How to choose a bath ?
At the moment, there are several types of baths.In Russia, the most popular Russian bath, but the world's demand, Japanese and Turkish saunas are also popular and Finnish baths.
Finnish sauna Finnish sauna
appeal to those who prefer dry steam.Humidity in a small bath.The Finnish saunas are often absent from the steam heating using wood instead use gas or liquid fuels.
The Russian baths humidity is 40%.In the Ancient Rus Russian steam rooms are primarily a place for bathing and hygiene procedures.Necessarily need to use birch brooms.That use of the sauna helped our ancestors to resist many diseases, including the spread of the plague.And if the bath in Russia were widespread in ancient times, in Europe they have appeared only after the church recognized the bath is not a sin, it was only in the early 19th century.
Hammam called the "Hamam".A distinctive feature of the bath is the maximum degree of humidity - 100%, and the temperature in the bath can be relatively high - 40º, maximum 60º.In Russian baths temperature typically is at least 50º, and in Finnish - 100º and from above.The steam in the Turkish bath is fed from the bottom, and the walls are lined with a Turkish bath stone.
The Japanese bath is water, which is infused with herbs.Bath is actually a barrel, and, on completion of the washing procedure in a barrel with herbs need to move to the other, which contains water, to insist on the oils.Then wipe dry with a towel.
Also you may be interested in the so-called Roman baths.They consist of two rooms: a tepidarium and lakonikum.The essence of these baths is to prepare a person to a strong rise in temperature.In the first room - temperature 45º C, in such a room needs to be from 5 to 10 minutes, and then move in a hot air room temperature up to 70º.Despite the heat, it is worth noting that in the Roman bath is generally well feel people who do not tolerate heat.This is due to the fact that these baths humidity is relatively low, and the air supplied from the special openings in the walls.
Bani in beauty salons
now have baths in many beauty salons, but their principle of construction is more like a sauna.Of course, in these baths have their advantages.You can use different kinds of services, such as: massage, manicure, scrub and others.However, as usual Russian bath also offers a good range of services, such as a dining table and a swimming pool.
What bath should choose
say for certain which of the baths will be better, it is difficult for you.On the one hand - this is a matter of taste, but on the other - you have to take into account the individual characteristics of the organism.If you are not sure what the air temperature and humidity level are able to carry, start with a bath, air temperature which is less high.It is possible you will so-called dry air bath with a 60º air temperature and humidity below 30%.Most likely, it will be a sauna, or it may be a Japanese bath ofuro.
Remember, at 70º C in the bath should not be stored for more than 5 minutes if ambient temperature is about 100º C - no more than 3 minutes.In the future you will be able to stay in the bath longer, but not more than 10 minutes in one go.After the first steaming is not recommended for water treatment in the chilled water.Also, do not drink alcohol before the bath and being in it.
recommend to read the article What to take to the bath.