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Breton Sea Salts
French Grey Sea Salts come from the Guerande
region of France and are among the best sea salts in the world.
Sea water is channeled into clay lined evaporation ponds as
the salt crystals form they develop a beautiful gray color
from the clay. The clay also adds to the exceptionally high
mineral content of these salts.
of these salts is an art. The salt crystals are collected by
hand using traditional Celtic methods. For 1500 years, salt farmers
have harvested the Noirmoutier Sea Salt. Harvesting the salt
is a totally natural cottage industry where the only ingredients
are the sea, the sun and man. BRETON™ sea salt from the
Isle of Noirmoutier under goes no treatment after harvesting.
Neither washed, nor refined, it keeps its essential nutrients
vital to the human body. Salt farmers follow strict harvesting
rules as prescribed in the NEP specifications (Nature en Progress).
This makes it worthy of having the NEP seal of approval. The
NEP certification also ensures the purity and cleanliness of
Far from being
mere sodium chloride, BRETON™ sea salt concentrates countless
benefits taken from the sea. As the seawater slowly moves from
ocean to salt pan, exposed to wind and sun, its salt content
keeps rising and the salt crystals are enriched with health-enhancing
minerals. The lower sodium content allow for more bioavailable
magnesium (in chloride form) calcium, and potassium, as well
as trace elements such as copper, zinc, iron, manganese, and
even minute amounts of iodine and fluoride. Being totally natural
BRETON™ sea salt retains all of these qualities.
analysis demonstrates that BRETON™ Sea Salt contains a
wide variety of minerals and trace elements. In order to retain
the highest levels of minerals and nutrients, Breton Sea Salts
are never heated or processed. The salt is collected by hand,
dried by the solar evaporation and stone ground. The labor intensive
process is the reason that the ground salts are a bit more high
priced than the coarse.
of France where these salts are produced boasts some of the most
famous Thallastherapy Clinics and Spas of the world. These therapeutic
gray salts have become a prominent ingredient in the top bath
and body products for both the consumer and professional markets.
Fine and Coarse
are very popular for prepackaged bath salt products as the natural
grey color looks great in a jar. Simply scented with lavender
essential oil and mixed with dried lavender buds, you can create
a beautiful and very therapeutic bath salt. This is also a great
salt to use in therapeutic jacuzzi treatment for spas or in your
a moist soft crystal that mixes well with essential oils, fragrance
oils and dried herbs. Avoid mixing the coarse grains with dry
powdered ingredients, as the moisture will make the mixture clump.
Coloring is possible but not common as the salts are known for
their natural gray coloring.
(55 lb. bag)