The Ancient Egyptian believed in resurrection and that man will live again in an eternal life. They were keen to keep their crops for along time, by mummification process meant to keep the dead body for along time. The Ancient Egyptian were famous for this process, they used to burry the mummified bodies away from water and humid places, so they chose the desert to bury their bodies or inside the pyramids. The scientific rules and experienced doctors able to make use of all the chemical elements that nature had given them. Three thousands years before the birth of Christ “Imhotep” the great Ancient Egyptian doctor and architect lived in Egypt, He held great positions as the pioneer and dean of international medicine. His hieroglyphic name meant the man who comes in peace. He was the first man to design stone building “The stepped pyramid of king Djoser in Saqqara. The humanity was in its cradle, Egypt gifted it with “Imhotep” the medical genius two of the most notable historians (Curt Zetta and James Henry) stated that Imhotep is the first inventor of the medicine art. Imhotep was worshiped as the god of recovery, "Ossely" said that Imhotep was the first image of a real doctor, and then he became a popular god. New archeological discoveries proved the importance of many places in Egypt such as Helwan, Fayoum, Southern Sinai, and Safaga. These areas include many sand dunes, mineral water that can cure and help in the treatment of different diseases such as skin diseases and rheumatism. The Egyptian Government gives due care to these areas because of their medical importance to be the best places for natural treatment in the world. In addition to various tourist programs including various visits to unique tourist places in Egypt. Tourists come to Egypt to enjoy its fine climate and to benefit from the natural treatment under the supervision of specialized doctors, besides the staff helping them. Tourists can enjoy programs to visit the unique history places. Natural therapy in Egypt Egypt has been gifted with hundreds of mineral water springs, differed in depth, width and temperature (between 30 degree Celsius to 73 degrees Celsius). Scientific research proved that the water of these wells and springs include a considerable amount of dissolved minerals which have a great effect in the treatment of some incurable diseases. The minerals such as Sodium, Calcium, and some elements such as Iron and Magnesium. Scientific and laboratory analysis proved that the percentage of salt in the water is suitable in the treatment of some diseases. There is also drinkable water wells that helped the Government to establish an industry depends on the water for bottling multinational companies are competing invest in water bottling. The sand of Egypt is rich as its water; scientific research proved that the sand in Egypt contains amounts of some radioactive materials suitable enough in the treatment of some diseases. The method of burying diseased parts of the body in the hot sand for a precious period brings up valuable results in some diseases such as rheumatism and rheumatoid and other incurable diseases
The most wonderful oasis in the western desert, the oasis of beauty, poetry, the paradise of artists, there is no similar place like it in the whole world. Sand dunes and palm trees and olive trees scattered in the Oasis with clear wells and springs. Bedouins and their tents on the vast desert area a great scene of green land among the vast desert. Siwa Oasis is located about 300 kilometers to the west of Marsa Matrouh. It the best place for environmental treatment in Egypt. Siwa is famous for its moderate climate, pure air and blue clear sky.El Dakrror Mountain
It is located to the south west of Siwa Oasis; people of Siwa believe that the mountain is sacred. They celebrate yearly in a big festival in October after the harvest season (The Valley season). The festival lasts for three days; all the inhabitants of the valley must participate in the festival. The mountain has got fame as a place for treating rheumatism, joint pains and weakness. The aged people gained experience in the treatment known as burying the diseased parts of the body in hot sand for certain period of the time in the day. This kind of the environmental treatment gained the fame and many tourists and Arabs come to have their treatment. The climate is moderate and the percentage of evaporation, humidity and the different colors, sand and green land, these qualifications are suitable to be a place for therapy tourism.Hot Springs:
Siwa Oasis has got many springs, they are being used as environmental treatment place, the water is capable or curing some 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 Celsius. 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.
Sinai Peninsula is situated to the north of the great crack. It is the geophysical crack between Asia and Africa, being as an inverted triangle, based on two angles on Suez bay and Al Akabba bay, based on Rafaah, Port Said in the north and Ras Mohamed in the south. Sinai is the land of civilizations, the land of religions, the eastern gate to Egypt through which passed prophets, saints' travelers and invaders. Sinai is a unique place combining all kinds of tourism religious, cultural, history, sports, treatment and entertainment. There are many natural wells and hot springs such as the Pharaoh bath and Moses bath.These baths have great effect in the treatment of some incurable diseases, besides the dry, moderate climate of the area.Southern Sinai
Sharm El Sheikh: It is about 336 kilometers from Suez and 53 kilometers away from Ras Mohamed and is situated on the Akabba bay. It is a summer resorts as well as being a winter resort. The Pharaoh bath: The Pharaoh bath is located on the Suez bay about 250 kilometers away from Cairo. It consisted of a group of natural hot springs; its temperature is 27 degrees Celsius, the water flows directly from the mountain forming a natural lake with 100 meters length along the sea shore. The mountain above contains a stone tunnel used a natural hot sauna because the hot water springs from inside the mountain... Scientific research proved the importance of the water in treating some diseases such as rheumatism and rheumatoid, kidney diseases, lung inflammation, skin diseases. The climate is moderate and dry; there are vast areas of hot sand which can be used for the treatment of different diseases. Moses bath: A wonderful Oasis covered in palm trees around a natural hot spring, its water has ability of healing wounds especially of diabetic patients, it affects the body weakness and regulates of high blood pressure. Moses bath is 100 kilometers away from Sharm El Sheikh
Safaga is the best place in the world for the treatment and therapy of psoriasis, it is surrounded by high mountains works as a natural fence against wind and sand storms. The climate is moderate and the concentration of the sun rays and the ultraviolet rays help in the treatment and therapy of psoriasis.
