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Finnish Sauna

Finnish Sauna

Not really "decor" but important part of Finnish summer cottage living and sauna culture.... Vihta! Photo: Maalla / Hanna-Kaisa Hämäläinen

Not really "decor" but important part of Finnish summer cottage living and sauna culture.... Vihta! Photo: Maalla / Hanna-Kaisa Hämäläinen

The Boulder Sauna [design]—How to Build a Finnish Sauna: cedar, kits, heaters, building materials, tools, and health benefits

The Boulder Sauna [design]—How to Build a Finnish Sauna: cedar, kits, heaters, building materials, tools, and health benefits

Finnish Sauna

Finnish Sauna

Finnish sauna...vihta! Philip makes the vihta out of cedar branches. I bring in lavender just for relaxation.

Finnish sauna...vihta! Philip makes the vihta out of cedar branches. I bring in lavender just for relaxation.

The oldest sauna in North America, residing in the Finnish Historical Park in Cokato, MN.  Reminds me of my grandparent's sauna in Michigan.

The oldest sauna in North America, residing in the Finnish Historical Park in Cokato, MN. Reminds me of my grandparent's sauna in Michigan.

Birch whisks (vihta)

On the Finnish Sauna

Birch whisks (vihta)

A vihta in a water bucket in a Finnish sauna

A vihta in a water bucket in a Finnish sauna

The Finnish Classic Sauna is heated to between 80 and 110 degrees centigrade and kept at 10% humidity. Rest on polished wooden benches and sweat out impurities. #spa, #wellness, #travel

The Finnish Classic Sauna is heated to between 80 and 110 degrees centigrade and kept at 10% humidity. Rest on polished wooden benches and sweat out impurities. #spa, #wellness, #travel

Eucalyptus is well known for it's refreshing and antiseptic effects in saunas. Eucalyptus has many healing properties such as anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, decongestant, deodorant, stimulating and other medicinal properties. It can also help alleviate respiratory problems, wounds, muscle pains and mental exhaustion.    This Eucalyptus sauna scent is imported directly from Finland. Sauna scents are designed for sauna use. They help create a special atmosphere in sauna.

Eucalyptus is well known for it's refreshing and antiseptic effects in saunas. Eucalyptus has many healing properties such as anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, decongestant, deodorant, stimulating and other medicinal properties. It can also help alleviate respiratory problems, wounds, muscle pains and mental exhaustion. This Eucalyptus sauna scent is imported directly from Finland. Sauna scents are designed for sauna use. They help create a special atmosphere in sauna.

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