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Dry Carbon Black Far Infrared Hyperthermic Sauna

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State of the Art in Dry FIR Sauna Hyperthermia Technology

FIR saunas heat your body “from the inside out,” the air temperature inside a FIR sauna can be 50 to 70 degrees lower than in conventional saunas, but your sweat volume will be 2 to 3 times higher!

These aren’t like steam saunas were your breathing in chlorine and other chemicals that are vaporized in the steam. Nor are they so hot that it makes you woozy and weak.

What are far-infrared rays? Most of the FIRs on earth come from the sun and you cannot see them. That portion of the light spectrum is not visible. We can’t see these rays, but we defiantly feel them on a daily basis. FIRs are the only part of the light spectrum that can penetrate living things like our bodies. These rays activate many essential processes throughout your body.

When these FIRs penetrate our bodies it causes an increase in cellular vibration, creating internal energy (heat). When this happens the FIRs transform from light energy into heat energy.

Imagine you’re at the beach. Its 70 degrees outside but it still feels chilly because of all the clouds. Then the sun comes out. All of a sudden you feel the FIR hit your skin and your suddenly much warmer even though the temperature outside hasn’t changed. FIRs turn into thermal heat within the layers of tissue in your body. This increases your circulation and removes metabolic waste and toxins out of your body through sweating. Cellular mitochondria increase energy production in response to FIR exposure, thereby raising the metabolic rate.

When relaxing in a FIR sauna, you automatically set two critical things in motion: healthy sweating and beneficial cell activity. And the FIR sauna does this far better than any other type of sauna.

"FIR sauna technology is the only proven and most efficacious way of getting rid of stored environmental chemicals. I'm convinced that the far infrared sauna is something everyone should do to restore health" - Sherry Rogers MD, Northeast Center for Environmental Medicine. Author of Tired or Toxic? Detoxify or Die.

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Advanced Black Carbon Far Infrared Technology originally created by NASA for use in Satellites & The Space Program

• Very Comfortable
• Easy to set up, maintain, store
• Premium quality for less money
• Dome shape focuses the energy
• Reflects FIR energy w/frequencies that are body-friendly
• Variable Temperature
• Uses Very Little Electricity

The Sauna Dome represents a new paradigm in the field of sauna therapy.

• More Effective Exposure To Far Infrared Rays
• Laying Down Is The Most Beneficial Way To Sauna
• Lower Temperatures Than Conventional Saunas
• The Benefit Of Space Saving Size & Low Weight
• A Substantial Price Advantage Over Other Models

The explosive growth of sauna manufacturers is testimony to the public demand for these wonderful health tools. Now the SAUNA DOME takes Far Infrared saunas to a new level beyond the walk-in models by providing deeper penetration and greater exposure of far infrared rays!

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"A sauna used to be thought of as a luxury. But studies now confirm that diet and environmental chemicals cause 95% of cancers. Futhermore, as the first generation of man exposed to such an unprecedented plethora of daily chemicals, we have learned that stored or undetoxified chemicals can mimic any disease. 'Incurable' chronic diseases that were once thought to have no known cause can often disappear once toxic chemicals are gone. Since the far infrared sauna is the safest, most efficacious and economical way of depurating stored toxins, this makes it a household necessity"
- Sherry Rogers MD

MORE EFFECTIVE EXPOSURE TO FAR INFRARED RAYS - The whole interior of the Dome is the heating element. There are no dead spots. Therefore the far infrared rays directly bath the whole side of the body. The distance to the wall is very close since the size of the dome is small. This means exposure is full and absorption is deep. Since far infrared rays are most concentrated at the point of the heating element and weaken with distance the distance to the heating element becomes much like sitting close or far from a fire, the greater the distance the weaker the effect. The construction of walk in saunas have only a minor amount of their interior walls as the heating element. The location of these heating elements are at various distances from the body. The overall direct exposure and penetration of FIR is considerably better in the SAUNA DOME.

