Amongst the extensive range of sauna bathing experiences is the herbal sauna. This type of sauna takes holistic sauna therapy to a whole new level. Sure, there are the usual saunas such as infra-red or steam saunas which are incredibly therapeutic and very popular. However, if you’re looking for something with an ethic edginess then a herbal sauna may just be what you’re after.
Herbal saunas have been widely used for their therapeutic qualities for centuries. They are most popular in Far Eastern countries such as Thailand, Cambodia & Burma. They tend to use indigenous natural herbs depending on which country you have the experience.
Western herbal saunas do however use many imported and indigenous herbs and flowers. Popular choices are lavender, sage, thyme, mint and lemon grass. All of which are world renowned for their natural healing properties.
Typical herbs used in a traditional herbal sauna:
In many countries the herbs are infused into the sauna steam via the use of a bouquet garni. A bouquet garni is usually used for infusing herbs into food dishes when cooking. They are however just at home in your sauna. The recipe of the Bouquet garni is selected for specific properties recommended by your spa therapist.
It is then rested onto the steam infusion tray of the herbal steam sauna heater. This provides the bather with an exciting infusion of steam and herbs. The fragrant herbal humidity and the warm sauna becomes a relaxing and invigorating treatment.
A typical herbal sauna therapy experience is not a hot as a traditional sauna. This makes it a much more comfortable therapy. You can while away the hours breathing in the scented herbal vapour and letting your stresses fade away. Herbal saunas are a popular consideration for any new or existing health spa. They are an inspired addition or an upgrade to an existing traditional sauna.
Large commercial saunas when refurbished can be split into two different types of sauna bathing. One is used for the health spa and one for general leisure which would provide multiple choices of bathing for the client. Herbal saunas also tend to have much more of a designer theme than usual sauna design. They can of course be installed as a traditional sauna with internal bench layout.
Unique designs are conceived from our abilities to push sauna design boundaries. we can easily come up with a solution to our client’s luxury herbal sauna briefs. If you need any further information or would like a quotation for a herbal sauna installation. Whether it’s in your home spa or corporate health spa facility contact Leisurequip to upgrade your healthy living lifestyle today.Tags: aspen, designer, evolve, glass front sauna, heater, herbal, natural, sauna, sauna heater, sauna kit, steam, therapy, traditional, uk