All About Oxygen
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is an oxygen bar?
An oxygen bar is a place that offers non-medical oxygen mixed with various scents including aromatherapy. The air we normally breathe contains about 21% oxygen the rest is Nitrogen, Argon and other trace gasses. The oxygen in oxygen bars is between 90% and 95% oxygen allowing the customer to breathe 4 to 5 times the normal amount of oxygen. These oxygen bars give individuals an uplifted refreshed feeling as well as increased energy, detoxification and a general overall good feeling.
How long should a session last?
A 20-minute oxygen session is ideal for optimum results. However, 10 and 15 minute sessions will give you the beginning beneficial effects.
Where do you get the oxygen?
The oxygen in oxygen bars comes from completely self-contained machines called oxygen concentrators (non-medical). These non-medical concentrators use a technology called Pressure Swing Adsorption, a NASA created technology that filters out Nitrogen, Argon and other trace gasses from the ambient air. This technology then puts the separated oxygen molecule to 90-95% purity to the recipient and the Nitrogen and other gasses get released back into the atmosphere.
Is breathing oxygen in an oxygen bar harmful?
The American Lung Association declared that breathing oxygen from an oxygen bar has no harmful effects and is not dangerous to a persons health.
How long have oxygen bars been around?
Oxygen bars have been in existence for over 15 years and are popular in many countries. Millions of people have enjoyed oxygen sessions around the world without a single health related incident or lawsuit. Oxygen bars are not intended to treat, cure, prevent or diagnose any illness or disease.
How does it make you feel?
Breathing higher concentrations of oxygen has several benefits; the most commonly reported benefits are increased energy, an uplifted refreshed feeling, clearing of the mind, relief of toxic headaches such as the hangover, relief of stress and promotion of higher concentration levels. Oxygen is also a proven detoxifier and has anti-aging properties.
Is this medical Oxygen?
Only Medical oxygen is 100% pure oxygen> Oxygen bars are between 90-95% pure oxygen.
What guidelines are set forth by the FDA regarding Oxygen Bars?
Recreational oxygen falls under the Supplemental Act of 1994 just like herbs and vitamins.