The original SALT of the EARTH Coarse Celtic Sea Salt is 100% natural and chemical free. Harvested by hand in France as it has been done for over 1,000 years. Fully mineralised moist sea salt is of the highest potency containing minerals and natural trace elements essential to the body’s daily needs. The salt breaks down the complex carbohydrates of grains and vegetables for better digestion. Fully mineralised natural salt does not create thirst and assists in hydration.