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LAYING DOWN IS THE MOST BENEFICAL WAY TO SAUNA - Laying down is the most effective and comfortable way to take a sauna. Not only is it more relaxing but there are important physiological reasons why laying down is more therapeutic than sitting. Laying down in the dome promotes distinct cardiovascular and neurological advantages. Laying down relieves the nervous system and cardiovascular system of the extra stress that is required to maintain an erect posture. Gravity places a burden on the system which is why the rest and repair of sleep is naturally laying down. The cardiovascular system is relieved from postural demands in the a laying down position. Under the heat stress which is common in a sauna the regulation of internal body responses toward self healing is maximized with the greatest degree of relaxation. Keeping the head outside and cool while laying down is the optimal way to get the most benefits with the least discomfort.

DETOXIFICATION - Increased circulation and improved oxygenation with increased core body temperature from FIR promote improved exchange of nutrients into cells and the discharge of toxins. Observation from Asia support that FIR has a broad range of benefits in a wide variety of health conditions.

DEEP RELAXATION - In just minutes the SAUNA DOME will deeply relax the body. Used as day therapy in the home or in a clinic rapid rest and restoration of energy and release of tension is achieved.

IMPROVED CIRCULATION - If there was one single factor that could be considered the greatest general contributor to maintaining, improving or restoring health it would be good circulation. The health of the whole system depends on the movement of blood and energy throughout. By dilating blood vessels and penetrating deeply into he body the SAUNA DOME increases and strengthens circulation without causing any stress on the system.

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IMMUNE SYSTEM SUPPORT - There is a famous saying in medicine dating back thousands of years "give me a good enough fever and there is no disease that I couldn't cure". This wisdom is testimony to the profound healing effects that happen when body temperature rises. Hyperthermia increases the immune response within the body. As core body temperature rises there is a corresponding increase in immune chemicals and the self healing abilities of the body become more effective. Today there is a lot of work being done in the area of heat shock proteins and cancer. The SAUNA DOME raises core body temperature and gives the user the gift of ripened harvest of one's own immune systems healing chemicals.


Mysteries of Jade

Jade contains the minerals calcium and magnesium. Jade has the same wave length as the human GI wave that penetrates the human cell. When the jade is heated, it emits long wave far infrared rays that penetrate the body 14 ~ 15 cm ( 5.5 ~ 6 inches ). It makes resonance effects that can revive tissue, promote blood circulation and eliminate harmful waste toxins.

The semi-precious gemstone known as jade is actually two different mineral species with similar gross physical properties. Formed under the intense heat and pressure of regional metamorphism, they are fine grained aggregates of microscopic crystals arranged in a tough compact structure. The minerals differ in their internal crystal structure and chemical composition. Both occur in various shades of green often referred to as "apple", "emerald", "leek", or "bluish-green". Other colors also occur, ranging from nearly white to nearly black. Some specimens include veins and inclusions of other colors which may enhance aesthetic appeal. When sliced thinly enough they are translucent. Naturally or artificially polished specimens present a characteristic silky smooth surface.

TheVita-Mat Mattress is an electric heating mat that emits Far-Infrared Ray , Negative Ion, Magnetic Super Long Wave. Blood circulation improvement is effective through far-infrared ray hyper-thermia treatment. Automatic electric wave diminishing is utilized (EMF's are the same as the earth's emissions)and the emission of far-infrared ray reaches 93.5 % , plus materials in which negative ions are simultaneously emitted are all combined in the mat.

The 6 effect of far infrared ray

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It is called as Bring up rays, Natural rays, and Heating rays that one of the electromagnetic waves from solar rays. And far infrared ray is the longest and strongest gating wave. It is known that the proper wave to body and life is 7~14micron.

There are six effects promote metabolism by getting transmitting in depth and vibrating composing moles.

Heating effect : It can keep the proper body temperature. Maturing effect : It can promote the growth. Purifying effect : it can supply the nutrition equally inside the body. Dry humidity effect : Promoting eliminates body waste, evacuation. Counteraction effect : It can keep the proper moisture. Resolving effect : It can promote the metabolism and keep the balance of nutrition by resolving every kind of nutrition.

