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How can banya help us beat stress and anxiety?

Beat Stress in 3 Hours

Let’s face it, we are all living hectic lives, and every day we face the prospect of experiencing anxiety and mental and physical stress. You may be wondering what any of this has to do with banya. Well, recent research has found that banya and hot steam can have a positive effect on the nervous […]

How sudden temperature changes impact your body and mind

9C plunge pool

It is interesting to note that when we spend some time in the steam room, we think about how to escape the heat rather than the actual benefits of the banya. In fact, we need to remember that the heating and cooling we experience will activate physical, chemical and thermal processes, which will in turn […]

The benefits of a St John’s wort herbal steam

st johns wort

St John’s wort is a herbal remedy that was very familiar to our ancestors, both in Russia and in England. In fact, because it was believed to have magical powers, it was often used to treat a variety of health problems. St John’s wort was valued for its ability to heal wounds, ward off evil […]

The Complete Guide to Veniks

It can truly be said that Venik is symbolic of the Russian banya. Veniks are carefully prepared bundles of leafy twigs from various trees. These are used to bring steam to the skin and massage the body during Parenie treatment. This treatment has profound therapeutic value thanks to the medicinal compounds in the Veniks. Banya […]

Good health has never been so tasty

Kombucha

Kombucha has taken the health industry by storm, quickly becoming the preferred drink of yoga enthusiasts and businessmen alike. The lightly fizzy drink is now the perfect substitute for sugary beverages. While Kombucha has become more popular, there are still a few surprising facts lurking behind those colourful labels. 1. Kombucha can help you lose […]