The positive effects of steam bathing have been reported for decades. Steam baths have produced simulated fevers for many years, helping people from all walks of life to sweat out the dirt and grime that modern-day living inevitably seems to stick onto our bodies. There are many excellent healing attributes associated with the modern day steam bath. It is especially good for respiratory issues like asthma, allergies and bronchitis, seeing that it offers elevated moisture content.
Taking a steam bath is also great for toning and cleaning the skin. This is thanks to the increased volume of sweat that the steam bath induces, leaving the skin supple and soft, while bathers end up feeling recharged and re-energised. Another reason why steam baths are so great for people suffering from respiratory ailments is that the steam is able to remove mucus and allergens from the lungs. In fact, medical professionals have been advising their patients to breathe steam for various respiratory issues for a very long time.
The steam bath also allows you to inhale a far larger concentration of steam than you would be able to using a vaporiser. This only serves to provide maximum benefits to those who have respiratory issues. Not only can steam baths help you to relax after a long day of hustling and bustling, but you can also boost your body’s health while soothing your mind too.
More Health Benefits of the Modern-day Steam Bath
Steam offers a soothing quality for the breathing passages because it helps to raise the moisture levels in the nose, throat and lungs. Sufferers of both the common cold and asthma will feel better after taking an indulgent steam bath. Even though the steam bath will not heal you from any of these ailments, the temporary relief from these symptoms is so good that many people make a steam bath part of their frequent routine.
Never underestimate the effectiveness of a good sweat for the skin. Dermatologists vouch for the benefits of steam to create a healthy and beautiful glow. A serious sweat can help to clean the skin far better than soap and water can, as it unlocks pores and gets rid of dead cells and deep-seated grime, in order to wash the body from the inside out. Steam baths also boost blood circulation to the skin, which contributes to a glowing and healthy manifestation.
Manage Muscle Pain and Strain With Steam Baths
As if these benefits were not enough to convince you of the many great benefits associated with investing in a steam bath, its heat is also a useful tool for the management of muscular pain. Indulging in a steam bath after a tough body workout is one of the best ways to speed up healing of any hurt or tensed muscles and tissues.
Heat helps the blood vessels to enlarge, boosting blood circulation and increasing oxygen to injured parts of the body. This offers a twofold effect of reducing pain, while also improving the healing speed of your body. It will also help you to avoid those stiff muscles the next morning after a tough workout!
People who struggle to fall or stay asleep can also benefit from a steam bath, as it can help to relax you. Deep sleep has been proven to be one of the best medicinal ways for the body to heal. The modern South African’s day is filled with stresses that builds up over time and can induce stress-linked illnesses, such as hypertension and high blood pressure.
Cutting-edge Steam Baths from Summer Place Spas & Baths
We, at Summer Place Spas & Baths, have been supplying the southern African market with affordable and state-of-the-art steam baths for many decades. We are leaders in our sector and continue to push the boundaries of innovation in the design and manufacture of steam baths in our industry.
Even though we find design inspiration in the latest European trends, each of our products is carefully customised to meet the needs, preferences and demands of our valued South African consumer. We are proud of our long history of celebrated service and products, and continue to look to the future with expectation. Contact us, at Summer Place Spas & Baths, to learn more about our extensive selection of spas and steam baths.