The kind of far infrared rays

Near Infrared ray 0.75~1.5 micron Middle Infrared ray 1.5~5.6 micron Far Infrared ray 5.6~1000 micron

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Blood Circulation

Infrared cameras are being used to show changes in blood flow circulation. The above thermal image shows an increase in temperature and blood flow in the muscles of the subjects back after message therapy.

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Blood Flow Vascular Scan

Thermal medical imaging is a new and exciting infrared application. Promising research is being done in the fields of vascular, muscle and cancer detection. Thermography cameras are being used to assist us in blood flow vascular medical scanning needs to achieve the desired results.

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Far Infrared is vital to your circulatory system which consists of your heart and blood vessels. Together, these provide a continuous flow of blood to your body, supplying the tissues with oxygen and nutrients. Arteries carry blood away from the heart; veins return blood to the heart. It promotes blood stream & metabolism.


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• Nerve pain and muscle soreness
• Autonomic nerve system
• Breathing system
• Deep penetrating action loosens and soothes tired muscles
• Spine and Joints
• Firming and toning of thighs, hips, buttocks
• Immune system
• Stress-related conditions
• Internal organ function

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The Effect of Charcoal

If you put the sack of charcoal in your room, you can protect your body from bad factors such as antiseptic effect, purifying, controlling humidity, production of Negative ions, blocking of harmful electromagnetic waves and radiation, the heating effect of infrared rays, removing bad smell and sweat. So you can have a good sleep because of these effects.

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Yellow mud

It can resolve and purify inner body toxins because it has many good micro organisms. It emits far infrared rays, which can absorb chronic fatigue primary factors, bad smell and bacteria. It can keep the proper body temperature and proper moisture.

Bio Ceramic Stone for Health

•Bio ceramic elements can help the body by increasing the circulation of blood and penetrate deep into the human body to activate cells, promote good health and alleviate pain. •Bio-Ceramic Elements emit a high percent of far-infrared rays from 6 to 14 microns which penetrate deep into the human body. •Bio Ceramic Elements can have a good effect for blood circulation, fatigue, rheumatism, arthritis, metabolism, stress, weight loss, improving sleep, the autonomic nervous system, age spots and cell strengthening.

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Germanium the Element

Germanium as an element was identified in 1886 by a German chemist named Clemens Winkler. The existence of an element with Germanium's atomic structure was actually predicted by the Russian chemist Mendeleev, who left a space in his periodic table for an element which he named 'ekasilicon'. Winkler isolated this element during an analysis of the ore argyrodite, a silver mineral, from the Himmelsfurst mine, St. Michaelis near Freiburg in Saxony and named it Germanium after his homeland. Germanium belongs to the 4th family of the periodic table, along with carbon, silicon, tin and lead, and is usually classified as a semi-metal, or said to have semiconductor properties.

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Germanium is not that rare in the universe, with estimates ranging from 10-55 parts per million (ppm) (92). On the earth's crust its concentration is approximately 6 ppm therefore being more abundant than gold, silver, cadmium, bismuth, antimony and mercury, and in the same range as molybdenum, arsenic, tin, boron and beryllium. Germanium rarely forms its own mineral deposits. In most cases, Germanium is found in small (ppm) levels in the sulphidic ores of lead, zinc and copper, although occasionally levels of 100 ppm have been found in deep thermal deposits of zinc. Germanium is highly concentrated in some coals, about 500 ppm. The highest reservoirs, worldwide, of Germanium are found in Tsumeb (formerly German South West Africa) and Kipushi (Zaire), with concentrations reaching 1000 ppm.

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Therapeutic Effects of Far Infrared Therapy

Tissues heated to 45 degrees Celsius and then stretched exhibit a non-elastic residual elongation of about 0.5 to 0.9 percent that persists after the stretch is removed. This effect does not occur in these same tissues when stretched at normal tissue temperatures. Therefore, 20 stretching sessions can produce a 10-18% increase in length of tissues heated and stretched. Such stretching at 45 degrees Celsius causes much less weakening in stretched tissues for a given elongation than a similar elongation produces at normal tissue temperatures.

