Aswan...the flower of the south
Tuesday، 29 March 2016 - 12:49 PM
A physiotherapy center was established at Oberoi Hotel there, staffed by experts in sports and physical therapy, as center has saunas and Turkish steam baths with availability of trainers responsible for preparation of program of Swedish exercises on scientific bases.
Isis Island Resort:
The area is characterized by high amount of UV radiation in the atmosphere and low humidity, making it an ideal place for the treatment of rheumatic diseases and respiratory diseases such as asthma etc.
Still Nubian people believe in herbal medicine, which is focused by the recent studies and proven its effectiveness in many diseases and is still a lot of these medicinal plants which have been mentioned in Arabic references of ancient reminder 'David Antioch' and medical supplies of Ahmad Ibn Rashid and Law in Medicine of Ibn Sina
-Helf Albar: A plant used in the treatment of colds and renal colic after boiling and drink like tea.
- Damcish: Also used successfully in kidney disease.
-Pomegranate peel: Used in treatment of intestinal dysentery after being roasted, crushed then prepared by boiling then drinking like tea.
Alhargel: Used in treatment of constipation and indigestion.
Nubians use a treatment method of body burial in the hot sand during the brightness of the sun for relieving arthritis and stimulating blood circulation, this method is supervised by elders specialized in this kind of therapy.
The treatment takes joyous celebration look, as relatives of the patients and the people of the region gather and sing folk Nubian songs allocated for the occasion so that they will not get bored and Raises the morale.
After finishing the time set for body burial in hot sand the patient is wrapped in heavy blankets to protect it from air currents, then quickly transferred to a closed place where offered by Damcish or Hef Albar hot syrups.
Also these Nubians elders use spray of Nile silt (Aldmirah) for the treatment of migraine, dental pain and muscle rupture.
Scientific interpretation of environmental treatment in Nuba:
The results of the lab analysis in the laboratories of the Egyptian Nuclear Energy Authority have shown that the surface sand of the area of Abu Simbel contain several elements such as carbonate, as researches have shown that the radioactivity of this sand in the safe limits is of high therapeutic value.