Basalt hot stones are the tools of the trade for hot stone massage therapists.
Every massage stone is of the highest quality and is cured and hand-polished. Hot stone massage therapy increases circulation, facilitating maximum blood for optimum body functioning. Basalt stone (lava stone) is an actual stone that is produced from volcanic eruptions. Basalt retains the heat for up to 45 minutes in the larger stones.
Benefits and effects of hot stone therapy:
Vaso-dilation of blood vessels causing an increase in blood flow around the body, providing the important fuel to keep the body functioning at total efficiency
Increases cell metabolism, thereby increasing the rate at which the body processes nutrients and toxins
Increases lymphatic function, thereby increasing detoxification, cleansing and elimination
Deep relaxation of muscles, helping to alleviate stress and tension