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Benefits of Steam Baths

Steam baths are considered essential for purifying and detoxifying the skin and body, increasing circulation, stimulating the immune system, and encouraging complete physical and mental well-being. Many specialists are aware of the wide range of benefits of steam.

Massage therapists use steam baths in preparation for massage to increase the muscles' suppleness and create a deep sense of relaxation in the body and mind.

Aromatherapy treatments can be added to steam baths by placing essential oils directly onto the steam head. The smell evokes powerful effects throughout the body and has many therapeutic benefits.

Spa Therapists prefer using steam to enhance their facial and body treatments. During a treatment, the heat stimulates circulation while preparing the skin's surface for better absorption of products. The steam cleans the skin through perspiration and creates energy throughout the body that helps burn up fat.

Personal fitness professionals know that steam baths have a stimulating effect on the cardiovascular system. The pulse rate increases from 75 beats per minute to between 100-150 beats per minute during a 15-20-minute treatment This increases blood circulation and enables the bloodstream to carry more significant amounts of nutrients to the skin, enhancing the nutritive status.

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