A Russian Banya Venik is typically made with the branches and leaves of a tree or shrub which secretes aromatic oils. The branches and leaves are then dried and tied around a wooden handle.
Bath broom is a besom, or broom, used in Russian banyas, in Finnish saunas and Estonian and Latvian saunas.
The broom is used to massage a bather’s skin and generate heat. Great quality birch broom for sauna. The essential oils in the leaves and twigs improve metabolism and prevent premature aging of the skin.