Volcanic Lava Stones
Creates soft, enjoyable heat · Humidifies the sauna air · Mix with regular sauna stove stones
Lava stones are used together with regular sauna stove stones. Porous lava stones bind water into them and slowly create moisture, which improves the humidity in the sauna and makes the heat softer. The stones are suitable for all kinds of sauna stoves.
Lava stones are ready to be used after rinsing off the dust on them with water. Place the lava stones among your regular sauna stove stones in a spot that is as hot as possible, next to the resistors or the smoke pipe. You can remove some stones so that the lava rocks fit better in the sauna stove. Place the stones loosely in order to improve the circulation of air and moisture. You will notice the humidity of the sauna heat on the first try. The lava stones will fizzle as the water evaporates from the pores.
The lava stones need not be changed. When replacing regular sauna stove stones, keep the lava stones and use them with your new stones.
Mount Shasta Sauna Stove Stones are safe to use. The lava stones are pressure tested by heating them to 570°F. This is to ensure that the stones will not crack in the sauna stove. It also removes spores, bacteria, and other microorganisms. The lava stones are pressure cleaned with water. No chemicals are used. The stones may produce a mild scent when used for the first time. It is harmless and will disappear.