Experiments have clearly shown that low-force stretching could produce significant residual elongation when heat is applied together with stretching or range-of-motion exercises, which is much safer than stretching tissues at normal tissue temperatures.

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Joint stiffness

There is a 20% decrease in rheumatoid finger joint stiffness at 45 degrees Celsius (112 degrees Fahrenheit) as compared to 33 degrees Celsius (92 degrees Fahrenheit), which correlates perfectly to both subjective and objective observation of stiffness. Speculation has it that any stiffened joint and thickened connective tissues may respond in a similar fashion.

Relieves muscle spasm

Muscle spasms have long been observed to be reduced through the use of heat, as they are secondary to underlying skeletal, joint, or neuropathological conditions. This result is possibly produced by the combined effect of heat on both primary and secondary afferent nerves from spindle cells and from its effects on Golgi tendon organs. Results produced demonstrate their peak effect within the therapeutic temperature range obtainable with radiant heat.

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Pain relief

Pain may be relieved via the reduction of attendant or secondary spasms. Pain is also at times related to ischemia (lack of blood supply) due to tension or spasm that can be improved by the hyperemia that heat-induced vasodilatation produces, thus breaking the feedback loop in which the ischemia leads to further spasm and then more pain.

Heat has been shown to reduce pain sensation by direct action on both free-nerve endings in tissues and on peripheral nerves. In one dental study, repeated heat applications led finally to abolishment of the whole nerve response responsible for pain arising from dental pulp.

Heat may lead to both increased endorphin production and a shutting down of the so-called "spinal gate of Melzack and Wall", each of which can reduce pain.

Localized infrared therapy using lamps tuned to the 2-25 micron waveband is used for the treatment and relief of pain by over 40 reputable Chinese medical institutes.

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Increase blood flow

Heating one area of the body produces reflex-modulated vasodilators in distant-body areas, even in the absence of a change in core body temperature. Heat one extremity and the contralateral extremity also dilates; heat a forearm and both lower extremities dilate; heat the front of the trunk and the hand dilates.

Heating muscles produces an increased blood flow level similar to that seen during exercise. Temperature elevation also produces an increased blood flow and dilation directly in capillaries, arterioles, and venules, probably through direct action on their smooth muscles. The release of bradykinin, released as a consequence of sweat-gland activity, also produces increased blood flow and vasodilatation. Whole-body hyperthermia, with a consequent core temperature elevation, further induces vasodilatation via a hypothalamic-induced decrease in sympathetic tone on the arteriovenous anastomoses. Axonal reflexes that change vasomotor balance also produce vasodilatation.

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Assists in resolution of inflammatory infiltrates, edema, and exudates increased peripheral circulation provides the transport needed to help evacuate edema, which can help inflammation, decrease pain, and help speed healing.

Affects soft tissue injury

Infrared healing is now becoming a leading edge care for soft tissue injuries to promote both relief in chronic or intractable "permanent" cases, and accelerated healing in newer injuries.

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Cardiovascular Conditioning and Weight Loss

Blood flow during whole-body hyperthermia is reported to rise from a normal five to seven quarts a minute to as many as 13 quarts a minute. Due to the deep penetration of infrared rays, there is a deep heating effect in the muscle tissue and internal organs. The body responds to this heat with a hypothalamic-induced increase in both heart volume and rate. Beneficial heart stress leads to a sought-after cardiovascular training and conditioning effect. In it's Wellness Letter, October 1990, the University of California Berkeley reported, "the 1980's was the decade of high-impact aerobics classes and high-mileage training. Yet there was something elitist about the way exercise was prescribed: only strenuous workouts would do, you had to raise your heart rate to between X and Y, and the only way to go was to "go for the burn." Such strictures insured that most 'real' exercisers were relatively young and in good shape to begin with.

Many Americans got caught up in the fitness boom, but probably just as many fell by the wayside. As we've reported, recent research shows that you don't have to run marathons to become fit - that burning just 1,000 calories a week...is enough. Anything goes, as long as it burns these calories."

