People travel from all over the world to soak in the salty water and slather themselves in nutrient-rich mud on the shores of Israel’s Dead Sea. The Dead Sea has the reputation of healing your ailments and calming your mind. Legend says it was the Queen of Sheba who first believed in the mystical healing powers of the Dead Sea. Then Cleopatra traveled from Egypt to build the world’s first spa there. Reportedly, Cleopatra was enamored with the Dead Sea’s amazing health benefits and used its distinctive minerals in her legendary beauty treatments. Men have also indulged in the miracle minerals, two thousand years ago the Roman historian Josephus Flavius wrote that King Herod himself visited the Dead Sea’s hot springs where he took the cure and found tranquility.