In Photos: This Spa in Egypt is Offering a Snake Massage

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 A spa in Egypt uses 28 different types of snakes and pythons for massage. Apparently, the massage by a combination of snakes is fruitful as it brings relief to joint and muscle pain, leaving the person feeling relaxed. Photo: Reuters
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A spa in Egypt uses 28 different types of snakes and pythons for massage. Apparently, the massage by a combination of snakes is fruitful as it brings relief to joint and muscle pain, leaving the person feeling relaxed. Photo: Reuters

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 A snake is seen during a non-venomous snakes thirty-minute massage treatment by spa owner Safwat Sedki, at his shop in Cairo, Egypt December 21, 2020. Picture taken December 21, 2020. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh<br />
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A snake is seen during a non-venomous snakes thirty-minute massage treatment by spa owner Safwat Sedki, at his shop in Cairo, Egypt December 21, 2020. Picture taken December 21, 2020. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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 As per a video by Reuters, a spa in Cairo uses live snakes for massaging. There is an entire process for the snake massage which begins with applying oil on the part of the body which needs to be massaged. After that is done, a combination of snakes are used for the massage. A person handles the snakes as they slither on the body of the client. These snakes move on the face, back and other parts of the body. Photo: Reuters
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As per a video by Reuters, a spa in Cairo uses live snakes for massaging. There is an entire process for the snake massage which begins with applying oil on the part of the body which needs to be massaged. After that is done, a combination of snakes are used for the massage. A person handles the snakes as they slither on the body of the client. These snakes move on the face, back and other parts of the body. Photo: Reuters

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 Spa owner Safwat Sedki gives a non-venomous snakes thirty-minute massage treatment to a customer at his shop in Cairo, Egypt December 21, 2020. Picture taken December 21, 2020. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh<br />
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Spa owner Safwat Sedki gives a non-venomous snakes thirty-minute massage treatment to a customer at his shop in Cairo, Egypt December 21, 2020. Picture taken December 21, 2020. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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 Diaa Zein, a client at the spa, shared his experience of the relaxing snake massage. He revealed that at first he was scared, but the relief that the massage brought him overtook the fear and he also gained some sort of self-confidence. He told the agency, " title=" Diaa Zein, a client at the spa, shared his experience of the relaxing snake massage. He revealed that at first he was scared, but the relief that the massage brought him overtook the fear and he also gained some sort of self-confidence. He told the agency, "The fear, anxiety and tension was reduced and the session gave a sense of relaxation as the snakes went over my back." Photo: Reuters
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Diaa Zein, a client at the spa, shared his experience of the relaxing snake massage. He revealed that at first he was scared, but the relief that the massage brought him overtook the fear and he also gained some sort of self-confidence. He told the agency, "The fear, anxiety and tension was reduced and the session gave a sense of relaxation as the snakes went over my back." Photo: Reuters

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 Diaa Zein receives a non-venomous snakes thirty-minute massage treatment by spa owner Safwat Sedki at his shop in Cairo, Egypt December 21, 2020. Picture taken December 21, 2020. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh<br />
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Diaa Zein receives a non-venomous snakes thirty-minute massage treatment by spa owner Safwat Sedki at his shop in Cairo, Egypt December 21, 2020. Picture taken December 21, 2020. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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 A trainer looks at snakes before giving a non-venomous snakes thirty-minute massage treatment to a customer at his shop in Cairo, Egypt December 21, 2020. Picture taken December 21, 2020. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh<br />
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A trainer looks at snakes before giving a non-venomous snakes thirty-minute massage treatment to a customer at his shop in Cairo, Egypt December 21, 2020. Picture taken December 21, 2020. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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 A snake looks on during a non-venomous snakes thirty-minute massage session treatment by spa owner Safwat Sedki, at his shop in Cairo, Egypt December 21, 2020. Picture taken December 21, 2020. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh<br />
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A snake looks on during a non-venomous snakes thirty-minute massage session treatment by spa owner Safwat Sedki, at his shop in Cairo, Egypt December 21, 2020. Picture taken December 21, 2020. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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 Diaa Zein receives a non-venomous snakes thirty-minute massage session treatment at a shop in Cairo, Egypt December 21, 2020. Picture taken December 21, 2020. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh<br />
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Diaa Zein receives a non-venomous snakes thirty-minute massage session treatment at a shop in Cairo, Egypt December 21, 2020. Picture taken December 21, 2020. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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