Salty seawater provides a whole range of amazing benefits for human health. In the past, ancient Egyptians even incorporated seawater into their medicines, believing that the minerals it contained were efficient as a treatment for many illnesses. Below, we will discuss some of the incredible benefits of seawater for human health:
Boost the Immune System
Seawater contains a multitude of important nutrients such as nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, sulfur, magnesium, and calcium as well as many microorganisms. When swimming, the skin absorbs seawater and your body soaks up these important nutrients. Combined with the healthy dose of vitamin D, you will be getting down in the South, these will provide a much-needed boost to your immune system, keeping you healthy and prepared to ward off any bacteria and illnesses when you return to the city!
Revitalize the Skin
The nutrients found in seawater can also be an essential elixir for a healthy complexion. Salty seawater can have wonderful therapeutic effects on sensitive, allergy-prone skin or even other various skin conditions. Once again, the additional vitamin D will also be contributing to a healthy shine.
Regulate Sleep and Reduce Stress
A mineral found in abundance in seawater, magnesium can help the nerves and muscles to relax, and hence reduce stress. Magnesium is also known to help insomnia, and hence you can expect deep sleep and lots of relaxation during your sailing holiday. Overall, seawater thus provides excellent benefits for stress and sleep.
Fight Bacteria Like the Common Colds, Flu and Other Upper Respiratory Disturbances
Minerals in seawater can also be extremely beneficial for respiratory diseases caused by a weakened immune system.
Refresh the Mind
Fragrant pine forests and olive groves, the lullaby-like notes of the birds singing nearby, and the soft rise of fall of the tide. These are the soothing sounds and smells you will be surrounded by on your yacht vacation. Not to mention totally stunning views of the open ocean, remarkable sunrises and sunsets, dazzlingly clear water, and a vast sky full of stars at nights. On a sailing holiday, you can truly be one with nature. With days out swimming in the turquoise waters or hiking along the green hilly coasts, this is truly a holiday both for the mind and body!
If you would like to spend plenty of time in the sea this summer, head to viravira.co to browse between sailboat, gulet, motor yacht and catamaran options or call us at +90 850 433 90 70 to plan your sailing holiday.