Balneotherapy is spa treatment with mineral waters, which are naturally formed in the bowels of the earth and contain a high concentration of gases, salts and other valuable minerals. Russia like no other country is rich in deposits of curative waters. The oldest balneological centers in Russia are the resorts of Caucasian Mineral Waters, located in Kislovodsk, Pyatigorsk, and Zheleznovodsk. Kislovodsk resort is almost 200 years old. There you'll be treated with narzan to help you get rid of gastrointestinal, respiratory diseases, problems with circulatory system and nervous system. In Pyatigorsk alone they use water from nearly 40 mineral springs. The waters in Zheleznovodsk can heal the digestive system, the pancreas, and kidneys.Located on the coast of the Azov Sea is the Yeisk resort famous for its healing waters containing hydrogen sulfide which is good for the treatment of diseases related to the cardiovascular system, musculoskeletal system, nervous system, allergy.The title of the N1 resort in Russia is held by right by the Marcial Waters resort. It was founded by Peter I in 1719 and is located in Karelia. The main therapeutic factors of the resort are the unique, and rare in the content of iron, mineral waters surpassing in some characteristics all known world's springs. The resort has successfully treated cases of anemia, heart failures, kidney and digestive tract problems.
Even the Kamchatka Peninsula can offer you the opportunity to improve your health. There is the Paratunka resort treating diseases of the bronchi, cardiovascular and nervous systems, skin thanks to the hot low-mineralized water springs. Another major balneological center of Kamchatka, Nachiki, was built on the hot nitrogen water springs that heal diseases of the circulatory system, nervous and musculoskeletal systems.The Irkutsk oblast boasts these world's largest the Angara-Lena artesian basin of mineral water featuring three hundred springs.For over 100 years the Belokurikha spa resort has been treating and healing people with its mud baths with extract made from antlers of a deer.