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Oil Onsen Can Be Bathed and May Treat Atopic Dermatitis -Toyotomi Onsen-

June 7th, 2014

Toyotomi Onsen

Toyotomi Onsen (豊富温泉) is a hot spring town located in Toyotomi town in the southern part of Wakkanai city and is located on the foot of Toyotomi Onsen Ski Resort (豊富温泉スキー場) and is far from the city area. Hot springs were discovered in 1926 during oil drilling. It is rare onsen that the oil is mixed with hot springs in Japan. The representative of the onsen are Tsukioka Onsen in Niigata and Toyotomi Onsen. By the way, it is boric acid oil salty hot spring including radioactive emanation (radon), and a content percentage seems to be the sixth in the world. It is famous for being effective for psoriasis and atopic dermatitis, and many visitors come to cure their illness. There are 6 hot spring facilities, and tourists can take a day trip bath at Fureai Center (ふれあいセンター), Kawashima Ryokan (川島旅館), New Onsnekaku Hotel (ニュー温泉閣ホテル) and Hotel Toyotomi (ホテル豊富).

Fureai Center

Fureai Center is a public bath and is famous for treating atopic dermatitis. The tourists can not stay at this public bath. However, Visitors for hot‐spring cure seems to be able to treat atopic dermatitis every day while staying at the other lodging nearby.

Appearance of Building
Fureai Center Toyotomi Onsen

There are 4 bathhouses for men and women, and bathhouses for men and women divide bathhouse for visitors for the hot‐spring cure into bathhouse for ordinary visitors. However, bathers can take a bath freely at both bathhouses and must move from bathhouse to bathhouse in their clothes. The bathhouse for cure visitors has 2 indoor baths. One is the size that about 8 people take a bath and has warm springs, and the other seems to have cold springs. There were many visitors for the hot‐spring cure, and the visitors were familiar faces each other. It will be an effectual cure for the atopic dermatitis.

Bathhouse for Cure Visitors: Entrance
Fureai Center Toyotomi Onsen

The bathhouse for ordinary visitors has 1 indoor bath. It is the size that about 20 people take a bath and has the hot springs. The hot springs are sodium chloride carbonated spring, and are opaque and light green and have a little salty taste and oil smell. The sum total of the hot spring ingredients are 13.93 g. The meta boric acid has 445.1 mg. Because the meta boric acid is effective in suppresses growth of Staphylococcus aureus which is said to be related with atopic dermatitis, I understand this height number. Shampoos and body soaps are provided at the both bathhouses. A restroom and free hair dryers are installed at a dressing room.

Bathhouse for Ordinary Visitors: Entrance
Fureai Center Toyotomi Onsen
Bathhouse for Ordinary Visitors: Dressing Room
Fureai Center Toyotomi Onsen
Bathhouse for Ordinary Visitors: Dressing Room
Fureai Center Toyotomi Onsen
Bathhouse for Ordinary Visitors: Indoor Bath
Fureai Center Toyotomi Onsen
Bathhouse for Ordinary Visitors: View from Indoor Bath
Fureai Center Toyotomi Onsen
Bathhouse for Ordinary Visitors: Hot Springs Are Gushing Out
Fureai Center Toyotomi Onsen
Bathhouse for Ordinary Visitors: View from Indoor Bath
Fureai Center Toyotomi Onsen
Bathhouse for Ordinary Visitors: Hot Springs Are Opaque and Light Green
Fureai Center Toyotomi Onsen
Bathhouse for Ordinary Visitors: Hot Spring Ingredients Deposits
Fureai Center Toyotomi Onsen
Bathhouse for Ordinary Visitors: View from Indoor Bath
Fureai Center Toyotomi Onsen

Atmosphere of Fureai Center Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Fureai Center

