One of the most famous places in Armenia and perhaps all over the world for treatment of gastroenterological and many other diseases is Jermuk resort. In Armenian Jermuk means “hot spring”. We find records of it dated 1st century B.C. The first scientific research expedition came here to study the medicinal characteristics of the spring in 1925, after which a decision was made to found a mineral-water based resort town in Jermuk.
Jermuk resort is located in the south-eastern part of Armenia, in upstream river Arpa, on the altitude of 2,100 meters above see level. It is a plateau surrounded by mountain ranges, alpine meadows, and forests. The air in this place is incredibly clean and filled with flower flavor. The first health resort was opened in Jermuk in 1940.
Currently, the sanatoriums, spas and resorts of Jermuk offer mud cure, magneto-therapy, physiotherapy, therapeutic massage. Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, musculoskeletal system, liver and kidneys, nervous system, as well as gynecological, dermatological and proctologic diseases are also treated here.
The high-temperature mineral waters of Jermuk belong to the compound class and contain carbonic acid, hydrogen carbonate, sulphate, chlorine, sodium, potassium, calcium, fluorine, bromine, magnesium. They are used as drinking water and for baths, provide therapeutic action for diseases of digestive apparatus, liver, metabolic and nervous system disorders, and many other chronic diseases.
The high quality of Jermuk mineral water in combination with the unique landscape and climate of the resort and its surroundings, make an effective therapeutic impact on human organism. This place offers you the best combination of the rest and treatment. More information on spa resorts.