Kruidenstempels

Benodigdheden voor 1 stempel
- katoenen doek, zakdoek, neteldoek ...
- Bindlint, touw of iets dergelijks
- Keukenzout
- Kruidenmengeling: echte kamille, lavendel, gember, Griekse alant, venkelzaadpoeder, fenegriekzaad
- Olie of water

Werkwijze
Leg 2 katoenen doeken op elkaar en mix een mengeling van kruiden en zout. De katoenen doek goed aansluitend afbinden. Het overtollige stof terug omplooien zodat je een handige grip krijgt.

- Au bain-marie-pan
- Amandelolie
- Etherische olie lavendel ea

Beetje amandelolie en druppel etherische olie in de bak doen onder de kruidenstempels. De olie licht 30 graden verwarmen. Stempel kort in weken en warm op lichaam aanbrengen (licht masseren of en stempelen)

Toepassing als massage
Alle bewegingen worden ongeveer 4 maal na elkaar uitgevoerd. Benen en armen mogen eventueel vooraf gescrubd worden met amandelolie en wat zeezout. Let op om in de knieplooi en elleboogplooi niet te wrijven. We blijven wrijven tot al het zout verdwenen is. Het zout zet de poriën open voor de kruiden die aangeboden worden.
De temperatuur van de stempels testen we aan de binnenkant van de pols. Zeker als je ze tegen het lichaam legt mogen ze niet te warm zijn.



MAKE YOUR OWN HERBAL STAMPS

Working with herbal stamps can be a useful and beneficial addition to yourmassage. It is a practice that originates from Thailand. The herbal stamps for use steamed and give a delicious spicy fragrance. They are placed on the skin,the main energy points, and it is lightly massaged. The heat and the herbsstimulate circulation and relax the muscles. But different types of herbs often have a specific effect. You could choose on the basis of a thorough historywith your customer, even herbal stamps to put together a specific effectdepending on the needs of your customer!

Steps for making herbal stamps:

There are several ways to make a herbal stamp. The most common and easiest way we have just described below:
1. Cut a cloth bale of cotton 40cm x 40cm and fold the cloth open.
2. Mix the herbs you want to use in a jar and place 200 grams of herbs in the middle of the cloth.


3. Fold the corners of the roof in and turn it into a handle.

4. Take a string of 2 meters and tie the bottom of the handle 1x. Rotate itaround the handle to the top and tie the top down again.


5. You herbal stamp is ready! It's that simple to make your own herbal stamp.

The most commonly used herbs :

# Tamarind
A common herb in herbal stamps is tamarind, or the pulp of the pulses of the tamarind tree. Many know this herb for the kitchen as assembly, that is widely used in oriental dishes. The ayurvedic healing methods use tamarind.Tamarind in herbal stamps ensures that other substances are better recorded, skin infections and reduces digestive problems.
# Camphor / Cinnamomum camphora
Camphor comes from the camphor tree, which grows in countries like Japan, China and Taiwan. Camphor is very effective herbal stamps at a tired skin. It provides a refreshing feeling. Moreover, camphor very beneficial to the respiratory problems.
# Lemongrass
In lemongrass herbal stamps should not be missed. It is a grassy plant that occurs in Africa, America, Australia and India. The fresh, lemony scent comes into its own in herbal stamps. But apart from the pleasant scent is lemongrass also very effective against pain, infections, stress and excessive perspiration.
# Kaffir Lime / Citrus hystrix
The kaffir lime is a citrus fruit whose rind is used in herbal stamps because of the refreshing smell and their beneficial effect on dry skin. Kaffir Lime is often added to soaps.
# Turmeric
Turmeric or turmeric is a very interesting herb. For centuries, both internally and externally against many ailments. Herbs Temples are an example of an external application where the positive effects of turmeric properly reflected.Turmeric has anti-bacterial effect on the skin and is soothing to irritated skin.
# Ginger
Ginger is often called a miracle drug, and not unjustly, because it has an analgesic and antibacterial properties, it goes against nausea and relaxes.Ginger is also very effective herbal stamps to fatigue, muscle pain, bowel problems, respiratory problems, headaches and migraines.
# Patchouli
This is a herb with witpaarse flowers with a sweet, spicy fragrance and comes from India, Indonesia and the Philippines. It is very beneficial herbal stamps from overwork and stress, infections, and lethargy.
# Pandan
Pandan is a tropical palm-like plant with long pointed leaves are used.Pandan has an antiviral effect, is anti-allergenic and anti-inflammatory.
# Acacia
Acacia is a thorny plant with yellow flowers. The extract of the flowers has a scent and is therefore ideal for use in herbal stamps. Moreover, acacia an antibacterial effect, stimulates metabolism and aphrodisiac properties to be attributed.
# Eucalyptus
The eucalyptus tree is native to Australia, but now grows in many tropical areas. The leaves have a strong and fresh fragrance that provide relief for breathing problems. Eucalyptus also helps to improve concentration.

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