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El- Farafra ..... Herbal medication

Tuesday، 29 March 2016 - 12:43 PM

The well is situated about six kilometers to the west of Al Farafra. The water temperature is about 24 degrees Celsius all the year round.

A tourist village has been set up in the area. The village offers a variety of facilities including a swimming pool and a restaurant.


The area is surrounded by white sand desert; tourists from all over the world are keen to visit the area. Farafra oasis is connected to the other oases by the main road.


Herbal medicine


The New Valley oasis contains a collection of plants and herbs that can be used in the treatment of diseases such as Catnip, dammsesa, Al Ashaar karkadeh.

These herbs are used in the treatment of rheumatism.


Catnip is mainly used to cure the digestive system diseases particularly stomach aches.


The Egleeg herb (sugar palm) is used in the treatment of diabetes patients. Handal is bitter in taste but it greatly helps in the relief of joint pains.


This is achieved by heating the fruit and cutting it into two halves and placing it on the source of pain.


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