Herbal Steam Bath Treatment in Rishikesh, India - Haritha Ayurveda

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Herbal Steam Bath Treatment in Rishikesh

Herbal Steam Bath Treatment in Rishikesh, India

Steam filled room for relaxation and cleansing is called a steam bath. It has been used as a traditional healing system all over the world since ancient times. There are many traditional types of steam baths like Japanese baths, Turkish baths, and Finnish saunas.

The ayurvedic name of the steam bath is swedana. Because this therapy involves sweating. This therapy is used to remove toxins from the body. And, it also helps to improve general health and well-being.

Steam bath procedure

In this treatment, a person sits inside a box keeping their head out. It comprises a blend of medicinal leaves and herbs. The herb-infused steam filled the box when the person sitting inside the box. According to the individuals' state of mind and dosha balance, these herbs are added.

This treatment helps to push the herbal oil more profoundly through the layers of the skin as this is done after the massage. The chemical process inside the body quicken to expel the accumulated toxins out of the body by the heat that came from the steam. And, helps to soften the muscles and also supports the increase of healthy blood circulation.

After the treatment to rehydrate and cool the person's body, cooling tea will be provided at room temperature.

Types of Steam Bath Therapy

  • Bashpa Swedana: This treatment is most useful when undergone after a full body oil massage. As it makes the skin more susceptible to absorbing the herbal steam.
  • Nadi Swedana: This type of treatment is directed towards a specific part of the body and is generated from a boiling medicinal decoction.


Steam bath helps to clean all the toxins from our body and it has an overall cleaning effect that relaxes our minds. This treatment also helps to run the skin and gives it a special glow. Also reduces skin acne by cleaning and dilating the pores, slowing down the aging process.

There are other benefits of steam baths of the best herbal steam bath Centre of Rishikesh that includes blood circulation of the body. Therapy like this helps to prevent mucus membranes from becoming dried up. For those who suffer from asthma and other respiratory problems, this therapy is very helpful.

Who should consider taking a steam bath

As the steam bath relaxes the body joints and improves joint movement those who face arthritis, osteoarthritis, lower backache should consider this therapy. Also, people who suffer from asthma, cough, and sinusitis should try steam therapy as it cleans the body's mucus layer.

You can also consider one of the best herbal steam bath Centre in Rishikesh if you are worried about safety and precautions before a steam bath as there are many.


After a stressful day, nothing can be more relaxing than a steam bath. The steam bath causes no side effects on the body. You can always go for a refreshing and relaxing session of a steam bath. But make sure to hydrate yourself afterward. To rejuvenate the body and remove toxins steam therapy is one of the best ways.

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