Famous Songchon Spa in DPRK
Pyongyang, November 8 (KCNA) -- There is a famous radon hot spring in Onjong-ri of Songchon County, South Phyongan Province of the DPRK.
This spa, called Songchon Hot Spring, contains 27 mineral matters, including radon, sodium, magnesium and potassium and the content of mineral matters is 360.50 mg per liter.
As radon accounts for an overwhelming proportion, the spring is very efficacious for arteriosclerosis, arthrosis, neuralgia, aftereffect of trauma and operation, gynecopathy, hypertension, chronic dermatitis and eczema.
In this regard, Kim Chang Sik, section chief of the Songchon Onjong Sanatorium under Pyongyang University of Medicine Hospital, told KCNA:
The spa's radon content is 2.5 times higher than Jongdal Hot Spring in Samchon County.
Any patient can recover his health over 90 percent at this spa.
In recent years the sanatorium has presented more than 10 essays and invented tens of kinds of treatment apparatuses.
Its development is associated with the undying feats of the peerlessly great men.
On November 1, 1967, Chairman
Now the sanatorium has turned into a cure with a comprehensive clinic, tens of sickrooms and different kinds of physio-treatment equipment.