Evidence suggest that the Dead Sea has been known for its therapeutic advantages from ancient times. With the establishment of the State of Israel, scientific articles relating to various fields of medicine started to appear showing that the Dead Sea region, and the Dead Sea itself, has a beneficial effect on skin, joint, respiratory, eye, and other disorders. The purpose of this article is to summarize scientific studies published to date by Israeli and other investigators showing the Dead Sea is not only alive but bring about significant remissions in diseases such as psoriasis, psoriatic, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
|Journal||Israel Journal of Medical Sciences|
|Issue number||SUPPL. JULY|
|State||Published - 1 Jul 1996|
- Dead Sea
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