The sea water has a high proportion of saltiness about 35% in similar places, so the person who swims in the area will find himself floating easily on water surface. The gravity is low which helps in treating some diseases such as the vascular deficiency and a high flow of the blood to the limbs.The high proportion in the saltiness of sea water has a great effect in treating psoriasis and the high destiny of ultraviolet rays in the area help in curing different skin diseases. Black Sand Scientific research results proved that sand Safaga has three radioactive minerals they are Uranium, Thorium and Potassium with the percentage of 40% which is safe enough in the treatment of psoriasis, joint pains, joint oedema and skin inflammation. The humidity is low and the ultraviolet rays help in curing different diseases Why Safaga?
The Beaulac wells: The Beaulac wells are deep wells almost about 100 meters under the ground surface, with temperature about 28 degrees Celsius. Scientific research proved that the water contains many useful minerals of great medical importance. Sand dunes scattered in the desert with soft sand can be used in the treatment of some diseases such as rheumatism, rheumatoid, joint pains, some sorts of inner bone inflammation, by using the method of burying the diseased parts in the sand for specific period of time.
Nasser Wells: They are a group of three wells emerging from three different depths, their water is collected in a swimming pool, and the temperature of water is 28 degrees Celsius all the year round. The swimming pool is used for the treatment of rheumatism, joint pains, skin inflammation kidney stones, renal colic and some digestive system troubles. A vast area of green land surrounded the wells with beautiful gardens. A huge tent was erected to host the tourists in the area, there is also a restaurant.
The well is situated about six kilometers to the west of Al Farafra, it is a deep well, the water temperature is about 24 degrees Celsius all the year round. The area is surrounded by white sand desert; tourists from all over the world are keen to visit the area. Farafra Oasis is connected to the other oases by the road of cars.
Aswan is considered the most famous winter resort in the world, graced with the most beautiful setting on the Nile which inspired poets to write poems. Sailboats etch the sky with their tall masts. A beauty of nature only exists in Aswan.
Aswan is situated on the eastern bank of the River Nile, about 899 kilometers south of Cairo.
Winter is warm, granite rocks and the yellow sand is one of the combinations including the emerged islands covered with palm trees and tropical plants.
It is a fantastic trip in a sailing boat at the sun set look at the plant garden which is one of Aswan attractions. The markets in Aswan full of spices, rugs, scarves and baskets. Perfumes and scent are exported to Europe labeled as Made in Egypt.Elephantine Island:
A fabulous archaeological site. Its sand is used in the treatment of indulging the diseased parts in the sand for a period of time to help in curing rheumatism starts from March till October every year as the sun shines and being very hot.
Isis Island Resort:
Tourists came to Aswan islands to be treated from rheumatoid for about three weeks, the results were successful despite the primitive way of treatment.
The Egyptian National Research Center made many scientific analysis and research with astonishing results that the black sand contained many minerals and some radioactive materials which have a great effect in treating rheumatoid.
Specialists due the speed recovery of their patients to the ultraviolet rays which are reflected from the mountains surrounding Isis Island and the water of the River Nile while burying parts of the body inside the sand and mud of the Nile, besides the dry climate of Aswan.
Aswan is one of the most wonderful winter resorts in the world. The climate is moderate and dry suitable for the treatment method of burying the diseased parts in hot sand for a period of time to get efficient results.
There are two centers for the treatment by sand and water; the diseased parts of the body are indulged into a mixture of sand and water to cure rheumatic pains. Some international health centers paid attention to study the climate of Aswan. The scientific studies proved that Aswan has got a high density of ultraviolet rays and a remarkable humidity proportion that help in curing and treating different diseases.
Nubians are still believe in herbal medicine. Scientific studies proved the great effect of herbs in curing different diseases. Some of these herbs were mentioned in Dawood el Antaky prescription (paper), the medical materials by Ahmed Ibn Rasheed and the law in medicine by Ibn Sina.Some of the herbs are still used in Nubia such as:
Nubians used the method of burying the diseased parts in hot sand to enhance the blood circulation and the speed recovery of joints pains, the treatment also includes celebrations, songs, and dances by the relatives of the patients to relief their pains and entertain them.
The patients then wrapped in cloth to protect them from catching cold, hot drinks are served.
Old people who are responsible for the treatment are experts in their field; they also use (Domera) which is similar to the new treatment known as pleoma to treat headache and tooth pain, and muscles fractions.
Scientific explanation to the environmental treatment:
The environment in treating rheumatic pains is due to the hot sand that affects the nerve ends and the blood circulation. This treatment is similar to the newly invented therapy known as pilotherpay which depends on the hot sand with some radioactive materials in safe amounts to the absorbed through the skin because of its anti-inflammatory nature.
The Domera is similar to the method known as Pleoma which is used in international health. Centers mixing the mud with natural and mineral water depending on the property of humid heat. The scientific research proved that the surface sand in Abu Simbel contains useful radio-active elements that can help in curing some diseases.
Scientific research centers proved the density of ultraviolet ray that helps in curing same chromic rheumatic pains.
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