sweat bath


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sweat bath

A bath given to induce perspiration.
See also: bath
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That involved becoming "Indian" again by partaking of its various rituals such as the sweat bath, sun dance, etc.
Such treatments in the hottest water or the sweat bath were followed, according to Cunliffe, by cold baths (26).
Indeed, many regular steam or sauna bathers have experienced that a good, long sweat bath at the early onset of a cold or flu can help ward the disease before it manifests as actual symptoms.