Sixteen chapters describe the use of saunas for detoxification of heavy metals and toxic chemicals, and for alleviation of infections and other disorders. Topics include sauna phyiology, protocols for sauna use, adjunctive therapies, cautions and contraindications.
Other chapters include sauna design, a case history and plans for an excellent, low cost electric light sauna.
This book contains information and instructions for the design of genuine Finnish saunas, with sections on sauna rooms, components, seating platforms and furnishings, and the planning of the related heating, ventilation, and electrical installations, as well as the specialities of sauna stoves and their selection. It also includes a special chapter on building a traditional smoke sauna. This book is all the reader will need in order to successfully plan and build a Finnish sauna.