Barcelona Hot Stone Massage For The Winter!


Stones (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The use of hot stone massage to relieve pains and stress is not a new massage therapy. It has it’s existence since 1500 B.C, during which the Native Americans and Europeans used it. The stones that are used include the basalt stones and polished and hardened lava stones. These stones are heated in an electric roaster with water. These stones are placed on your body and used to massage with. Each body part you massage with the stones has first been massaged with oil so that the stones can glide along the skin. The heat of the stones goes deep into your muscle and body. This therapy relieves the stress within a very short period. This is done by the calming effect the stones have on the mind. Some of the benefits are: easy relaxation of the muscles, helps to release toxins and by improving circulation throughout the body it promotes the overall health. In the view of the above benefits, hot stone massage is used as a therapy to relieve certain health problems such as arthritis, anxiety, stress, depression, insomnia, and problems related to blood circulation.