Infrared lamp

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Effective for colds and muscle tension

Infrared lamps

Infrared lamps provide a soothing and warming infrared light. If you have a cold or inflamed sinuses, tablets don't have to be your first port of call. A healthy dose of targeted or widely applied heat can often help. Beurer infrared lamps and heat lamps combine these and act against pain.

Infrared lamps – soothing heat for colds and tension

Heat is good for the body. It has a relaxing effect, promotes circulation, and can ease health complaints. There are natural alternatives to nasal sprays and pills if you have a cold or muscle tension. With the right amount of heat applied in a targeted way, you can help activate the body’s self-healing powers and avoid the need for medicated relief. Beurer infrared lamps and infrared heat lamps use this effect and provide soothing and warming infrared light to support you during your heat treatment.

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When can an infrared lamp help you?

Light therapy with infrared lamps is a popular home remedy and an integral part of physiotherapy. Therapeutic self-treatments with infrared heat are becoming increasingly popular, above all for colds. It can help clear congenstion, relax tense muscles, and relieve musculoskeletal pain. Infrared light can promote the natural healing process for acute and chronic wounds. The use of infrared light has also become popular in facial and beauty care regimes due to its soothing effect.


An infrared lamp can help you with the following problems:

  • Muscle tension
  • Muscle soreness
  • Lumbago
  • Colds
  • Disorders of the ear, nose, and throat:
    • Chronic sinusitis
    • Chronic ear infection
    • Sore throat
  • Back pain
  • Joint pain
  • Rheumatism
  • Arthritis
  • Circulatory disorders
  • Acne

Heat can have an anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving effect for those suffering from chronic inflammation. Use should be avoided for those suffering from acute inflammation.

How do infrared lamps work?

Infrared is a natural component of sunlight. The spectrum of infrared light is divided into infrared A, B and C. Only a portion of the infrared spectrum, infrared A, is used for therapy. The infrared lamp’s rays penetrate several millimetres into the body and increase the temperature there. This is why infrared radiation is often referred to as “deep heat”. This promotes blood circulation, so the affected areas of the body receive a better supply of oxygen and nutrients, and metabolic products are more easily transported away. Tension is relieved and pain is reduced. At the same time, the combination of muscle relaxation and improved blood circulation has a slightly anti-inflammatory effect. Infrared lamps provide healing heat with a penetrating effect.

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How to use infrared lamps correctly

You can enjoy soothing light therapy easily and conveniently at home with the Beurer infrared lamps and infrared heat lamps.

  • Position yourself in front of the lamp so that you can relax and enjoy the treatment
  • Align the lamp correctly by tilting it towards the treatment area
  • The distance to the heat lamp depends on an individual’s heat sensitivity and the treatment area you’re targeting. Each model has a minimum distance to guide you
  • The recommended treatment time is between 12 and 15 minutes and should be limited to a maximum of two treatments per day
  • We recommend choosing a shorter treatment duration to begin with
  • Use the supplied protective eyewear during usage

Benefits of Beurer infrared lamps and heat lamps

Our wide range of infrared lamps means there’s something for everyone. Did you know that all Beurer infrared lamps and heat lamps are certified medical devices?


With a wattage of between 100 and 300 watts, our infrared lamps provide healing heat with a penetrating effect, whether it’s for targeted use or over large areas.


Adjustable inclination angle

All Beurer infrared lamps have adjustable angle settings for precise positioning during treatment. Our IL 11, IL 21 and IL 35 Infrared Lamps have 5 angle settings. The IL 50 Infrared Heat Lamp can be seamlessly adjusted from 0 to 50 degrees, offering you a great deal of convenience during usage.

Timer with automatic switch-off

The IL 35 Infrared Lamp and the IL 50 Heat Lamp have an electronic timer with an automatic switch-off so that you can always keep an eye on the application duration. Once the desired application time has been reached, the lamp switches off automatically.

Protective eyewear included

Protective eyewear is included with all Beurer infrared lamps and heat lamps to provide optimum protection for your eyes during treatment.

Long service life

In our infrared lamps, the service life of the integrated bulbs ranges from a maximum of 2,000 hours (IL 21, IL 35 and IL 50) to a maximum of 4,000 hours (IL 11), which guarantees a particularly long application duration. Good to know: once the lamps have reached their maximum service life, you can obtain the appropriate replacement lamps from us.

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