Turkish Bath: procedures, benefits and healing properties of the hammam

Turkish Bath: procedures, benefits and healing properties of the hammam
 Hammam - Turkish bath, widespread in all Eastern nations. Oriental steam baths tradition is rooted in the historical period of the Byzantine Empire. Successor to ancient Rome, Byzantium largely continued to use the Greco-Roman invention and observe traditions, among which are prominent citizens regularly visit public baths - term - built on the Roman model. The Arabs, who had close contact with the Byzantines, they adopted this in many ways useful custom.

Hammam device makes it possible to visit her, even for those who usually paired traditionally contraindicated, for example, people with blood pressure problems. In hammam no strong heat, the temperature generally varies in the range of 38-55 degrees, to the same air heating it even, because heat is not from the same source, and heated from the floor surface, stone walls and lounges.

High humidity, reaching 100 percent, also makes a stay in the hammam is very comfortable: fresh steam gently envelops the body and relaxes. The process of staying in a Turkish bath followed by five major procedures.

The first of them - a gradual warming unhurried, at which steam envelops the body, moisturizes the skin and softens the epidermis, warms up the muscles and joints. Warming up takes place in stages: first, a man sitting in a steam room, enveloped in clouds of hot steam and gradually begins to sweat, then he lies on a heated stone lounger, with an increase in temperature increases sweating.

Hot enough body is now ready for the second procedure - massage. Movement of the masseur can unaccustomed seem sharp enough, but in fact massage is accompanied by an unforgettable feeling of complete renovation, or "second birth".

Good steamed and "mashed" body is subjected to further mechanical exfoliation procedure with a stiff woolen mittens and natural black soap with expensive oil argan seeds. Leather, passed the preliminary stages of preparation, easily released from the keratinized layer of old cells, fully updated, smoothed and saturated with moisture.

Then you need soap body soap without rubbing the skin. This is done with a gentle "satin" foam, which is especially nice after a hard vigorous rubbing of the skin. This procedure ends with a thorough rinsing with water and immersing the body in the cool of the pool.

And the important final procedure of the traditional hammam is relaxing after a long process of steaming and cleansing the body. For that, there is a special room with a calm relaxing environment in which to enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and chat with friends.

By the curative properties hammam should include, first, anti-aging effect due to increased metabolic rate and oxidative processes, secondly, cleansing the body of toxins, and thirdly, improving blood circulation and the disappearance of stagnation internal organs.

Regular visits to the Turkish baths - a wonderful means of prevention and treatment of many diseases: cardiovascular diseases, colds, diseases of the respiratory system and the musculoskeletal system, rheumatism. A hammam serves the purpose of promoting good health.

The use of medicinal procedures Hammam is not confined only curative effect. Undeniable and obvious benefit of the hammam is also a delightful cosmetic effect achieved solely under the conditions peculiar to the Turkish bath.

High humidity Hammam promotes deep moisturizing of the skin and hair. It is effective and to eliminate cellulite. Also fully show here its medicinal properties and methods of aromatherapy, enhancing the effect of the main bath procedures. Therefore, many SPA-complexes and fitness centers are increasingly incorporating a range of services hammam.

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