Published: 07/21/2009 - Updated: 06/30/2016
Author: K. Laura Garcés G
Flowers, fire, steam, rocks and medicinal herbs are among the elements that are used to conduct a practice of medicine more rewarding and enjoyable and positive for both the body and the mind, spirit and emotions. The temazcal is more than one way to ensure health, welfare and status of a full and personal integration, is a very effective alternative to help heal, to reaffirm and beautify the skin.
What is temazcal?
It is a form of steam bath. In a tiny room made of wood, usually creates an atmosphere of medicinal vapors which is built by infusions of medicinal and aromatic plants that are dumped on hot volcanic stones. At the time the medicinal water touches the hot stone, almost automatically becomes a highly beneficial medicinal vapor to combat not only countless ailments but to revive the mind and spirit. The medicinal water can contain either rosemary, eucalyptus, Azhar, camphor, jasmine, lemon, cedar, sandalwood, cinnamon, etc. Herbs are chosen depending on the target.
There are many ways to conduct a temazcal. There are centers that only use the steam sauna and other medicines that combine the bathroom with a therapeutic massage, according to the needs of the patient. Massage, sometimes, usually carried out with clay (medicinal mud), which exfoliates and nourishes all skin, because the clay is applied over the whole body through massage of the feet to the face, including the scalp arrives to receive a refreshing massage, which promotes circulation and helps to oxygenate and nourish hair properly.
The clay on the skin is an excellent choice for:
- Reaffirming and oxygenating the skin
- Tackling acne
- Hot spots, rash Acne
- Skin dries and withers, and premature wrinkles
- Helps cell regeneration
- Exfoliating: removes dead cells and debris
Some of the massages can be offered in some schools and are reflexology, DIGIT puncture, the Do-in massage therapy and massage to help stimulate the circulation of the body in general. You can order a massage for the skin especially if it offers this service at the center you go. Once the meeting concluded the massage and clay, then you go to the bathroom steam.
Sweat and skin
Producings weat is a traditionally recognized practice throughout the world due to its profound benefits. The temazcal is one of the most efficient methods for this purpose. Within the temazcal, usually the temperature is raised to 100 ° C. This strengthens the heart as it creates a greater flow of energy and fluids, but also the high temperature causes the body sweat and moisture without evaporate, so the system of self-accelerating thermal body responds circulation sweating even more. This is especially beneficial to eliminate accumulated toxins and fats to a minimum, clean the skin depth, eliminating toxins and fighting infections and illnesses of all kinds.
Benefits of temazcal
We know that a beautiful skin is a reflection of overall health. The temazcal promotes overall health:
- Debugs the airways and the digestive system.
- Tones the nervous system.
- Helps in bone problems, muscle and obstetrics and gynecology.
- Helps you to relax deeply.
- Fights insomnia and depression and nervous altered.
- Tones skin
- It relieves pre-menstrual discomfort.
- Helps fight sinusitis.
- Moisturizes, heals and regenerates the skin
- Moisturizes hair.
- Benefits blood circulation
- Help you lose weight.
- It can be used for aphrodisiacs.
- Fades scars.
- Helps in liver disorders.
- Helps release emotion.
- Helps fight arthritis.
- Oxygen skin.
- Fighting infections.
Spiritual and emotional benefits of Temazcal
Emotional and mental states of human beings so powerful influence on the physical conditions. Stress and emotional states of depression alter causing a number of ailments, including in skin.
The Temazcal is an alternative to help purify and relax depressive feelings, which block the smooth flow of our vital energy. If temazcal combine with a therapeutic massage, the benefits are increasing dramatically.
The temazcal is regarded by shamans in Mexico to clean a bathroom, both physical and spiritual, which returns to the individual a sacred character and mental state refined and fresh. Traditional Indian medicine considers a wonderful way to treat many conditions, among them regain strength and beauty of the skin.
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