HEALTH BENEFITS OF INFRARED SAUNAS
Far Infrared Sauna Therapy
Conventional hot rock/steam saunas heat the air with the steam, which can often be unbearably hot and makes it difficult to breathe. This method only allows the body to sweat at the surface. In comparison, far infrared saunas are well ventilated, comfortable and relaxing.
Why Far Infrared Sauna
BECAUSE INFRARED SAUNA THERAPY HEATS THE BODY DIRECTLY RATHER THAN SIMPLY WARMING THE AIR, IT RAISES THE CORE BODY TEMPERATURE AND PRODUCES A DEEP, DETOXIFYING SWEAT AT THE CELLULAR LEVEL, WHERE MOSTTOXINS RESIDE. IN ADDITION, FAR INFRARED SAUNAS AID IN BLOOD PRESSURE REDUCTION & WEIGHT LOSS, BURNING UP TO 600 CALORIES IN ONE 40 MINUTE SESSION!
The natural healing comes from the ability of Infrared to penetrate human tissue. This helps your body get back into balance in a number of ways: Relax: Infrared is a gentle, soothing and therapeutic heat that promotes relaxation and improved sleep.
Sweating is the body's safe and natural way to heal and stay healthy. Ridding the body of a build-up of toxins can help relieve symptoms of illness, prevent illness and increase overall health and vitality. Detoxification is important because it strengthens the body's biochemical process function effectively so we are better able to digest the nutrients in our food. Staying hydrated and sweating safely will expel more toxins from your body. The infrared heat generated by your saunas produces sweat consisting of nearly 20% toxins (80% water) vs. only 3% toxins (97% water) in traditional saunas.
Rejuvenate Skin:Infrared saunas provide the most effective wavelength for healing the epidermis and dermis layers of the skin, stimulating collagen production to reduce wrinkles and improve overall skin tone.
Relieve Pain:Infrared heat penetrates tissue, joints, and muscles to relieve anything from minor aches and pains to chronic pain conditions such as fibromyalgia, and speeds up recovery time.
Improve Circulation:Heating the muscles with infrared rays produces an increase in blood flow. Regular infrared sauna use can significantly stimulate blood flow up to twice the normal rate.
The Benefits of SANCTUARY Infrared Sauna LED Color Light Therapy
The History of Color Light Therapy
Color Light therapy is a technique of restoring imbalance by means of applying color to the body. Its history is rooted as far back as the Mayan culture.
Medical Benefits :
Light Therapy has been reported to reduce swelling, relieve pain, decrease inflammation, accelerate open wound healing and greatly reduce overall recovery after medical/surgical procedures. Patients have demonstrated increased range of motion, decreased muscle tension and spasm, and improved circulation.
Rejuvenating LED light therapy can be used for pain management such as joint and back pain. When used with infrared technology, light therapy (phototherapy) is one of the most effective and non- invasive ways to repair the body. Light therapy is also used to relieve Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). SAD effects individuals when the lack of sunlight results in seasonal depression. Phototherapy helps with SAD by resetting the internal biological clock, helping individuals sleep better and regulate their mood.
Light therapy is also a growing treatment for anti-aging. Many individuals have seen a reduction in the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, crow's feet, and age spots.
Light therapy is "effective at improving the appearance of the face, neck and chest by reducing the signs of aging, wrinkles and age spots", says Web M.D. Combined with infrared therapy, LED phototherapy can be a great way to revitalize skin. Light therapy energizes skin cells, stimulating the production of collagen and elastin, giving skin back it's youthful look.
Red:Red is called "The Great Energizer.” It loosens, releases stiffness and constrictions. It is excellent for areas that have become stiffened. Red is the first visible color we see after the infrared band is passed. It promotes cellular growth, stimulating the “will” aspect, or the circulatory system. It is therefore indicated for all colds, sluggish or dormant conditions, such as pneumonia, arthritis, anemia, as a liver stimulant, an energy builder, and for increasing circulation.
YellowYellow helps awaken mental inspiration arousing higher mentality. Thus, it is an excellent color for nervous or nerve-related conditions or ailments; fueling the solar plexus. Yellow has a very enriching effect upon the intellect. Yellow can be used for conditions of the stomach, liver, and intestines. It can help the pores of the skin by repairing scarred tissue. These rays have an alkalizing effect which strengthens the nerves. Awakening, inspiring and vitally stimulating the higher mind promoting self-control.
GreenGreen is the universal healing color. Green is midway in the color spectrum; therefore, it contains both a physical nature and a spiritual nature, in equal balance and in equal harmony. Thus, green can be used for just about any condition in need of healing. When in doubt, green will always work. Help relax muscles, nerves, and thoughts. The color green cleanses and balances our energy, to give a feeling of renewal, peace and harmony. Used primarily for balancing our whole being It is neither relaxing nor astringent in its impact.
Blue:Blue on the other hand, is at the opposite end of the visible spectrum. Blue can be used for any type of ailments associated with speech, communication, or the throat. This is a mentally relaxing color. Blue has a pacifying effect on the nervous system encouraging great relaxation. It is ideal for sleep problems. Blue light connects us to holistic thought, and gives us wisdom and clarity enhancing communication and speech.
OrangeOrange has a freeing action upon the mind, relieving repression. Because orange is a blend of red and yellow, it combines physical energy with mental wisdom, inducing a transformation between lower physical reaction and higher mental response. Thus, it is often referred to as "The Wisdom Ray." Orange is warm, cheering, and non-constricting. Through orange, we are able to heal the physical body (red) and, at the same time, induce within the mind (yellow) greater understanding. Orange helps assimilate new ideas. Orange is the best emotional stimulant, helping to remove inhibitions paving independent social behavior. Bring joy to your workday and strengthen your appetite for life.
VioletViolet is the last color we can see before light passes on to ultra-violet. This color is an excellent remedy for neurosis, diseases of the scalp, sciatica, tumors, rheumatism, cerebral- spinal meningitis, concussion, cramps and epilepsy. Violet animates and cleans the venous blood. It is generally not used for physical conditions; however, some color experts believe that it does provide nourishment to the cells in the upper brain. Violet purifies our thoughts and feelings giving us inspiration in all undertakings. The violet energy connects us to our spiritual self bringing guidance, Leonardo da Vinci proclaimed that you can increase the power of meditation ten fold by meditating under the gentle rays of violet, as found in church windows.