When I get near sea water I always bring two gallons home. Here is why:
These are major components of sea water (salts) according to the order of magnitude of these elements:
|Natural chlorine||55.2 percent|
|Sulphur as SO4||7.7 percent|
|Carbon as carbonic acid||0.35 percent|
There are 40 more minor elements in sea water, which no doubt contain every known or unknown trace element of nutritional significance. (From Dr. Royal Lee, The Significance of Sea Salt)
A small amount of sea water in the diet is beneficial. I take a tablespoon each day in a glass of water.