Types of steam bath

When talking of steam baths, few know that there are different variants. Below is a brief overview of the types of steam baths that can be installed in modern wellness centres, or private homes.

Different kinds of Steam or steam baths

Steam bath or Hammam, 40-45 °C, 100% humidity

the steam bath is the classic hot steam bath, known since ancient times, where you immerse yourself in a pleasantly humid and enveloping environment.

Laconicum 65°C, dry

the special heating of these cabins induces pleasant pespiration; very useful to eliminate toxins, metabolism slags, fatty acids and impurities. The heat is induced either by benches (39°C) or by walls (65°C).

Calidarium 45-48°C medium to high humidity

high steam is specially designed to help general relaxation, muscle and skin toning, clean pores and stimulate circulation. Temperatures between 45 and 48°C, medium-high humidity and heated benches at 39°C. It can be accompanied by natural aromas and essences.

Tepidarium 37-39°C, low humidity

the Tepidarium is an excellent support for all the body's immune and regenerative activities. The heat is distributed equally in every part of the body. It thus becomes a great place to stop and recover from everyday stress.

Steam bath with salt mist

Stenal produces special dosage systems for steam baths, which, finely nebulise a saline solution and enrich the steam of the steam bath creating a marine atmosphere inside the cabin. Sea salt ions mainly act on breathing, improving the state of the mucous membranes, the bronchi and the respiratory tract in general. For this reason, the steam bath with saline mist is recommended primarily to relieve respiratory system disorders such as asthma, catarrh, sinusitis and pneumonia. Additionally, it may also be beneficial to dermatological problems such as psoriasis, skin irritations of various origin, circulation problems, hypertension, rheumatic diseases, metabolic dysfunction, ulcers and other gastrointestinal disorders, allergies (with the exception of iodine allergies) and stress. Healthy particles are inhailed, but also penetrate through the epidermis. The Steam bath with salt mist is particularly indicated to relieve stress and emotional fatigue, and this is why it is often accompanied by starry sky lighting, with delicate chromatic light effects that help the mind relax and distract from everyday stress, and Audio speakers to spread relaxing music.