It is recommended that you visit the salt sauna after you have been to the steam or Finnish saunas. In the salt sauna natural sea salt is rubbed into the body with massage movements. The salt should be kept on the skin for 5 to 10 minutes and then cleaned off under the showers. The average salt sauna is 70°C. After salt sauna it is a good idea to relax in the Jacuzzi.
Salt is a renowned folk medicine due to its exceptional health-giving properties. Rubbing salt into skin during a sauna session works like an exfoliating treatment – when washed off, the skin will feel silky smooth. Inhaling salty air gives a boost to the respiratory system. Rubbing with salt removes dead skin cells and at the same time improves the skin’s blood circulation and reduces oedema. The salt sauna is not recommended for people with skin injuries.
The salt sauna is the gentlest type of sauna. It has a refreshing effect and alleviates the effects of respiratory illnesses.