Badesalz (literally "bath salt") is a comedy duo from the German state of Hesse, founded in the early 1980s by Hendrik "Henni" Nachtsheim (* March 15, 1957 in Wuppertal, Germany) and Gerd Knebel as "Badesalz Theater". They speak in hessian dialect during their performances and sketches. Nachtsheim was the saxophonist of the rock band Rodgau Monotones, Knebel a singer at Flatsch. They had several shows in the German TV ('Och Joh' (ARD), Comedy-Stories (Sat.1), 'Badesalz' Comedy Central). Their work includes numerous albums, several films and a book.