In the list of valuable experiences when coming to Sapa, bathing with red Dao medicinal leaves is an activity that is never lacking. Bathing with red Dao medicinal leaves brings both health and spiritual benefits, but that’s too general. Then to know why, bathing with red Dao medicinal leaves is so attractive to Sapa tourists, please read the following lines carefully and surely, you will be eager to experience this activity right away during your trip. Going to Sapa soon.
In the past, the Red Dao people had the habit of taking a bath with medicinal leaves to restore their health after tiring working days, or to prevent some minor diseases during the changing seasons such as headaches, hoarseness, sore limbs, etc. At present, the culture of bathing with medicinal leaves has been widely popular with all tourists when coming to the Northwest region in general and Sapa in particular.
Medicinal leaf bath water is cooked from about 10 to 20 species of plants that live mainly in mountainous areas. Depending on the implementation of each service provider, they can use fresh or dried leaves or make essential oils…
Bath water will be kept at about 37-40 degrees and this is also the ideal temperature for the remedy to work to improve health. There are many benefits that you get after taking a herbal bath. Specifically, after a long tiring day of moving, tobacco juice will help relax the tendons and muscles, and the feeling of fatigue will also completely disappear. Tobacco water also helps to circulate blood, detoxify, and relax the mind very well. As a result, you will feel healthier, mentally refreshed, and clear-headed after experiencing this service.
There is a small note when taking a bath with tobacco leaves that you should only soak for a period of 20-30 minutes at most. If you exceed that time, you are likely to be intoxicated with symptoms such as nausea and dizziness. This is also the reason why people who are drunk are not recommended to bathe with tobacco leaves.
With that much information, hopefully you have enough reasons as well as practical notes to experience the service of Red Dao medicinal leaf bath to the fullest. The trip also makes it more interesting and attractive.