bath as a remedy for ailments using almost all the nations of the world.Not for nothing in Russia said: Bath - a mother second, bones to steam, the whole body will recover.In pre-revolutionary Russia physiologists for the treatment of muscular and articular rheumatism, gout, scrofula, obesity, inflammation of the upper respiratory tract and bladder, diseases of bones and nerves are not assigned to other than the pair with a birch broom.
Today bathing traditions are revived.But modern medicine has not only confirms their favor, but also recommends a variety of disease states and in the rehabilitation period to go to the bath.All health resorts and spas bathing days are included in the health program, open bath and medical clinics.
What is the healing power of the bath?First of all, in cleansing the body of toxins.Steam and water relieve the stratum corneum of the skin and microorganisms.Also, it increases blood circulation, activated by oxidative processes in the body.In the blood incre
When violations of the cardiovascular system of regular visits to the bath helps reduce blood cholesterol levels, reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and arterial thrombosis.
When kidney disease heat exposure reduces the load on the kidneys due to heavy sweating and eliminate toxins and impurities.
When disorder of the nervous system therapeutic heat relieves tension and excitement of the nervous system, helps to cope with insomnia.
body's immune system is strengthened due to the normalization of metabolism and detoxification of cells.Thermal effects beneficial to increase resistance to infection and viral diseases.
Want to lose weight in the bath?Make it a rule after the gym go to the bath.During one session in the Finnish sauna, you can lose 1 to 2 kg.Just keep in mind: the result can be kept in the case, if this eat right and be active.And lose weight in the bath according to the rules:
- partes at a temperature no higher than 90 ° C or fake birch twigs;
- after the pair did not swim in a cold pool, only poured warm water;
- after each call in a steam room to wrap sheet and rest for at least 15 minutes;
- after the last guy sodium honey with salt, after 15-20 minutes wash off the scrub with warm water;
- in no case do not drink beer and alcoholic drinks;
- Finally be sure to make full body massage.
So, you're going to a Russian bath.Where to start?Yes, with you!First, you need a snack.On an empty stomach in the bath do not go from temperature effect increases blood flow to the organs, it may be nausea.With a full stomach and the entrance is prohibited.The process of digestion, the change in temperature, a large loss of water - all of which can cause a violation of the excretory function.But drinking - a prerequisite for someone who came to warm up, as it is when the guy in the middle loses 900 grams of liquid.Water, natural juice, herbal tea will restore the water balance of the body.
Temperatures in the Russian bath is usually kept in the range of 60 to 70 ° C.Such heat must accustom ourselves gradually.In the first visit to the steam room is best to warm up on the bottom shelf.As you become accustomed to the heat, you can climb up.Performing further procedures - it can be a cool shower or pool, swimming in the hole, rubbing snow, pouring ice water - depends on the extent tempered bathers.Newcomers better to start with a comfortable shower.Alternating procedures "Bath - Snow" is a heavy load on thermoregulation, cardiovascular, nervous and other systems.
In recent years become popular Russian traditional smoke sauna.How do they differ from the "white"?There is no chimney.Smoke from burning birch and oak logs out in the steam room, it fills completely, settling on the ceiling, walls and steep.When the bath is good to heat, ventilate it, wash the soot off the floor, with sloping walls and start sweating.The smoke sauna is especially useful in pulmonary diseases.And bathe in it is a pleasure!Inside the bath is a wonderful, unique flavor, it is filled with an even stronger warm and pleasant humidity.
for each nation the word "room" is associated with their national traditions and preferences.Sauna for the Finns - a matter of national pride and admiration.On the 5 million population in the country has 1.5 million saunas.Finns are convinced sauna can use anyone who is only able to reach her, and the old Finnish proverb says: "If a person can not be cured with the help of the spirits, resins and sauna, it will die."Finnish women even gave birth in the sauna - it was thought that it was a dry heat births are faster, less painful and with the least stress for the child.
Finnish sauna temperature higher than the Russian, - 100-110 ° C, but due to the low humidity easily tolerated.Bath ritual is also different from ours.Before sauna need to take a shower, wipe dry with a towel and then go into the steam bath for 15-20 minutes.You can sit, having spread a towel under her or sheltered sheet - for sweating, but it is better to lie and so that his feet were above his head in order to avoid heat stroke.
Turkish Baths revered by many for comfort and a great healing effect.By its configuration, they resemble a hand with five fingers, each of which - steam room with heated floors.Bath procedure starts in the locker room.There is maintained at 28-34 ° C, so that the body has warmed up before you go to the bath itself.Terms hammam are: first, you lie on a hot soup (stone slab) in the doubles indoors Harare, where the temperature is between 70 and 100 ° C, then swim in the pool with warm water.Returning to its veil of mist warmed soup.Thereafter, the attendant takes for you - telak.Massage, as a rule, it starts from the head, a smooth transition to the neck, shoulders and back.After this session, you will feel completely relaxed: the body becomes easy, and healthy muscle tone.But that is not all.In conclusion telak lathers your body and steamed hard sponge washes away dead skin skin cells.The session ends with a dip in the pool with thermal water and a cup of tea in the kef - recreation room.
main feature of the Japanese furo bath - the guy in the cedar barrel filled with hot water and essential oils, sea salt and rose petals.Bask in the furo about four or five minutes, and then get out, wipe dry and wrapped in a bathrobe relaxing on the couch.Who seek to lose weight, to wrap up in a blanket, better to sweat.
variation of the Japanese bath is a bath sawdust.There have been using pine sawdust, crushed wood, leaves and about 60 aromatic and medicinal herbs.The mixture is heated to 60 ° C, and you are immersed in the pulp of the neck for 15-20 minutes.Sweat soaks filings, and in return the body passed a lot of different nutrients.The Japanese claim that this room rastoplyaet fat and rejuvenates the skin and destroys harmful bacteria.
final part of the ceremony of bath - massage heated sea pebbles.After the bath furo can participate in a traditional tea ceremony.
How to choose a broom for a bath?
Brooms can be combined - of several types of tree branches and plants, but most of twigs tied apply one type of plant.Each broom its curative effect.
- Birch - its leaves contain vitamins C, A, tannins and essential oils.He cleans the skin, accelerates the healing of wounds and abscesses, relieves physical fatigue, has a sedative effect on the nervous system, cleanses the bronchi and lungs.
- Oak - contains large amounts of tannins.Therefore, it is good to use for oily skin.It has a healing effect on the blood vessels.Released during oak twigs of hardening agent capable of reducing the pressure in hypertension.
- Linden - increases sweating, helps to get rid of headaches, has analgesic and calming effect.Also, as the birch, it has wound-healing effect.
- maple and rowan - relieve stress, calm the nervous system, beneficial effects on the heart.
- Fir, juniper, fir, pine - have the effect of micro-massage, increase sweating, contain resins and essential oils.Especially good for diseases of the spine, osteoarthritis, gout, colds.
This bath is contraindicated?
Bath is contraindicated in:
- elevated temperature;
- tendency to bleeding;
- renal failure;
- infectious diseases;
- coronary heart disease and angina pectoris;
- during pregnancy with threatened miscarriage.