There certainly are plenty of spots that offer diversions to take your mind off your problems. But there’s one spot that takes the therapeutic vacation experience to a new level: the Dead Sea.
A Place like no other
The Dead Sea is situated between Israel and Jordan, in an area of mountains and stone canyons where ancient ruins can be visited. Besides the awe-inspiring view of the water itself, the landscape is surreal, with its salt formations on the one hand, and its oases and hot springs on the other. In addition, the various beaches, resorts, clinics, and spas are there to indulge the whims of every visitor. The area also offers a number of nature reserves that are protected by the Israeli government. Many hiking areas will lead you through these reserves, some of the ruins, or just through some beautiful nature.
The climate of the area is also very special. You’re more than likely to enjoy sunny days when you’re there because the sun shines about 330 days of the year, and there’s not much chance of rain. But you don’t have to worry as much about getting sunburned; the dense atmosphere filters the sun so that the harmful rays are not as strong as they are in other places.
The water of the Dead Sea is the main attraction for travelers. Because of its unique position as the lowest place on the planet, no water flows out of the Dead Sea. Instead, it has a high evaporation rate, which produces an extremely high concentration of salts and minerals. This concentration is the reason that no life forms exist in the Dead Sea. It’s also the reason for the natural buoyancy of the water -bathers can float on the surface without any effort at all.
A Healing Diversion
As interesting as these unusual facts are, probably the most fascinating features of the Dead Sea minerals are their power to relieve skin problems and some joint and muscular issues. A high percentage of psoriasis patients have found relief from the combined experience of bathing in the Dead Sea waters, applying Dead Sea mud packs, and taking in the filtered sunlight. By the same token, rheumatism sufferers have been relieved of achy, stiff joints after Dead Sea treatments.
When it’s time to go home, psoriasis sufferers have an option of taking part of the Dead Sea protocol home with them. Dead Sea Premier has formulated a cream, Psoricalm, using the same natural Dead Sea minerals. By using this cream, psoriasis patients can experience the same level of relief in between their getaways.