Called 'Vihta', sauna whisks are an important part of Finnish culture. Gently slapping the skin with this bundle of dried birch twigs stimulates circulation and gives off a fresh aroma. There are many types of whisks, but birch is most popular for relieving muscle pain, cleaning the skin, and promoting ventilation of the lungs. Remove the packaging but leaving the netting around the whisk. Immerse it first in lukewarm water for 20-25 minutes, then carefully loosen the netting and let the whisk sit in warm water for another 5-10 minutes. You can start to use the whisk when your skin has warmed up nicely. After the sauna, lightly rinse the whisk and let it hang in a cool, dry place. You can reuse it following the same instructions. Do not leave the whisk in the sauna on the benches or the stove.
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