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Banya vs Covid-19

Banya vs Covid-19

It is well known that the Russian banya helps to fight flu and other seasonal illnesses, but can it be beneficial in the fight against COVID-19? There has been a great deal of research into the coronavirus pandemic with detailed information on how the virus spreads, its symptoms and the potential consequences. Here, we would […]

Super tea will boost your power and happiness

Sea Buckthorn tea

Sea buckthorn berries have been used in traditional medicine for centuries and they are well known as a super-powerful food containing a high number of vitamins, protein, antioxidants, minerals and fibre. Sea buckthorn is one of the most nutritious and vitamin-enriched foods in the world. Discovered in the Himalayas, sea buckthorn has been widely used […]

Tips for your visit to Banya No.1

Banya FAQ

As a Russian banya is a unique experience for many people, we have decided to run through the most frequently asked questions to explain how it works. Why do I need to wear a hat inside the steam room? Steam and high temperatures are good for the body, but not for the vessels inside the […]

So hot right now: London’s new sauna obsession

So hot right now

I’m face down on a hot wooden bench, in a dimly lit steam room. To my side, a large, hairy man dressed in swimming trunks opens the door of a deep stove that resembles a pizza oven. Inside, red-hot metal glows at 700ºC. He throws in a ladle of cold water, which explodes into steam. […]