Red Dao Herbal Bath
The Medicinal bath of the Red Dao Ethnic is very well known in the north of Vietnam – Sapa. Now you can try it in Huong Sen Healthcare Center. Each herb remedy for bathing includes approximately 120 kinds of herbs, plants, and bark used for the baths. The herbs are boiled for 3-4 hours in 30-37oC to extract the essence and then mixed in water to serve customers.
When the water is hot enough, then step into, soak in the tub and take a breath of the warm water vapor pervading, more and more you listen to your body “relaxing” a refreshing way. Numbness appears for the first few minutes because of the water temperature. All the senses fall into a state of floating and smoothness.
What do you gain from it?
The herbal bath is a traditional healing bath in oriental medicine, including hydrotherapy and aromatherapy. The herbal remedies are highly effective for relaxing and therapeutic causes as the high temperature and pressure of water can increase blood circulation while relaxing the mind. Medicinal herbs are used to recover health, fight colds, detoxify skin pores and to create a sense of well-being.
It is especially effective for athletes and workers performing heavy physically work. Yet, it is also just for anyone who wants to prevent illness or seek relaxation after a busy day. During the herbal treatment, the medicinal ingredients mixed improves one’s health in various ways. It helps the body to detoxify through skin pores, reduce bone pain, improve blood circulation and recover women’s health after pregnancy.
To the elderly, herbs water is used for rheumatism, bone pain, numbness of hand and foot, sweating hand treatment and foot odor. Children who periodically showered with the herbs water removing pimples and skin diseases for kids skin to be smooth and ruddy.
There are certain people who are advised to avoid using this method:
• pregnant women
• anyone with open sores or any type of infection
• users of mind-altering drugs, such as stimulants, tranquilizers, or alcohol