The salt from the Dead Sea tastes bitter.

The salt from the Dead Sea tastes bitter.

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Dead Sea Salts by Ian Bothwell cc2.0

Salt usually tastes, well, salty but the salt in the Dead Sea tastes bitter because of the lake’s rich mineral content, particularly the high content of magnesium and potassium. Because of this, unrefined Dead Sea salt is not edible.

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