Selectively picked by hand and volcanic in nature, these basalt stones make high quality hot stones because they retain heat very well. This is due to their mineral composition, which is mainly of silica and traces of iron.
These stones are best used on the medium sized muscles of the body, such as the calf and upper arm/body muscles. They provide a little more mass than the small working stones but are still easy to manipulate and use. (8) 2.5""-3.0"" stones.
Purpose: Medium Stones are perfect for use in larger areas that have bony prominences, such as the arms, the legs, and the back. They can be used for direct pressure or as an adjunct to the therapist’s hands.