Siwa Oasis ..... Burial in the sand treatment
Tuesday، 29 March 2016 - 12:29 PM
Siwa Oasis is considered as being
the most wonderful Oasis in the western desert. It is called the
Oasis of beauty, poetry and the paradise of artists. Sand dunes and palm and
olive trees are scattered in the Oasis in addition to a number of clear wells
The Oasis is located about 300
kilometers to the west of Marsa Matrouh. It is the best place for environmental
treatment in Egypt. It is famous for its moderate climate, pure air and blue
El Dakrror Mountain
It is located to the south west of Siwa Oasis. The people of Siwa believe that the mountain is sacred. A celebration is held on a yearly basis in October after the Harvest Season (The Valley Season).
The Celebration lasts for three
days; almost all the inhabitants of the valley participate in the festival.
The mountain area is most famous
for its treatment facilities that help in curing rheumatism, joint pain and
It is most famous for a treatment
that involves the burial of the diseased body parts in hot sand for a certain
period of time during the day. This particular treatment procedure gained a lot
of popularity among Arabs and recently foreigners.
Siwa Oasis has got many springs which are being used for therapeutic treatment purposes. The water of the hot springs is capable of curing a number of diseases such as psoriasis, rheumatism and some digestive system diseases.
The most famous springs is the Kegar well, the temperature of its water is 67 degree Celisus .
Scientific research proved that the water contains amounts of minerals similar to that found in the water of the springs of Carlo Vefari ( Czech ) the famous Health Center where tourists visit to have their treatment .