Guyton's Textbook of Medical Physiology reports that producing one gram of sweat requires 0.586 kcal. The JAMA citation above goes on to state "A moderately conditioned person can easily sweat off 500 grams on a F.I.R. mat, consuming nearly 300 kcal - the equivalent of running two to three miles. A heat-conditioned person can easily sweat off 600 to 800 kcal with no adverse effect. While the weight of water loss can be regained by rehydration, the calories consumed will not be." Since an infrared mat helps generate two to three times the sweat produced in a conventional workout, the implications for increased caloric consumption are quite impressive. Assuming one lie on a F.I.R. mat for 30 minutes, some interesting comparisons can be drawn. Two of the highest calorie output exercises are rowing and running marathons. Peak output on a rowing machine or during a marathon burns about 600 calories in 30 minutes. An infrared mat may better this up to 250% by burning 900-2400 calories in the same period of time. It might in a single session simulate the consumption of energy equal to that expended in a six- to nine-mile run.

Far Infrared Therapy can, therefore, play a pivotal role in both weight control and cardiovascular conditioning. It is valuable for those who do not or cannot exercise, but who want an effective weight control and fitness maintenance program.

Coronary Artery Disease, Arteriosclerosis, and Hypertension

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In 1989, German medical researchers reported that a single whole-body session of infrared-induced hyperthermia lasting over one hour had only beneficial effects on subjects with State I and II essential hypertension. Each subject experienced a rise in core body temperature to a maximum level of 35.5 degrees Celsius (100.5 Fahrenheit). All of the subjects in one experiment had significant decreases in arterial, venous, and mean blood pressure that lasted for at least 24 hours and linked, according to researchers, to a persistent peripheral dilation effect. An improvement in plasma viscosity was also noted. Another group of similar hypertensive patients was also studied under the same conditions of hyperthermia, with an eye toward more carefully evaluating the circulatory system effects induced by this type of whole-body heating. During each infrared session, there was a significant decrease of blood pressure, cardiac ejection resistance, and total peripheral resistance in every subject. There was also a significant increase of the subjects' heart rates, stroke volumes, cardiac outputs, and ejection fractions. The researchers cite these last three effects as evidence that the stimulation of the heart during infrared-induced hyperthermia is well compensated, while the prior list of effects show clear detail of the microcirculatory changes leading to the desired result of a lowering blood pressure.

Environmental Toxin Overload

Each day, we are exposed to numerous chemicals and toxins from the environment, which deposit in our tissues and cells. They come from the air around us, the water we use to drink and bathe, the food we eat, the soil in which our food is grown, and the household products we use. Toxic overload has been implicated in many health conditions, from Fibrocystic Breast Disease (FBD) in women to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children. Physical symptoms of overload include: fatigue, headache, joint or muscle pain, frequent colds and flus, allergies, hormonal imbalance, chemical sensitivity, sinus congestion, psoriasis and other skin conditions, loss of dexterity, insomnia, and more. Psychological symptoms include poor concentration, memory loss, mood changes, mental confusion, and changes in behavior.

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Heavy metals impair the immune system and neurological function. Organic solvents and pesticides increase our risk of certain cancers. Carbon monoxide pollution is increasing with more vehicles on the road, affecting our nervous, immune, and respiratory systems. Numerous other chemicals have also been shown to injure our bodies, building up in our tissues and causing organ dysfunction. Treating the damage alone cannot stop the process; we must also address the cause, specifically this toxic residue in our tissues.

It is to this end that Far Infrared Therapy is effective. By its direct heating effects on the tissues, Far Infrared Therapy mobilizes toxins from fat cells and increases circulation, thus aiding in elimination of these toxins through perspiration. 30-50% of the population does not adequately or effectively mobilize and eliminate the toxins in their bodies that they are exposed to each day. Normal sweat is 97-99% water; sweat induced by Far Infrared Therapy is only 80-85% water. The rest is composed of environmental toxins that are being mobilized, some heavy metals, urea, cholesterol, and lactic acid. Removal of such toxic residues from the body provides increased and improved cellular function, thus enhancing overall health and well-being.

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