Naftalan

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Located about an hour’s drive east of Ganja, Naftalan is a world-famous resort city home to a unique healing oil that has for centuries been extracted and used to treat all kinds of health problems.

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Naftalan is the centre of health tourism in Azerbaijan as the city is home to the only healing naphthalene oil field in the world and attracts thousands of health-seekers. The oil extracted here looks similar to conventional industrial oils but, thanks to its unique chemical composition, has exceptional therapeutic qualities and is used in the treatment of over 70 diseases. For many visitors the famous Naftalan oil treatment, primarily in the form of oil baths, is the main reason to visit, however this modern city boasts a rich history as well as peaceful parks and wonderful resorts that provide fun and relaxation for the whole family.

 

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DID YOU KNOW?

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DID YOU KNOW?
INTERESTING FACT #1

Naftalan oil possesses anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antihistamine and vasodilator properties, meaning it can be used to treat over 70 diseases.

INTERESTING FACT #2

Naftalan oil has been used medically since at least the 12th century but only on an industrial scale since the late 19th century after a German chemist developed a healing cream from it that was sold commercially. 

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Bathe in Naftalan oil to relieve aches and pains
Bathe in Naftalan oil to relieve aches and pains
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Bathe in Naftalan oil to relieve aches and pains

Naftalan is a resort named after a rare type of oil famous for its healing properties.... More

Rejuvenate at Naftalan's wellness resorts
Rejuvenate at Naftalan's wellness resorts
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Rejuvenate at Naftalan's wellness resorts

For nearly a century the resort town of Naftalan has been attracting sufferers of all... More

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