Wellness dictionary

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In their treatment discriptions, wellness hotels often use technical terms, which are hard to understand for potential guests. We have therefore collected and defined the most relevant terms in our small wellness ABC. A tip: Our wellness dictionary also supports word requests. You don't need to know the exact wording.


Svedana - Ayurvedic collective term for the therapeutic application of heat

Svedana is the collective term for the therapeutic application of heat in the Indian health system Ayurveda, so that the pores and channels of the body can open. Sweating is considered by Ayurveda to be effective for many health problems, and is also used to treat a wide range of health problems. Svedana has a purifying effect and is especially recommended after an Abhyanga massage.

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