MATSESTA SPA RESORT
Matsesta is the name of a
narrow river flowing along the valley between Hosta settlement and
Sochi center to the Sea. This is also the name of curative water.
Matsesta, translated from Ubygh dialect, means “fiery
water”. The water is called “fiery”
because it makes skin red.
The main treatment
item of Matsesta is hydrogen sulphide. It penetrates skin and
respiratory organs influencing cell and tissue structures. It also
contributes to inflammatory diffusion especially in those body organs
where healthy people's bloodstream is complicated. These are joint and
intevertebral cartilages, tendons, bones etc.
“Matsesta” improves valuable nutrients
assimilation. More over, it enhances nutrients dissimilation. And as
the result of that – weight loss, metabolism returns to
normal and bodily wastes are removed more quickly. Hydrogen sulphide
influences complex functions of secretion glands and controls the
central nervous system.
Matsesta baths help to promote blood circulation, cure chronic
diseases, regulate the nervous system, hlep the spine and limbs, dermal
and nasopharynx disorders. They are used in gynecological endocrinal
treatment. A vast quantity of Matsesta water microelements contributes
detoxification, radionuclide and salt of heavy metals removal.
developed a procedure of after-burn rehabilitation., Matsesta even
treats poliomyelitic residual appearances in combination with a special
complex of recovery physical training and massage.
This is also
170-year-old mineral water. Geologists call it maternal: the water is
taken out from mines of 700-2000 m depth, from limestone of Cretaceous
Jurassic periods. Local tribes used to treat themselves with this water
in a primeval way. They dug holes near the springs, poured some water
inside and had baths. People had been used such baths until 1902 when
minister of agriculture and state property Ermolov A.S. founded a small
“bath building”. In 1907, Podgurskiy V.F. built the
road joining the springs and the Seacoast. Talented scientist and
engineer Kukanov V.M. brilliantly carried out the task of boring deep
holes and Matsesta waters in 1950. He has mined the curative water from
a depth of 2000 m. In 1954 other two holes were bored in Hosta.