Journal

Birch - an invigorating all-purpose cleanser
21.06.21
Birch whisk – an invigorating all-purpose cleanser Every Finn is familiar with the scent of a summery birch whisk, which beckons us to enjoy a sauna. Traditionally, all whisks for the whole year were made during midsummer or during the following week. Whisking is probably...
A healing sauna culture supports sustainable development
17.06.21
A healing sauna culture supports sustainable development Although life on planet Earth has changed radically during the years, Finns have always cared about the natural environment and considered dwelling in nature essential for quality of life. Finnish wellness culture Healing sauna is based on the...
Make your sauna time even better
26.03.21
Photography Katri Kapanen Make your sauna time even better 5 tips on how you can treat yourself with a sauna and a wonderful coffee body peeling guide. Now is the time to enjoy the sauna Most of us now have time to enjoy a sauna...
A Finnish sauna night
10.01.21
A Finnish sauna night – re-connecting with others, the self, and the surrounding nature In the sauna people seem to undress not only their clothes, but also the roles that they perform in their daily life. Indeed, “we’re all born naked and all the...
Healing herbs in the sauna
13.08.20
Healing herbs in the sauna You can intensify the cleansing in the sauna with various plants, with a whisk, in a foot bath and in a sauna container. Cleansing sauna herbs The whisk (vihta, usually made from birch twigs) is a familiar part of the...
Healing juniper whisk
29.06.20
Relaxing sauna treatment with a juniper whisk Although many people think that using a juniper whisk requires a lot of courage and leaves marks on the skin, juniper whisks can also be used to implement a gentle and relaxing treatment. A sauna whisk can be made...
Which is best for a sauna - peat, mud or clay?
24.05.20
Peat, mud or clay? Peat, mud and clay are all well-known traditional treatments; but are they one and the same thing or three completely different things? A versatile bog harvest Peat treatments are ancient folk healing skills that have been passed down from generation to...
Cabbage helps with many ailments
15.05.20
A caring cabbage wrap helps especially with swelling, inflammation and joint pain. Cabbage is very cleansing – it removes fluids and releases potassium into the body. You can use cabbage leaves on the inflamed area of the skin to remove swelling and pain. Health effects...
Scented steam brings nature to the city sauna
15.05.20
Scented steam brings nature to the city sauna Bringing nature to the sauna does not have to be cumbersome but can consist of small things. A homemade steam scent from conifer needles is quick and easy to implement. Nature and sauna undoubtedly belong together. However,...
Relieving rosemary bath
15.05.20
Relieving rosemary bath accelerates blood circulation, treats neuralgia, muscle ache and cuts as well as oily hair and scalp. Rosemary rejuvenates skin and reduces ageing of skin. Rosemary is a symbol for faithful love. When the world changes and uncertainty takes over the mind, it...