l'origine du bain dérivatif

The origin of the derivative bath

The origin of the derivative bath, this 100% natural practice, a source of well-being and health, aims to refresh the perineal area to regulate body temperature.

By keeping the perineum cool, we see a regulation of body temperature as well as many other benefits which will quickly be felt. Originally practiced with water, you will now see that there are more suitable means, notably what is called a “derivative bath bag”.

Derivative bathing if we go back to the origins of Man was already practiced naturally. Indeed, Man walked naked in hot countries and over very long distances. He was sweating a lot and his sweat ran down his body and reached the level of his penis. Its evaporation then provided freshness and walking ensured friction in the folds of the groin (which is located at the level of the liver meridian).

There combination of freshness and friction promotes motility (mini contractions) of the intestine and fascia*, which allows our fats to circulate, carry out their various functions and be evacuated in order to participate in the drainage of toxins.

If we take the example of animals, it is also practiced instinctively. In fact, when they lie down on the ground, their penis is stuck to the ground level which is a cool zone. This way, they effectively regulate their body temperature.

It is ultimately an archaic “skill” of the human body, just like breastfeeding, which serves to replace the effects of walking.

Derivative bath: a practice put forward and put forward on many occasions

In the 19th century, German physician and naturopath Louis Kuhne described his method of friction sitz baths or the sitz bath, which involved immersing oneself in a tub, or bidet, filled with relatively cold water (about 10 to 14 °) and rub your lower abdomen, hips or genitals with a rough linen cloth. The resulting nerve stimulation from cold water was believed to help flush out toxins.

In 1899, he published “The New Science of Healing” a book to which Gandhi attributed deep interest and which has already enabled thousands of people to be cured of illnesses. Louis Kuhne strongly asserts that “all illnesses have the same origin” and that our body has infinite means to heal us. When he is prevented from doing so, it is simply because he has accumulated too many toxins...

Then, it was brought up to date by France Guillain, in the 1980s, dietitian, scientist, navigator and author of numerous works on health and well-being. With the development of gel bags for perineum which makes it easier to practice derivative bathing:

  • Without having to get wet and immobilized, which allows you to practice with more convenience
  • By giving yourself the opportunity to do something else: no need to stay at least 20 minutes in a bidet

Derivative bath: A one-off practice or per treatment?

Depending on your needs, your desires and your pace, both are possible. However, it should be kept in mind that this method is neither medical nor miraculous. She is part of a global and holistic approach to natural health and must be supported by an adapted lifestyle: healthy diet, physical exercise, emotional balance, etc.

You are free to familiarize yourself with the practice, listen to your feelings and practice it in the way that best suits you. Some use it intensively for several weeks, several hours a day, particularly in the case of an inflammatory condition such as rheumatoid arthritis, to relieve pain. Others use it as a real daily tool, in the same way as a hot water bottle it can help you relieve certain daily ailments: sleep problems, hot flashes, digestion and elimination problems or pain. linked to menstrual cycles.

At Maholi, we like to offer the practical derivative bath as a real well-being booster on a daily basis where everyone feels free to do it at their convenience when they feel the need and desire.

Indeed, it is not necessary to wait until you are sick, on the contrary this practice is very interesting as a healthy lifestyle. to allow you to prevent rather than cure the disease. It is a hydrotherapy technique, often covered in the naturopathy training course in the “hygienist” module.

It exists certain contraindications to the practice of derivative bathing:

  • A complicated start to pregnancy, IVF… it is best to avoid.
  • Total exhaustion or end of life, in fact, the cold demands energy, if there is more, it is therefore necessary not to practice the derivative bath.
  • A pacemaker, or a pacemaker
  • Following a surgical operation, it is preferable to wait several months for the healing to be complete.

Derivative bath: much more than a well-being solution

It is an ancestral know-how that costs nothing or at a very affordable price. In fact, today you can take advantage of it yourself at home using cool water and a washcloth or, second possibility, is to buy gel packs (ice packs) adapted for this practice which consists of refreshing the perineal area.

It's ultimately a true art of living, where you will quickly feel better in both your body and your mind!

However, this practice does not replace the advice of a doctor. If you have any doubts or questions, please seek medical advice.

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*fascia = Membrane which envelops groups of muscles and certain organs which it maintains.


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