Ilgın hot springs are known as healing resources. Every year, hotels and motels are crowded with people who want to cure their illnesses, people coming and going with a cane are seen.
The water is on a fracture covered with an alivium layer extending from south to north on the foothills of the Hammam Mountain, the water comes out from the foothills of the Hamam Mountain, which is locally said. 14 liters of water per second in the women’s bath and 35-40 liters in the men’s bath. According to the test reports, the water content is:
The healing spring waters, which also carry their chemical properties such as Potassium, Sodium, Ammonium, Calcium, Magnesium, Iron, Aluminum, Chloride, Nitrate, Sulphate and hydrocarbonate, are clear, colorless and odorless. Since the water contains some Bromide and Iodide, it is included in the group of Sulphurous and Hydrocarbonated waters. Its radio activity is 19.1 eman. In addition, it is known that water contains a small amount of salt and resembles the world’s well-known waters. It is known that it heals the following diseases due to these properties.
These are eye diseases, eczema, leprosy, paralysis diseases, abrasion diseases, nervous diseases, lung inflammation, kidney and urinary tract diseases, gynecological diseases, all kinds of inflammation and wound healing, Skin and Skin diseases, Rheumatic diseases.
Evliya Çelebi writes in his travel book that Alaeddin Keykubat, one of the Seljuk state Sultans, came to Ilgın Spa on the advice of his disease due to rheumatism (Nikris-Ayaksızısı).