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Garra Rufa Fish Pedicure 2013

Updated on December 25, 2012

Garra Rufa Fish Pedicure

The Garra Rufa Fish Pedicure is a fast growing fish spa therapy system. A kind of Turkish-origin fish named Garra Rufa has the behavior of eating away the dead part of human skin. It doesn’t harm your normal skin. It’s widely used as a therapy for psoriasis and eczema. Despite of some health warnings, garra rufa fish pedicure are also popular for softening and smoothing the feet’s skin naturally. The fish is mainly grown in Turkey. Lately, garra rufa fish pedicure in UK, Japan and Ireland have gained more popularity. There are lot of pedicure spas in these countries. The Garra rufa fish is also known as doctor fish.

Garra Rufa Fish Pedicure
Garra Rufa Fish Pedicure

Cost of Garra Rufa Fish Pedicure in UK | Ireland | Nederland

The garra rufa pedicure costs upto 60 Euros for a session in UK and some spas give an entire tannk for rent to the customer. It costs about $500 for a week. The costs, are likely to increase as your preferences like individual tanks, sterilized water etc increases. Duration of one session of fish pedicure is like 2-15 minutes. When it comes to fish pedicure, its always advisable to choose more hygiene one’s even if they are costly. It’s the best way to stay safe.

Full Body Fish Therapy with Garra Rufa
Full Body Fish Therapy with Garra Rufa

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Garra Rufa Fish Pedicure is Safe ?

Doctor Fish a danger to health? It’s banned in several states in the United States because of the the clinical impurity of the system. Clinically, the tools are required to be thrown away after using on one person. But the garra rufa fishes are too costly to throw away and thus is repeatedly used for different patients. However, in Dublin recently new garra rufa fish pedicure spas are sprouting up that keep the tanks pure by scanning it under ultraviolet rays always and giving separate tanks for each patient rather than letting everyone to be treated at a time in the same pool.
A popular health benefits of garra rufa pedicure include, improvisation of blood circulation and cleaning the feet. The nibbling of fishes relaxes you, cleanse the bacteria and remove foot odour. Garra Rufa fish pedicure is growing rapidly over Asian spas and even other continents for its unique treatment style.

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    • tirelesstraveler profile image

      Judy Specht 

      6 years ago from California

      Fascinating! I have heard of this, but didn't realize it was becoming so popular. Very nice hub. Voted up and interesting.

    • Kalmiya profile image


      6 years ago from North America

      This has to be one of the most unique pedicure treatments I've ever seen. Thanks for writing about how it works. I'm not sure that I'm brave enough to try this though!


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