Doctor fish is the name given to two species of fish: Garra rufa and Cyprinion macrostomus. Other nicknames include nibble fish, kangal fish, and doctorfishen. In non-medical contexts, Garra rufa is called the reddish log sucker. This fish can live in water with a temperature of 0 to 43 degrees Celsius.
The Benefits of Fish Spa
By eating dead skin cells that exist, then your feet will be cleaner, much more subtle and are believed to treat certain skin diseases such as dry eczema and psoriasis (red, scaly skin). When sucking dead skin, Garra rufa fish will also salivate an enzyme-containing dithranol (anthralin) which will stimulate the growth of new skin cells. Benefits, will reduce the itching of the skin and scars blemishes. This fish also can stimulate acupunture points on the soles of the feet and make a smooth blood circulation that can make your skin beauty and health. In particular spa, you can not only enter the foot but also you can try to soak the entire body while feeling baby soft straw Garra rufa fish this.
Before starting to insert foot into the pool, your feet will be cleaned firs. The first time you insert your foot to the pool, you’ll feel a tingling due to “invasion” of this fish. This small fish is happy to eat the dead skin cells, but don’t be afraid cause Garra rufa has no teeth so it wouldn’t be dangerous and hurt your feet. Although these fish like to eat dead human skin, but they are also given other fish food and vitamins to stay healthy. This was done so that the fish remain healthy.
But before you decided to try the fish doctor, know about its dangerous first. You can read about it here.