Thousands of years ago there were saunas too. The purpose of a sauna is to give relaxation and cleanse the body from unhealthy elements. Modern technology brought about improved and enjoyable saunas. In most famous world hotels saunas are heated by electricity or infrared, but Finnish like it the traditional way. Saunas did not originate from Finland, but have become so much a part of the Finnish culture. It is said that there are 2 million saunas in Finland for a population of 5 million. The first saunas were holes in the ground, with a fire pit in the center and a roof to cover the fire, keep the heat inside and protect everything against rainfall, wind and snow. Traditional saunas are heated by wood, burned in a chimney or in a stove. Chimney or smoke sauna, the original sauna, is believed to be the best.
Sauna is a pleasant and also an amusing way to detoxify. Saunas make us perspire and sweating removes toxins in our body. For the all-natural super detox program one can use the traditional sauna and the infrared heat sauna. Staying in a sauna enhances blood circulation and provides more oxygen to our tissues. Exposure to it opens our nasal passages to drain our sinuses. Sauna is considered the best natural detox solution for heavy metals toxicity and it also helps to provide arsenic removal from our body. You should take a shower immediately after you get out of the sauna to wash off the toxins that seep through your pores.
Saunas not only offer natural detoxification, they are also relaxing after a hectic week and help reduce pain. You can relax and relieve stress and tension in a sauna. Pamper yourself more and experience at the same time an exquisite detoxification process Enjoy the warmth of sauna!