The benefits of Hamam
The benefits of Hamam have been
known for thousands of years.
Today, Hamams are considered an area for purifying
and detoxifying the skin and body, increasing circulation, stimulating
the immune system and encouraging complete physical and mental well-being.
Hamams are relaxing and stress relieving. Those
with muscle aches or arthritis may find that the heat relaxes muscles
and relieves pain and inflammation. Asthma and allergy sufferers
find that the heat dilates air passageways of the lung and facilitates
Hamams are worthwhile for your skin as the blood flow to the skin
increases and sweating occurs. A good sweat removes dirt, dead skin
and grime from pores and gives the skin a healthy glow.
The Black soap or sabon el beldi is a natural product from Essaouira. It is obtained from a mixture of oil and crushed black olives, macerated in potash to which are added essential oils (eucalyptus for example).
The scrub with black soap has been an element for centuries essential of the ancestral ritual of the Moroccan hamam.
Used with an exfoliating glove (the kiss), it eliminates dead skin and other impurities while respecting the epidermis.
Hamam is good for:
- Relieving and easing stress
- Relieving muscle tensions and stiff joints
- Boosting the immune system
- Lymph detoxification and enhances total lymph
- Stimulating circulation
- Increasing body metabolism
- Alleviating sinus congestion due to colds,
asthma, or allergies
- Keeping skin fresh
- Effectively washes toxins from the surface
of the skin as you sweat
- Improves vascular flow, enhancing oxygen,
nutrient, and lymph exchange at the cellular level
Hamam for men
Liens en français
Le rituel du hammam marocain (dafina.net)
Histoire et structure du Hammam