Onsen are good for your body!
Submerging yourself in hot spring water isn't the only way to enjoy onsen. When you visit an onsen resort you have the opportunity to encounter nature and culture, allowing you to relax and rid yourself of stress. Moreover, the physical effects of bathing, along with the onsen's chemical components, stimulate your body in an integrated way, improving your body's natural ability for self healing.
Chemical components in onsen that help relieve fatigue
Onsen are effective for many things including recovery from fatigue and reducing stress. Please refer to the following table that conveniently outlines which type of spring water you should choose for your condition. And of course, onsen have many other beneficial effects that are unrelated to the actual contents of the water.
Three effects of bathing
■Your body becomes buoyant
■Natural massage and hydrostatic effects
* However, people with disorders of the lung or heart may experience adverse effects. Hip baths, which have little hydraulic pressure, are ideal for such people.