Infrared Sauna – What is it about?

Our New Addition to Killara Health:  The Infrared Sauna

The Infrared Sauna….. what on earth is it and why do I need it?

Detoxification, Elimination, Helps with Sleep, Help with muscle soreness and injury healing, relaxation, recovery, releases an abundance of toxins through sweat at it penetrates deeper into our cells, reduces fatigue, may help improve brain function, increase immunity and purify the skin.  These are just some of the benefits of that have been mentioned by experts to do with the infrared sauna.

It’s a fast and easy routine to add to your health with fantastic benefits.

How long should I use an ihealth Sauna for?

It is recommended by ihealth Saunas that a session lasts 30-45 minutes at 45°C – 50°C. 

Why is colour used in our ihealth Sauna? 

Colour has been used for healing since ancient times to balance and harmonise the mind, body and spirit. Use the iHealth Saunas LED Colour Module to flood your sauna in the colour of your choice. Green and Blue are wonderful if you use your iHealth Sauna at night and would like to relax. Red and Yellow are energising colours and best to use if you are using your iHealth Sauna in the mornings. 

Are infrared Sauna’s Safe?

Health Professionals have been using far infrared technology for years. Have you ever gone to a Physiotherapist with a sprain and they put a red heat lamp on it? Well that’s infrared. Infrared treatment is also widely used in burn units to accelerate healing and hospital baby care incubators. Far infrared is from the safest end of the sun’s spectrum and is also something that our warm body generates.

How does it work?

The infrared Sauna uses infrared heat to heat the body. How? Electricity is run through the heaters on the walls, which through the resistance of the heater itself, increases the surface temperature of the heater. Once the heater reaches a certain temperature, the light (which we perceive as heat) emitted from the heater is far infrared heat. This light (let’s call it heat to save confusion) interacts with the body directly and penetrates 4 – 5 cm into the skin. Creating a cardiovascular workout on the body whilst removing heavy metals and toxins from deep within the skin. As the sauna heats the body directly, it wastes much less energy heating the air compared with a traditional sauna. You can put a bottle of water in front of an infrared heater and it won’t get warm, they are designed to heat YOU (ihealth Saunas 2020).

Try it out today.  Email becky@killarahealth.com.au for more details and to book in a session ($25/30mins Ocean View (Brisbane Northside)


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