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East Meets West at Nirwana Spa

Ancient Balinese Healing Tradition Introduced at Le Meridien Nirwana Spa.

(6/23/2002) Le Meridien Nirwana Golf and Spa Resort has created an innovative new spa treatments combining the wisdom of traditional Balinese natural herbal remedies and the latest western spa technologies.

The "East Meets West" spa treatment is drawn from the ancient Balinese Hindu spiritual book "Usadha." Utilizing a series of special body treatments muscle fatigue, cellulite and adipose tissue are reduced while simultaneously detoxifying the entire body.

"East Meets West" begins with an aromatic rempah body scrub using the natural ingredients of cardamom and ginger, which serve to warm and relax the body; clove, an analgesic to sooth tired muscles; turmeric root providing antiseptic qualities; pandanus root and galangal to scent the skin; - all mixed into a paste with oats and red rice water which is rich in calcium. The scrub is followed by a luxurious soak in a rempah herbal bath. Then, a sauna further relaxes the body, opening the pores to dispel toxins before a traditional Balinese massage treatment including a seaweed mask and heated body wrap.

The session send with a moisturizing, fragrant frangipani body lotion application and a refreshing drink.

The luxurious 5 star spa also offers an "aromatic seaweed" body spa treatment using the therapeutic benefits of the sea and reflex thermal techniques unique to the Le Meridien Spa to replenish the body's mineral balance. The treatment includes a revitalizing aromatic seaweed scrub during which the skin is scented by orange essential oils and the skin exfoliated by salt crystals.

 

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