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Egyptian bath (Rasul)

The baths in Ancient Egypt were widely distributed and were in the role of the hospital, as almost all the diseases treated with the help of water. These baths have been available even a poor man.

The excavations at the site of the ancient egyptian city archeologists discovered the remains of built baths, which consisted of two floors. On the upper floor there were great stones-beds, which fuelled from the lower floors. On these stones lay visitors, and парильщики умащивали their body medicine, did rubbing, massage. In the rock there was a hole, through which came out from below par. The egyptians widely used therapeutic inhalations in their baths. Instead of soap they use the paste from bees wax and water.

In the middle of the room of the top floor was a small pool for contrasting water procedures. There was a room for gymnastics classes, a hall-treatment, in which archeologists found the medical instruments.

In the floor of the bath was made runoff for water, which seemed to lead to the total runoff of the city. The drainage system has served as a central heating for the city.

Traditions of egyptian baths have become the basis for the construction of the Turkish bath and the roman baths.

Egyptian bath (Rasul)- mud treatment (therapeutic clay)

Nice hot, useful steam room. Bathing and wrap clay mud, sand, seaweeds and травянными extracts. A pleasant warmth and relatively low humidity allows the body to dry up much faster. The skin intensively cleansed of toxins. After this cabin is gradually filled with steam and extracts of aromatic herbs, the humidity of the air increases and clay again moisturized. It allows you to easily clean the skin, something like effect pilling.

- Temperature: increased from 34 to 40 WITH

- Humidity: gradually increases from 50 to 100%

- Recommended time for the duration of the procedure: 30 min.2-3 times a month.


Baths Of Ancient Egypt

Hygiene of the body of one of the first erected in the cult of the egyptians. It was a hot climate, a way of life and religious foundations: the priests, using aromatic funds and oil, made hygienic washing of up to 4 times a day. For all other built quite comfortable public baths. During the excavations in Cairo archaeologists have discovered the walls of the bath-houses with carved in stone needles sun beds baths, and the remnants of sports facilities, swimming pools, health care facilities with different medical instruments, herbal cosmetics and medicines, fill and drain water in swimming pools and baths were used copper pipes. Later for water heating egyptians created a special original device: in the basement are established centers, which through special openings fuelled hot steam stone beds, arranged in several tiers.

Internal such facilities bath served not only by the specialists-bathhouse attendants, but also experienced masseurs, which made its customers massage and various treatments with the use of potions, and spices. All this helped relieve fatigue, avoiding the excess weight, cure all sorts of ailments. In one of the most ancient egyptian papyri, called "Initial book of transformations of old in the young", contains a great number of recipes, helping both women and men "to get rid of unpleasant signs of old age." The unknown author of the main means of rejuvenation and health improvement ranked steam bath, massage, baths, herbal products, and a variety of masks. Ancient egyptian bath become an example of treatment-and-prophylactic procedures for many ancient peoples, first of all for the greeks and the romans, who took over many of the original design for the device baths and swimming pools.

The ancient egyptian baths were widely known and were also in the capacity of medical institutions, because very many and various diseases at the time were treated with the help of water. A big plus of the egyptian bath was in the fact, that they are available not only secured inhabitants, but also the poor. Thanks to the egyptian, come the Greek baths.

In his time the archaeologists have found the remains of the two-storey bath excavations at the site of the ancient egyptian city. Upper floor comprised huge stones-beds, which was heated floor below. Visitors wishing to take a steam bath fit on the stones,and bathhouse attendants rubbing them with special ointments and to massage. In the lower part of the stone was a small hole through which steam coming out, so the egyptians widely used treatment ингаляциями. Soap in the egyptian baths are not used, because instead of toothpaste out of the water and bees wax.

Also in the baths of the egyptian was the small size of the pool for the water contrasting procedures, which was on the top floor in the middle of the room. In addition, in the baths of the egyptian had a room-treatment, as well as specially allocated premises for tai chi practice.

Drainage was made in the floor, and the water went into the city sewage system. With the help of such systems could heat the large part of the city.
Egyptian bath became the ancestress of the roman baths-term and Turkish hammam.
 
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