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(English) Naftalan oil

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Naftalan, Azerbaijan


Naftalan oil is a unique medical factor not having analogues in the world. Naftalan is a black-brownish liquid with compact consistence and distinctive smell. The main effecting substance of naftalan oil are nafthene hydrocarbons (is related to availability of cyclopentane-perhydrofenantren skeleton existing in composition of a number of ferment hormons and other physiologically active substances) that has effect of activator of intensity of pain-relieving, anti-inflammatory, vascular-widening, antiallergic, trofic functions and metabolism processes, stimulator of spermatogenesis, ovulation and ovogenesis processes. Basing on all these processes Naftalan therapy was acknowledged as a non-substitutive method of treatment in many fields of medicine.

Naftalan Azerbaijan – unique health resort of international importance, which is the only mine naphthalan healing oil. Naftalan known since ancient times as a powerful tool for diseases of the musculoskeletal system, skin, urological, gynecological diseases. Naftalan relieves inflammation, reduces pain, improves blood circulation and metabolic processes in the body. “Spring black gold – the key to healing” – the motto naftalanskoy resorts.

Naftalan resort is located 50 km from the ancient city of Ganja (Kirovabads), the second largest city in Azerbaijan, in a green area in a pine park on the shore of an artificial lake. In the shady alleys of the park created a great comfortable atmosphere for rest and treatment.

The history of the Naftalan resort has its origins in 1873, when the naphthalene was extracted manually from shallow wells. ” Thick blood of the earth” – the so- called naphthalene . It has been over 100 years since the beginning of the study and application of therapeutic properties naftalan . Its efficacy in various diseases confirmed by the results of more than 1,600 scientific papers and monographs.

Since 1926, the resort began operating a specialized area of ​​the field in naphthalene , where patients were treated from all over the Soviet Union with diseases of the musculoskeletal system , with neurological , skin , gynecological , urological diseases . In the Soviet era resort Naftalan was a favorite spot of the party elite .


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