Benefits of Steam Baths

 

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Possibly the greatest advantage to steam room is the fact that the humidity levels in the air ensure that skin remains supple and hydrated throughout the steam session. In addition, beads of moisture coat the skin almost instantaneously and prevent body from losing heat through the process of evaporation. This is thought to accelerate the detoxification and healing processes which take place within the body when body temperature rises.

· Alleviate Stress
A steam bath can alleviate stress like nothing else...and that's especially important in our fast-paced society. The steam bath offers a needed respite from the cares of the day. Its warm soothing mist gently embraces and calms you. Close your eyes, breathe deeply and feel your tensions just melt away.

 

· Natural Sleep Aid
Can't sleep? Take advantage of the steam bath's relaxing effect by going to sleep after a regular steam session. The steam bath will leave you in a peaceful, relaxed state, and you will probably find it much easier to doze off.

· Deep Skin Cleansing
The steam's warmth opens up your pores, then flushes out the impurities in the form of perspiration. Your skin will look and feel great!

· Cold Relief
Relief from head or chest colds can be obtained in the steam bath. You can use some Eucalyptus oil on our aromatherapy steam heads for a fragrant and medicinal burst of steam. Sinus and chest passages will open up, allowing you to breathe easier.

· Socializing
Sharing a steam session with friends can be a great way to spend time in relaxed conversation!

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Do doctors recommend steam bathing?
Frequently. Steam bathing is known to be extremely helpful for people with respiratory ailments such as asthma, bronchitis, allergies etc. It can also work wonders in helping to soothe muscles, rheumatism, bursitis, etc.

Does steam bathing help me lose weight?
Steam bathing will cause your body to lose water, also work done by the sweat glands uses up a lot of energy and it is possible for a person to burn around 300 calories in a session, which is similar to the amount that you might burn in a two-mile jog. All this may result in temporary weight loss. However, it takes a committed program of exercise and diet to help

 

 


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