For thousands of years, cultures around the world indulged in the soothing warmth of aromatic steam baths. Ancient Romans and Chinese are well known for creating elaborate baths. Steam baths have also been part of Native American cultures from the Alaskan Eskimos down to the Mayans. These cultures used steam baths to clean the body, cure illness, rejuvenate tired muscles and provide a sense of spiritual identity. It wasn't until the 20th century that steam baths became more common in North American culture. In the 1960s, steam baths first appeared in large public facilities, such as private clubs and large health resorts. They continue today to be a large part of spa and exercise clubs to aide in relaxation and well-being. For the past 20 years, steam showers have been more accessible to the public and are now able to be installed and enjoyed in the comforts of your own bathroom.
Steam has been long used to relieve stress and tension by soothing tired and aching muscles and increasing blood circulation. Blood circulation will alleviate lactic acid buildup, help with boosting your metabolism, promote greater flexibility and can help with arthritis. Steam is also beneficial in clearing nasal and sinus passageways naturally and relieve a sore throat; it can help soothe a cold, virus or tame allergy symptoms. More advantages of steam include the stress reduction it can promote. Relaxing in the steam can reduce stress and tension symptoms shown in the body and can lead to greater sleep and relaxation overall. If the temperature is set to the correct degree, a steam session has been shown to burn calories all white you relax. Imagine being able to relax, burn calories and reap all these health benefits in the comfort of your own home.
Steam has long been used in the Beauty Industry to remove toxins and build-up in pores all over the body. Using a steam shower will aide in clearing the problem areas by opening the pores, hydrate dry itchy skin, and refresh a tired and dull complexion.Skip the pricey spa and enjoy all the benefits in the comfort of your own home.
Steam showers have a multitude of uses and benefits, and go beyond pampering your body; they will pamper your clothes. The steam shower will be able to steam your clothes fresh with ease. Just hang your item or two in the shower and run a 20 minutes cycle. Your clothes will come out freshly steamed without you having to do it yourself, saving you valuable time.