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HOW DOES FAR INFRARED WORK?

FIR has an operating frequency of 5.6 - 15 microns which closely relates to the cells of the body in terms of resonance thereby invigorating the cells causing them to work harder or rather increasing metabolic rate and increasing blood circulation. Due to this phenomenon FIR can assist in weight loss.

Whenever blood circulation is improved there is often an overall benefit in health since our blood supply carries vital nutrients and oxygen to nearly every cell in the body also removing waste(detoxification) from every cell's surrounds.

The skin is the largest organ in the body and a major organ of elimination. When the skin is functioning normally we can eliminate about 2 pounds of waste through the skin everyday - Dr Bernard Jensen. Now imagine giving it an extra boost through infrared sauna!

 

WHAT THE RESEARCHERS SAY ABOUT FIR ?

FIR energy is very beneficial for our bodies. Far Infrared lamps are being regularly used for medical treatments by doctors, chiropractors, acupuncturists, physical therapists, massage therapists for joint pain, stiff muscles, damaged tendons and ligaments in order to promote faster healing.

Infrared heat is a "radiant" heat. Radiant heat generates heat but does not heat the air in between.

Radiant heat is also known as Infrared Energy. The infrared segment of the electromagnetic spectrum cannot be seen, but can be perceived as heat. Our sun produces most of its energy output in the infrared segment of the spectrum. Our atmosphere allows infrared engergy rays in the 7 ~ 14 micron range to reach the earth's surface. When warmed, the earth radiates infrared rays in the 7 ~ 14 micron band with its peak output at 10 microns.

According to Dr. Tsu-Tsair Oliver Chi, the mechanism of actions of infrared devices are tuned to the human body. Tissues needing a boost in their output selectively absorb these rays. After boosting a tissue's operating level to its maximum, the remaining rays pass onward harmlessly. This phenomenon is called "resonant absorption."

HOW WILL IT AFFECT MY IMMUNE SYSTEM?
Our body's immune system is burdened with toxins, and the elevation of our body temperature promotes the production of blood cells that fight these toxins; thus, our ability to fight diseases is increased.

DOES INFRARED SAUNA DETOXIFY THE BODY?
Our bodies contain many toxins such as sulphur dioxide, carbon dioxide, lead, mercury, and chlorine. These are contained in water molecules which are disintegrated by the heat of an infrared sauna, and are then detoxed through opened pores and capillaries. Infrared saunas can be used for longer than conventional spas, so this detoxification lasts longer and is more fully effective.

HOW MUCH POWER DO THEY USE?
Infrared saunas use far less power than traditional saunas because they heat much quicker. Since they run at lower temperatures, they use less power.
 

ARE THEY DANGEROUS?
Because infrared has no ultra-violet rays, it is actually as beneficial, but much safer than natural sunlight. It is also more effective than steam because the infrared light penetrates deep into the body, quickly and safely.

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