This section is from the book "Materia Medica And Therapeutics: An Introduction to the National Treatment of Disease", by John Mitchell Bruce. Also available from Amazon: The pharmacology and therapeutics of the materia medica.
Hot air, or Turkish.
Up to 220°, followed by cold.
Diaphoretic, followed by stimulation; anodyne ; increases metabolism.
Like warm water and Russian baths. Tonic.