The Enzyme Bath is a Traditional Japanese Spa Treatment

 - Mar 8, 2013
References: japantrends & neatorama
It appears that women are willing to try just about anything when it comes to maintaining their youthful look, even soaking in a tub of fermented sawdust by taking an Enzyme Bath. This may be crazier than fish pedicures, beer baths, snake massages and bull semen hair treatments. Of course, if the Enzyme Bath works wonders, there is certainly no place for judgements here.

Made popular in Japan nearly 40 years ago, the Enzyme Bath is slowly making its way into the Western world. Essentially, it involves surrounding the body in 40 degrees Celcius-heated sawdust, which warms it from the core. This not only stimulates the bather's internal organs, which apparently optimizes metabolism, it also increases immune strength and improves circulation