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SPA therapy Garra Rufa at Bulgarian seaside


The SPA therapy with Garra Rufa has become a very modern treatment in Bulgaria. It is currently offered in Grand Hotel and SPA Primorets. The therapy is used to clear the feet and hands from the dead cells.

Garra rufa is called the reddish log sucker. They live and breed in the outdoor pools of some Turkish spas, where they feed on the skin of patients with psoriasis. The fish are like combfishes in that they only consume the affected and dead areas of the skin, leaving the healthy skin to grow, with the outdoor location of the treatment bringing beneficial effects. More about Garra Rufa, you can read from the extract in Wikipedia.

Nowadays Garra Rufa is used to massage the whole body. They endure high temperatures, the client can relax in the bath and they gently tweak all parts of the body. The feeling is a pleasant one and it actually rejuvenates the body.