The Finnish sauna is a traditional sauna, which at a temperature of about 85 to 95 Celsius and a humidity of about 10 to 30 by the high fluid loss to purify and detoxify the body, stimulates circulation and blood circulation and strengthens the immune system. Through infusions of menthol, mint or eucalyptus, the humidity can be increased for a short time, the heat stimulation is increased and a beneficial effect on the respiratory tract is achieved.
The steam bath is a sauna variant in which the room temperature is heated by steam to approx. 40 to a maximum of 60 ° C. For example, Roman steam baths are usually characterized by a low temperature of approx. 45 C with 100 humidity. The moist heat and the high humidity have a liberating effect on the respiratory tract, the pores of the skin are opened and the body starts to sweat , Due to the addition of essential oils, the steam bath is particularly suitable for inhalation therapies.