In Azerbaijan, health rhymes with crude oil baths

Ever since Soviet times, people have been flocking to the small Azerbaijani town of Naftalan to immerse themselves in local crude oil, Azerbaijan’s “black gold”, reputed for its therapeutic effect, despite some specialists warning the method has dangerous side-effects.

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