Turkey is very rich in terms of thermal springs. However, “Kangal Hot Springs with Fish” is different. With an interesting characteristic it’s unique in the world. This thermal water is only 15 km away from the town of Kangal and 98 km away from Sivas. It contains small fish which is very important for various skin diseases.
The thermal water contains bicarbonate, calcium, magnesium sulphate, chlorine, sodium and magnesium. It’s 36 – 37 C and has a daily capacity of approximately 1000 people. There are five pools and the fish come directly from the springs into the pool. In spite of the high temprature of the water, these two different types of fish ‘Cyprinion macrostomus’ and ‘Garra rufa’, live in the pools. Because simply, human skin is an attractive and easy food source.
The thermal spring does not only help in the treatment of psoriasis, but also most types of skin diseases. A school of fish suck out and lick the diseased areas after surrounding the body. For the best result, patients should spend a total of 8 hours a day in these pools. Also, the duration of this cure is 21 days. In addition, drinking a few glasses of this water provides conclusive results in the treatment of rheumatism, nervous and gastrointestinal disorders, fructure, calcification and kidney problems.
According to the published study of Dr. Sedat Ozcelik, after treatment at the Kangal Springs, while 57.14% of the patients completely got well, 42.85% of the patients partially recovered.
If doctors are unable to cure your disease, as a last hope, you should benefit the miraculous treatment of the water.