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- n. Plural form of steam bath.
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Convulsions occur frequently among the children who are partially fed with heavy bread which has been first chewed by the mother; then berries of various kinds are given the infants, not even always ripe; they are kept in a filthy condition, and take frequent colds by the use of the steam baths so common among those people.
Saunas, as well as steam baths and hot bathtub soaks, are also great for sweating out unwanted toxins.