What is a Japanese style soaking tub?

What is a Japanese style soaking tub?

A Japanese soaking tub is a small, deep bath that has become the new “rave” among bath fixtures. All Japanese soaking bathtubs are fabricated with a bench seat – providing you the ultimate in bathing comfort.

What is a Japanese bathtub called?

Furo (風呂), or the more common and polite form ofuro (お風呂), is a Japanese bath and/or bathroom.

What is good about a Japanese soaking tub?

They save Water Due to their compact size, Japanese bathtubs use way less water than the other types of bathtubs while at the same time providing a better soaking experience. The fact that your whole body is immersed in the tub means you only need little water to fill the extra space that your body does not occupy.

What size is a Japanese soaking tub?

Japanese soaking tub dimensions vary from model to model, but they are typically at least 27” deep to allow bathers to immerse completely while seated. The tubs – which are usually square or round, occasionally rectangular or oval – are typically no more than 4.5′ in diameter; most are smaller.

How much does a Japanese soaking tub cost?

about $5,000 to $10,000
These unique Japanese tubs range in price from about $5,000 to $10,000. Make sure the manufacturer has a guarantee on the tub, and don’t be afraid to ask lots of questions.

What is a Hinoki bath?

16.00. The Hinoki Bath Spa contains two bags of hinoki wood shavings. When steeped in water, the bag releases a mild citrus scent to rejuvenate the mind in a warm bath experience. Hinoki is an ancient cypress wood that is native to central Japan.

What do the Japanese put in their baths?

All you need is place to wash your body and a tub of warm, clear water. You can also add an herbal infusion, such as green tea or other herbs to your bath. Japanese herbal baths soothe body and mind and have healing, skin-beautifying properties.

Are Ofuros comfortable?

It was compact and it promoted a comfortable, upright sitting posture, just as the ofuro had done. It became quickly popular, not least because of its space-saving design, which meant that it sat well in smaller contemporary bathrooms and en-suites.

How do you get into a Japanese soaking tub?

Rather than lying down, you sit upright, on the built-in bench seat. Your feet are below your waist, your back is straight, your head and shoulders are naturally supported by your spine. It’s so comfortable – with none of the pressure on your shoulders and neck you may feel when you’re lying in a traditional bath.

What is the difference between a soaking tub and a bathtub?

A soaking tub is a freestanding bathtub that is typically oval in shape with enough water depth to allow for total submersion. The purpose of this is to cover your body with water, meaning you will no longer have your knees or arms exposed to the cold compared to more traditional bathtub designs.