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originally posted by: dragonridr
originally posted by: Philippines
It is probably a salt, yes, but nothing you would want to eat or taste.
Even when swimming in the dead sea you have to be careful not to get your eyes wet with the stuff. It's something like an oily water unlike anywhere else
Its not oily just stings your eyes do to high salt content but it is incredibly easy to float and very hard to drown yourself.
The water of the Dead Sea has a greasy feel to it.