5 Healing Benefits of Hot Springs Bathing in Warrnambool


In early 2019, Warrnambool will become the proud home of one of the country's most indulgent wellness attractions. Deep Blue Hot Springs will reveal a redevelopment were bathers will be able to meander amongst the rock pools and cave formations as they take to the alluring  natural  healing waters which will be available in  over 20 different,  purpose built, open air geothermal pools. Among the geothermal  bathing pools will be a host of other quality wellness experiences including Reflexology, Steam, Mud & Colour Therapy caves, Private Bathing pools, Relaxation Massage  and Salt Therapy rooms.

Thermal spring water facilitates healing in a number of important ways, from eliminating toxins to purify the body and skin to improving blood pressure and metabolism - here are the healing benefits you can experience by visiting this special attraction. 

1. Reduce Stress and Gain Deep Sleep                                                                         

The minerals in hot-spring water can contribute to the psychological healing process, while heat relaxes tense muscles. Improved sleep can be an added benefit; when you soak in the warm water, your body temperature rises, then quickly cools down when your bath is complete. This body cooling process can help you relax and fall into a deeper sleep.

2. Natural Pain Relief

If you suffer from chronic muscle pain, arthritis or even fibromyalgia, an Israeli study found in the Journal Rheumatology International shows evidence that hot minerals baths may aid in pain relief and fibromyalgia fatique. Additionally, when your body is submerged in hot spring water, the buoyancy encourages freer movement by naturally supporting your joints.

3. Lower Blood Pressure

A study at the Mayo clinic found that soaking in a hot bath gives many of the health benefits of exercise with less strain on the heart. Soaking in hot water increases the heart rate while it lowers blood pressure rather than raising it as does other forms of exercise.

4. Solves Problem Skin

The high silica content found in hot springs can smooth and soften dry, rough skin. Similarly, the medicinal properties of the water’s sulfur content can help to naturally relieve uncomfortable skin conditions.


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