Sauna whisks are made during the summertime, usually till the Midsummer. In this period tree leaves are rich with essential oils and aroma. However the cuting and manufacturing period for every kind of sauna whisk may vary.
Our sauna whisks are 100% hand-made by Latvian native. After the tree twigs are cut, they are tied on using thin pieces of natural linen string and dried in well ventilated barn. When whisks are dry enough they are individually packed into bags that provide the whisks with air circulation and protect from mustiness. Individual bags also makes whisks more convenient to store.
WHY SHOULD YOU USE SAUNA WHISK?
Sauna whisk massage boosts blood circulation in the body. Moreover, it produces a substance that kills harmful bacteria. After the steaming room with sauna whisk there’s nothing better than dipping oneself in a cold-water pool. The difference of temperatures will give you an immediate blood rush and will keep you in high spirits for a long time afterwards.
HOW TO USE SAUNA WHISK?
Experienced sauna goers use sauna whisk as the second part of their bath procedure. First, they go into the steaming room to open all the pores of their body and cleanse themselves from toxins. Afterwards they take a shower. During this time sauna whisks are soaked in a little tub of water (30 minutes in cold water and afterwards 2 minutes in hot water).
Then, after a short rest, a person goes back into the steaming room and starts the beating with sauna whisks all over the body. It is recommended to keep a horizontal position in the steaming room during the sauna whisk massage. This way the hot air will distribute evenly through your body. When you stand, access heat to the upper part of your body can cause heart problems. When you massage somebody with sauna whisk, try to hit them smoothly along the spine, legs and chest. Pros recommend making circular movements before the strike – this concentrates the heat around the body, which enhances the effect of the massage.