How to tap into the healing power of the sea


It's that time of the year when our thoughts are turning to summer holidays and sun-kissed days spent by the sea.

But even though your holiday may seem a long way off, there are plenty of other ways to reap the benefits of the sea.

Scientific evidence shows that sea air, warmth from the sun, the sound of water and even eating sea vegetables such as seaweed have immense health-giving properties.

There are plenty of places here at home where you can float in pools and tanks. Some even mimic Israel's Dead Sea. There are nutritious sea vegetables to buy and products made from sea minerals to use in the home.

Click on the links below to find out why the sea is good for you and whether you can float yourself well. Find out about the nutritional benefits of the sea and a variety of other therapeutic boosters.

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