Herbal Sauna

Saunas or steam baths are the oldest form of relaxation therapies; they promote blood circulation, open the airways, enhance sweating and mucosal secretions, and regulate the immune-modulating effect. In TCM understanding, the heat and moisture not only promotes bodily functioning, but also lubricates the body and regulates internal water metabolism. Having saunas or steam baths regularly helps to harmonize the inner and outer aspects of the body and calms the spirit as well.

The Benefits of Herbal Sauna

Herbal Sauna cleanses your skin and in one session it increases the amount of oxygen and nutrients delivered to your organs – especially the skin giving it a healthy glow. On going treatments are beneficial for acne, and other skin conditions.

The herbal sauna will help relax face muscles, aid in a clearer complexion, by removing dirt and oil and toxins Improving lung, sinus and respiratory function By opening up your airways and sinuses –this treatment is great for persistent sinus, coughs, colds and chronic lung disease.

The steam sauna holds a humidity of 100 per cent. It relaxes the muscles and gives moisture to the throat, therefore opening up your airways. This eases congestion, inflammation, coughing, allergies and respiratory conditions – making this sauna great for asthmatics or those with emphysema, bronchitis and chronic sinusitis. The use of specific herbs or essential oils further enhances these benefits.

The Herbal Sauna strengthens your immune system by gently heating the body, enhancing blood-flow, and increasing white blood cells in the blood and your immune system is stimulated. Saunas make your body heat up the same way it would if you had a fever, helping your body to heal itself. Gentle sweating opens up your pores, lets out toxins and impurities, increases circulation and aids in over coming infection. It increase circulation and eases muscle pain and with an increased circulation muscular and rheumatic pains are eased. An improvement in joint movement may be noticed. A sauna can also speed recovery time for injuries such as strains, sprains, arthritis and muscular pain.

Detoxification is another bonus and includes being able to stimulate the endocrine glands that are important for regulating mood, tissue function, metabolism, sexual function and the reproductive process.