Archive for Category: Saunas

  • The History of the Sauna

    SAUNA, correctly pronounced “sow (rhymes with wow) nah,” is the only Finnish word in the English dictionary; it means “bath” and “bathhouse.” Sauna has been a way of life in Finland, where it comes from in its present form, for over 2000 years. One of the first written descriptions of the Finnish Sauna was in 1112. The earliest Sauna was dug into an embankment in the ground. Later Saunas were built above ground with wooden logs. The rocks were heated in a stone stove with a wood fire...
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  • Sauna Detoxification

    Detoxification of the body on a cellular level removes toxins in the forms of heavy metals; (ie: mercury, lead, cadmium, and aluminum.) Arsenic Detoxification removes formaldehyde, pesticides, agent orange, industrial chemicals, and gasoline. There is also a general Detox of alcohol, nicotine, and other drugs. The Far Infrared heat operates more effectively then a traditional sauna because the body actually sweats more at temperatures 60 to 80 degrees lower than conventional saunas, with the detoxification...
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  • Infrared Sauna Health Benefits

    Increases Blood Circulation  As your body increases sweat production to cool itself, your heart works harder pumping blood at a greater rate to boost circulation, supplying the conditioning benefits of continuous exercise. Heart rate, cardiac output and metabolic rate increase, while diastolic blood pressure drops, for improved overall cardiovascular fitness. Relieves Pain  The deep heat of your Home-Health-Essentials Far infrared sauna helps peripheral blood vessels dilate, bringing relief...
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