Turkish Bath is a Miracle of Healing
Have you ever thought, wherefore the Turkish bath curiosity continuous for centuries? We can not give it up in no way because Turkish hammam is the only meeting point of relaxation, health, culture and history.
Do you wonder how?
I am telling for our readers, who have not visited a Turkish bath before; that beautiful, great and bright domed buildings of historical hammams which are protected as intact for centuries, reflects the traditional features of Turkish architecture, exactly same as it's origin.
Certainly you need to know that it is a great favor bathing in this historic magnificent buildings, accompanied by a very special catering and services.
Temperature is between 35-45 °C in those spacious, light-well, domed bath houses.
The nonstop useage of hot water in Turkish bath creates an environment with high moisture. This moist atmosphere mobilizes organs by raising the body temperature.
You will experience a sense of relief with Turkish peeling (kese) which is applied by bath glove and foam massage, after relaxing in the hot atmosphere of the hammam. This is almost a feeling of rebirth.
It is known the positive effects of sweating on health. 10% of the sweat are toxins. A person sweats almost 1.5 liters in 15 minutes while lying on the heated marble slab of Turkish bath. 1.5 liters of sweat is more than daily sweating capacity. Thus, it helps the kidneys the quick sweat in hammam.
Factors, such as air pollution and artificial substances that surround us in our everyday lives, clogged pores of our skin. Turkish bath peeling (kese) applied after sweating is the exact solution to open the pores, besides that very relieving. Opening the pores of the skin, helps in the treatment of various skin problems, such as cellulite, acne and like else.
In Turkish bath, toxic chemicals in the body is excreted, body temperature is equilibrated, skin is cleaned, muscle relaxation and relief is provided.
A hot bathe after sweating in hammam is recommended for those who experience problems such as flu, arthritis, headaches, alcohol poisoning.
Capillaries under the skin opens so blood pressure is regulated. Acceleration of heart rate and blood circulation, expedite the cleaning of the organism. Hot and humid environment of the bath increases the need for oxygen. Respiratory system is stimulated. Breathing frequency is increased.
Despite the numerous benefits, please note that cardiac patients and hypertension patients must consult a doctor before going to the hammam.
There are tepidity sections, to ensure a gradual transition to the cold and hot sections of the Turkish bath.
Therefore, different parts of the bath are heated gradually.
Floors and seats of all Turkish baths are covered with marble, which has got the features of hygiene and beauty.
Also, in Turkish hammams, disposable soaps, clean pestemals and towels and bath gloves are served to the customers.
In summary Turkish Hammams;
Reduces stress and relaxes the mind,
Good for relieving muscles and helps to eliminate arthritis diseases,
Turkish bath is very helpful for lymphoedema and other lymphatic disorders,
Increases the amount of oxygen in the body by speeding up breathing,
Accelerates the metabolism,
Refreshes and rejuvenates skin,
Turkish hammam is the ideal place to remove dead skin,
Opens the sinus blockage which caused by allergic asthma,
Speeds up the blood flow,
Boosts the immunity,
Recently, steamy environments with high temperature used as a therapeutic for cancer patients. Therefore, cancer patients also frequently visit Turkish baths.
We would like to remind you that; hammam is not recommended for those who is in the risk group of hypertensive heart disease.