How Our Forefathers Managed Wellness:
In the Waters are all medicines and Agni gives health to all. May the waters prepare the medicine that is a protection for my body, that I may long see the Sun.
– Rig Veda I. 24. 20-21
The ancient medical science of India, Ayurveda incorporates therapy through water vapour in the process of Svedana. Most civilizations have used THERMAL-HYDROTHERAPY in some form or the other throughout history to drive natural wellbeing, be it the Roman Thermae, Finnish Sauna, Turkish Hamam, Ayurvedic Svedana or American Indian Sweat Lodge.
Let’s not forget, our bodies are made up of 70% water and that’s where the answers lie.
Ancient Egyptians built ‘bathhouses’ – almost every disease in Egypt was treated with the help of water. Archaeologists have discovered evidence of ‘steam rooms’, cabins filled with steam and aromatic herbs to help treat various ailments. In one of the most ancient Egyptian literature, called Initial book of transformation of the old and the young the author ranked steam baths as a top means of rejuvenation and improvement of health improvement.
Factors Impacting Longevity of Life
Infections of the respiratory tract are perhaps the most common human ailment. Air pollution from our bustling metropolitans often contribute and aggravate factors of many respiratory diseases including common cold, flu, bronchitis, sinusitis, asthma, and allergies.
We live in a complex world, with an increased complexity of life. Sedentary lifestyle, bad eating habits, adverse working conditions, economic and other external factors etc. specifically lead to physical and mental stress. Stress leads way to diseases like high blood pressure, insomnia and much more.
In order to control and prevent the complications arising from these diseases, it is important solve for the root cause of these problems and not go in blindly for a symptomatic level treatment. Our body has tremendous potential to heal itself, if we let it get closer to its natural balances.
Steam therapy or inhalation is one of the most widely recommended natural treatments to soothe and open the nasal passages and get relief from the symptoms of a cold, flu, bronchitis, asthma or sinus infection. The warm, moist air works by loosening the mucus in the nasal passages, throat, and lungs. This may relieve symptoms of inflamed, throat irritation and swollen blood vessels in nasal passages.
It’s effective and feasible
Steam therapy also helps with:
• Managing stress
• Post workout rehabilitation
• Relief from joint/muscle pains
• Boosts metabolism
• Promotes graceful agein
• Much…much more.
Ways to use steam therapy
• Traditional way Boil a few cups of water then pour the steaming water into a large bowl. Place gently on a firm flat surface, such as a kitchen table. Put a towel over your head to form a tent and lean over with your face 15-20cm from the steam and inhale. Add Tulsi leaves for better effectiveness.
• Shower Run a hot shower and inhale the steam – you can even use essential oils to help refresh and revitalize. SteamPro makes it possible in your existing shower to make sure you use the therapy on the go.
Call us today to know how you can transform your current shower into a steam shower! It’s absolutely magical, trust us!