One thing that makes Tamagawa Hot Spring special is its unique stone – Hokutolite – The stone of miracle. Long ago, the huge energy from volcanoes activated the Hokutolite. At the same time, infrared rays are also generated and heat up the surface of the earth. As a result, many kinds of natural mineral elements are released. These substances come together will lead to Hormesis. Hormesis is a process with an amazing ability of activating human cells, improving blood circulation, enhancing self-detoxification, balancing the autonomic nervous system and strengthening the immune system.
Stone spa employs processed Hokutolite (energy stones) as the main source of infrared rays as well as high concentrated negative ions. At a temperature of 40 Celsius to 42 Celsius and a humidity of 60%-70%, these Hokutolite stone will activate hormesis process, which helps human skin to perspire. Through perspiration, body fats along with heavy metals and toxic wastes will be eliminated from our body. Besides, blood circulation, body self-recovery and rejuvenation are also greatly enhanced. Once the body temperature has increased, the body metabolism and immune system will also be strengthened. The body's toxins then can be eliminated through sebaceous glands and sweat glands.
Furthermore, according to many Japanese medical specialists, Hokutolite has an amazing power in reducing the risk of cancer and toxins. These researches were widely reported and thus explain the reason why stone spa is becoming more and more popular to the public.
The Benefits of Hokutolite Stone Spa – The therapy can: