100% finely ground sea salt
A bit about sea salt (from the Mountain Rose Herbs website):
"Sea salt is not as refined as table salt, and it still
contains traces of other minerals, including iron, magnesium, calcium,
potassium, manganese, zinc and iodine. Sea salt is thought to be
healthier and more flavorful than traditional table salt, and many rave
about its bright, pure, clean flavor. Sea salt is actually not as
'salty' as table salt, so recipes may have to be adjusted for taste.
There is nothing more soothing, satisfying, and
luxurious as a therapeutic soak with sea salt. At one time, high grade
sea salts were only available at spas or in expensive bath care
products, but now they are more widely available at affordable prices.
Our solar dried sea salt is 100% natural, contains no additives, and
has a high mineral content. It is for wonderful for softening and
rejuvenating the skin, is a great exfoliant for sloughing away dry skin
cells, relaxes muscular aches, pains, sunburns, rashes, and irritated
skin. Sea salt is a perfect choice for those who wish to make their own
bath salts, salt scrubs, therapeutic treatments, and it is also used
within bath bombs, bath teas, soapmaking and in deodorant. "
Do not use in case of skin infection or external
wounds. Consult with a doctor before using if you have any medical
conditions, are on medication, or are pregnant.Sea salt does not contain iodine,
which functions in the production of thyroid hormones. According to
Northwestern University, one teaspoon of iodized table salt is enough to
meet this dietary requirement. If you are using sea salt in place of
table salt, please be sure that you are getting iodine from other
sources. Other dietary sources of iodine include seafood (clams,
lobster, oysters, sardines and ocean fish), drinking water, and dairy
products from feed additives as well as from
disinfectants used on dairy farms (not a very
This score is a ranking based on how natural, eco-friendly, and non-toxic a product is, and is rated out of a possible total 5 stars.
: 5 out of 5 stars for naturalness
supports their growers from around the world with fair pricing and
programs that help their communities. They also support environmental
projects that promote organic agriculture and habitat restoration around
This salt is quite healthy, containing naturally-occurring trace elements.
This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 06 October, 2011.