Those who SnakeThey are very few, but an institution of comfort and beauty in Cairo, the capital of Egypt, wants to change this. The solution is: massage with a snake.
According to Fararu, customers who want to reduce pain put snakes on their faces and backs to crawl. The client is first rubbed with oil and then a mixture of Python or about twenty-eight non-venomous snakes is left on his body for thirty minutes.
This method is said to improve blood circulation and stimulate the release of the hormone endorphins.
Zia Zain is one of these customers. “I felt liberated and alive after the snakes were put on my back,” he says. At first I was a little worried, I was afraid the snake would crawl on my body, but when the snakes walked on my back, my anxiety and stress decreased and at the end of the session I felt a sense of self-confidence strengthened.
This comfort and beauty center claims that snake massage has been proven to reduce muscle and joint pain.
Safvat Siddiq, the owner of the institute, said: “Massage with snakes has both physical and psychological effects.” It stimulates blood circulation in the body and brain, and stimulates the hormone endorphins, known as the hormone of happiness.
He added: “We know that there are thirty-five types of snakes in Egypt, seven of which are poisonous, but the rest are non-poisonous and harmless.”
Safwat said he started by giving a snake massage for free, but now costs صد 100 for each session lasting between 20 minutes and half an hour.