Halotherapy: healthy breathing in the sauna

Thanks to the integration of a salt wall in their home sauna, you can enjoy the benefits of the sea air at home. The presence of a salt wall in a sauna makes it possible to multiply the therapeutic effect and combine the benefits of sauna with those of halotherapy. But the use of such a wall has other advantages.
From the salt mine to the "sauna

From the salt mine to the “sauna”

Halotherapy (halos means “salt” in Greek) simulates the environment of salt caverns under the assumption that breathing air rich in salt particles improves respiratory and skin diseases. In the 1830s, a physician named Feliks Boczkowski noticed that the lungs of salt miners were healthier than those of the general population. As a result, he founded speleotherapy, which focuses on the treatment of respiratory diseases through treatments in salt caves.

What is halotherapy used for?

Salt therapy can be used for prevention and treatment of respiratory diseases (colds, coughs, bronchitis, sinusitis, asthma, etc.), as well as for cleansing the body of suspended particles in case of inflammation (especially in children). Salinotherapy is not recommended in case of fever and severe impairment of the respiratory tract.

Since salt balances the top layer of the skin, it has proven useful in the treatment of skin diseases such as eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis and others. Especially in the case of colds and respiratory infections, it may be useful to subject children to certain halotherapy, as salt has a strong anti-inflammatory and expectorant effect.

The integration of a salt wall in the sauna

A salt wall can be professionally installed in any new sauna at the owner’s request. The pink color of the salt stones that make up the wall gives it a very decorative aspect, and each stone is unique in its appearance. The salt wall is backlit to give off a warm, soothing light. Because of its high resistance to heat and moisture, it is an obvious choice for a sauna. In addition, there are a number of ways to add salt stones to existing saunas.

Advantages of halotherapy in sauna

Inhalation of mineral salts and trace elements is a natural treatment technique known as halotherapy. The treatment has numerous positive effects on the respiratory system and provides an opportunity to refocus and revitalize. Minerals, trace elements and negative ions naturally present in the air are responsible for the therapeutic effects of halotherapy. The sessions are an all-natural, drug-free way to address any deficiencies. The benefits of halotherapy are comparable to those of a stay at the beach.

  • Relaxation and well-being: Helps combat stress, fatigue, nervousness and insomnia.
  • Multisensory stimulation for general calming of body and mind
  • Benefits for the skin and improvement of dermatological conditions such as psoriasis, acne, skin irritations or inflammations
  • Respiratory relief: helps reduce asthma, respiratory allergies, chronic bronchial inflammation, cough associated with tobacco and pollution, sinusitis, etc.
  • Elimination of toxins and strengthening of immunity
  • Improvement of digestive disorders

 

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