Recreation and health area Istisu sanatorium “Fatima-Zahra” located 250 km far from Baku and 10 km from Massaly is a great place for treatment and rest. Area has been known since Soviet times for its thermal springs. Hot water comes out here with depth 95-250 km, with temperature over 60 degrees Celsius. The water composes hydrogen sulfate, sodium chloride, magnesium, bicarbonate. In addition, 1 liter of water has 30 milligrams of iodine.
This water is used for the treatment of the following diseases: rheumatism and its adverse effects (arthritis, poly-arthritis, joint pain, arthritis), skin diseases (psoriasis, dermatitis, neurodermatitis, fungal infections, eczema); in diseases of the kidney and urinary tract (pyelitis, urethritis, pyelonephritis, pyelocystitis) radiculitis prostate hypertrophy, liver disease, biliary tract, female disease (metritis, endometritis, cervical erosion, herbicide, Kolp), male and female infertility, gastro-intestinal diseases (gastritis, oesophagitis, colitis, intestinal defecation), traumatic injuries.
The zone has 6 cottages (on 1st and 2nd floors), including a lounge and bedroom. Also available to the guests a restaurant, health club, baths with thermal water, a small swimming pool, parking and a cafe.