Relieves Pain: Heat relieves pain in sore and tired joints and muscles. It does this by expanding blood vessels to promote better circulation. Improved circulation carries additional oxygen to injured areas, reducing pain and accelerating the healing process.
Simulates Fever: Fever is the body's natural mechanism to fight infection and some viruses. It is an important part of the recovery process. By heating the body, you induce an artificial state of fever. Stimulating the infection-fighting benefits of a fever without suffering the discomfort that comes from actually being ill.
Weight Control: Promote intense perspiration. The body regulates its temperature through sweating, and helps purge excess moisture, salt and fat.
Reduces Stress: The heat can relax your body and loosen muscles. Stress can affect our overall health so this is an excellent way to relieve stress in a natural way.
Skin Benefits: Intense perspiration can expel dirt and chemicals to assist in purifying your pores and help remove dead skin cells on the surface. Regular use can result in softer skin and an improved complexion.
Detox: The body purges many toxins via perspiration. Unhealthy elements such as alcohol, heavy metals, and nicotine can build up within the body. Sweating is one of the natural means to purge these impurities.