So few are the places where people can find both physical and emotional healing together. Perhaps Jordan is one of those few places where physical ailments vanish along with emotional. Due to the gracious nature that has been bestowed upon Jordan with all its healing resources from hot water, rich with minerals to volcanic mud to moderate weather and breathtaking natural scenery.
Jordan is considered one of the leading countries in therapeutic healing. For in addition to its natural healing resources from mineral-saturated waters and hot waterfalls and volcanic mud, it is also gifted with a lot of groundbreaking hospitals, prolific doctors that have established a well known status all over the world.
Natural healing areas
A lot of tourist sites are rich with mineral – saturated water and volcanic mud, which makes them healing spas that many ailing people come to visit. Here are some of the most important healing spots.
The Dead Sea
This area is warm and sunny all year through, where the average temperature is 30.4 degrees Celsius. The rays of the wonderful sun in the Dead Sea are not harmful and the air is dry and saturated with oxygen. The Dead Sea is famous for its black mud that is highly rich with salts and minerals.
The waters in the Dead Sea have high level of natural minerals, especially calcium, magnesium and bromine. The unique blend of salts and minerals in these waters is one of the most important resources for natural healing that is supervised by specialized people at the available spas.
Fifty –eight kilometers south of Amman lies Main, 120 meters below sea level. Well known for its spas and its natural clinics that provide treatment for people with skin diseases, blood circulatory problems and bone, joints, back and muscular pains. The clinics there also provide physical training activities.
Al-Hummah lies 100 kilometers north of Amman. It is one of the most vital therapeutic and tourist places in the area. A spa and some clinics have been established there to offer many services to the visitors. A centre for respiratory problems and diseases is also available in addition to centers that provide treatment for skin diseases and diseases related to the nervous system and joints. On the other hand the Hemmah hotel can provide lodging for those who wish to stay over night.
In the south of Jordan, 26 kilometers away from Al-Tafilah, the hot waters erupt from over 15 sources to fill the aura of the place with healing minerals; experts say that this water in specific has tremendous power to heal infertility, varicose, anemia, and rheumatism. A centre for general services has been built next to the restaurants and clinic.
Jordan has been an exclusive network in both the public and private sectors. Medical services in Jordan are well known for their novelty and the presence of some of the most important names in different medical fields. In Amman, the Jordanian capital, there is a large number of specialized hospitals that treat cancer, heart problems optical diseases, infertility and family medicine in addition to other areas of specialization. Al-Hussein Medical City is one of the most respected medical centers in the region and the world. It has a large number of the most important doctors and surgeons who are well known all over the world.