Kyrgyzstan is rich in natural resources that are used for treatment and health improvement. There are a lot of mineral and thermal springs, therapeutic mud, therapeutic rock salt, healing lake water etc.

In areas, where these resources are concentrated, there are sanatoria and medical centers involved in the treatment of diseases of the musculoskeletal system, cardiovascular, nervous, digestive and respiratory systems, and many other ailments. A lot of herbs, and a traditional beverage made of fermented mare's milk kymyz also have unique healing qualities.