Sea water: it will boost your mood, and improve your health | Photo: Shutterstock

The list of sea water health benefits is nearly endless. But, even if it only had a placebo effect on our physique, our brain would still drive us to the beach.

It's good for your mood and boosts your health. The only thing that sea water does not do is hydrate our bodies. But that is not even a downside compared to its immense benefits.

Sea water can be a natural drug and medicine. It stimulates our body and promotes the feeling of well-being that surfers know so well.

If you live by the beach or spend a lot of time in coastal areas, you know how receptive we are to sea-sprayed shores.

So, what does sea water contain? On average, it has 3.5 percent of salt (sodium chloride).

In other words, you get 35 grams of salt for one liter of water and small parts of magnesium, sulfate, and calcium.

Although not scientifically proven, thalassotherapy uses sea water and sea-based products made from algae, marine salt, mud, seaweed, and ocean water to eliminate skin problems.

But salt water has many other surprising benefits:

Sea Water Cleans Your Skin

The mineral salts team up with the sun to regenerate your skin.

As a result, ulcers, lupus, acne, and psoriasis are diseases that can be easily cured with sea water.

Sea Water Strengthens the Immune System

The number of red blood cells increases between five to 20 percent after a swim or bath in the sea.

The number of white blood cells increases even more. So saltwater is fantastic medicine for people with a weakened immune system, anemia, and high blood sugar levels.

Sea Water Slows Down the Development of Rheumatism

Ocean water combined with exercise is an excellent medication for bone and muscle pain, arthritis, and circulatory and post-surgical issues.

Sea Water Reduces and Eliminates Anxiety

Because it contains magnesium, sea water will calm you down.

People who live a stressful life are advised to go to the beach for its relaxing atmosphere and because of the soothing medicinal properties of sea water.

Sea water: good for your sleep, breathing, large intestine, bones, liver, and kidney | Photo: Shutterstock

Sea Water Has Cicatrization Properties

Because it is rich in mineral salts such as sodium and iodine, ocean water has antiseptic and cicatrizing actions on your skin.

Sea Water Improves Breathing

People who suffer from asthma, severe cough, phlegm, and other respiratory problems should go to the beach to breathe the breeze and swim in the sea.

Salt water helps eliminate toxins and other elements that attack the lungs.

Sea Water Cleans Out the Large Intestine

The ingestion of small amounts of ocean water facilitates the cleansing of the colon, detoxifies the body, and renews the body's energies, especially in children.

Sea Water Helps Fight Liver and Kidney Problems

Ocean water accelerates the process of cell regeneration, especially for those damaged by diseases such as cirrhosis.

It also helps eliminate the excess water accumulated in the abdomen that occurs due to the disease.

Sea Water Prevents Insomnia and Reduces Depressive Symptoms

Because it helps normalize blood pressure and treats nervousness, a day at the beach will help you sleep better and naturally boost your mood.

Words by Luís MP | Founder of

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