Since ancient times, people went to the bath with a broom. And they whipped each other not for fun, but for medicinal purposes. A massage made with the right broom improves blood circulation, helps to eliminate toxins, improves skin condition and works other wonders with the human body. Brooms buy in the store or collect the workpieces on their own, but here it is very important not to make a mistake and choose a broom from the tree whose aroma you like. And you need to know how to store a broom for a bath, so that he served for a long time.
The birch broom for a bath is the most popular and demanded. Birch whisks are loved for their special softness and unsurpassed healing properties. The leaves on the birch when exposed to wet steam become similar to pharmacy plaster. The leaves of such a broom, when they are whipped, literally stick to the skin and remove dead cells, opening the pores and improving blood circulation.
The juniper bath besom has an incredible aroma: remember how the handicrafts made from this tree smell deliciously sold in the resorts of the Black Sea coast, but you need to use the juniper besom correctly. Juniper brooms are spiky and very rough, so they need to be steamed for a long time. Massage with juniper brooms is done with radiculitis, rheumatism, gout. And these ancient trees are rich in healing essential oils, which are a powerful antiseptic.
Maple broom for a bath is similar in its properties to birch. It also sweats well, cleanses the skin and acts as a powerful antioxidant. Maple brooms have anti-inflammatory and analgesic effect, accelerate the healing process of wounds. It is advisable to find a broom of maple young shoots with wide leaves. It is in the shoots of young maple tree contains a large number of nutrients.
Fir besom for the bath will appeal to not all - too coniferous needles sting the skin is too painful. Fir brooms will help get rid of joint pain, cure sciatica and neuralgia. The use of fir broom has a positive effect on the immune system and is the prevention of colds. A nettle broom has a similar effect on the body. A nettle broom treat rheumatism - burning hairs stimulate blood circulation. Also the use of a nettle broom is recommended for the treatment of skin diseases.
To enhance the effect to collect brooms for a bath can be from different types of trees. Collecting a broom from several varieties of deciduous and coniferous trees, you make it even more healing.
Preparation of brooms for a bath is the whole art. If you do not know how to knit bath brooms, first study this question. Brooms are harvested in the summer: when the trees have juicy, young foliage. Once you have decided which brooms you need, go to the forest for branches. You need to break or cut in the morning in good dry weather. The best option - do it after drying out dew.
Not everyone knows how to make a broom for a bath, and do not pay special attention to the quality of the branches, but it is best to bathe with a broom, assembled from flexible, young branches with ramifications. Break them carefully, trying not to damage the foliage. Broom collect only the best twigs. Before you collect a broom, you need to revise all the branches. Their height should be from 40 to 70 cm - this is the most convenient way to bathe in the bath with such a besom.
Make the workpiece: collect the branches in a bunch and tear off the leaves from below so that it would be convenient for you to hold it - be guided by the size of your palm. When harvesting birch brooms for a bath, large branches are laid in the center, and smaller ones are laid out around the fan.
When the beam diameter is 3-5 cm, it is tied. It is better to tie it with a natural thread or an ordinary bandage. Metal wire is not suitable for knitting a bath broom - it will quickly heat up in the bath and it will be impossible to hold the broom. We knit brooms in two places - it will be very convenient for them to bathe.
It is necessary not only to prepare a broom, but also to dry. You can go to the bath with fresh whisk, and you can hang them in the attic. Harvested brooms are stored in a dry, ventilated area. The attic is ideal for storage - this is the best place where you can hang ready brooms.
To make a bath day a success, you need to know not only how to prepare a broom, from which trees and herbs to make this preparation, what should be its storage conditions, but also how to prepare a broom for a bath. Before using the broom need to steam. How much to keep it in boiling water depends on what branches it is made of and how much soh. Juniper brooms are not steamed for as long as nettle. In general, a properly made broom will last 3-4 times.