Types of Hot Springs Sodium chloride carbonated spring (Type: Weak alkaline, Osmotic Pressure: High, Spring Temperature Type: Warm hot spring)
Water temperature of Hot Spring Source 43.1 C
ph 7.7
Indications Neuralgia, Muscular pain, Arthralgia, Frozen shoulder, Motor paralysis, Tightening of the joint, Bruise, Sprain, Chronic digestive diseases, Hemorrhoids, Poor circulation, Convalescent convalescence, Relieving fatigue, Healthy increase, Chronic skin diseases, Cut, Burn, Weak child, Chronic woman's diseases
Contraindications Acute disease(when there is the heat in particular), Active tuberculosis, Malignant tumor, Severe heart disease, Respiratory failure, Renal insufficiency, Hemorrhagic disease, High anemia, Other diseases during condition of a patient progress generally
Indications of drinking Not drinking
Facilities Indoor bath(3). * Sex-Segregated Bathhouse.
Entrance fee to the bath facility Adult: JPY 510. Child: JPY 250.
Business hours 08:30-21:00
Regular closing day New Year's Day
Parking lot A free parking is provided (80 cars)
Telephone number +81-162-82-1777/td>
Home page Home page is here
Mapcode 530 851 579*82

Kawashima Ryokan

Kawashima Ryokan is a long-established ryokan founded in 1927. Both appearance and interior decoration have a atmosphere such as Showa period. Furthermore, they sell a handmade Yuagari-pudding that made from milk and fresh cream produced in Toyotomi, and it is seems to be very tasty pudding and the sweets are high reputation. Bt the way, the building was renewed in 2016.

Appearance of Building
Kawashima Ryokan Toyotomi Onsen

Follws as an article before renewing.

Appearance of Building
Kawashima Ryokan Toyotomi Onsen

There is 1 indoor bath at a bathhouse. It is the size that about 5 people take a bath, and it is a small bathhouse on the whole. Hot springs are sodium chloride carbonated spring, and are opaque and light green and have a little salty taste and oil smell. Oil slicks floated slightly on the surface of the hot springs, and the flowers of sulphur danced into the hot springs, too. The oil smell was strong, too! By the way, I could not get this oil smell for a while. The sum total of the hot spring ingredients are 12.05 g. Shampoos and body soaps are provided at the bathhouse. A staying is possible, too.

Hot Springs Are Salty Taste
Kawashima Ryokan Toyotomi Onsen

How to Take Bath
Kawashima Ryokan Toyotomi Onsen
Flowers of Sulphur Floats
Kawashima Ryokan Toyotomi Onsen

Atmosphere of Kawashima Ryokan Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Kawashima Ryokan

Types of Hot Springs Sodium chloride carbonated spring (Type: Weak alkaline, Osmotic Pressure: High, Spring Temperature Type: Warm hot spring)
Water temperature of Hot Spring Source 31.5 C
ph 7.9
Indications Neuralgia, Muscular pain, Arthralgia, Frozen shoulder, Motor paralysis, Tightening of the joint, Bruise, Sprain, Chronic digestive diseases, Hemorrhoids, Cold sensitivity, Convalescent convalescence, Relieving fatigue, Healthy increase, Chronic skin diseases, Cut, Burn, Weak child, Chronic woman's diseases
Contraindications Acute disease(when there is the heat in particular), Active tuberculosis, Malignant tumor, Severe heart disease, Respiratory failure, Renal insufficiency, Hemorrhagic disease, High anemia, Other diseases during condition of a patient progress generally
Indications of drinking Not drinking
Facilities Indoor bath(1). * Sex-Segregated Bathhouse.
Entrance fee to the bath facility Adult: JPY 400. Child: JPY 200.
Business hours 08:00-22:00
Regular closing day Open all year round
Parking lot A free parking is provided (10 cars)
Telephone number +81-162-82-1248
Home page Home page is here
Reservation Booking.com is here, Jalan is here, Rakuten is here
Mapcode 530 851 545*73

New Onsnekaku Hotel

New Onsenkaku Hotel is a hot spring hotel founded in 1989. This hotel is known for serving Hokki Clam Chowder, the local specialty of Toyotomi, too. There is 1 indoor bath at a bathhouse. Hot springs are sodium chloride carbonated spring, and are opaque and light green and have a little salty taste and oil smell. Shampoos and body soaps are provided at the bathhouse. A staying is possible, too.

Appearance of Building
New Onsnekaku Hotel Toyotomi Onsen
Types of Hot Springs Sodium chloride carbonated spring (Type: Weak alkaline, Osmotic Pressure: High, Spring Temperature Type: Warm hot spring)
Water temperature of Hot Spring Source 31.5 C
ph 7.9
Indications Neuralgia, Muscular pain, Arthralgia, Frozen shoulder, Motor paralysis, Tightening of the joint, Bruise, Sprain, Chronic digestive diseases, Hemorrhoids, Cold sensitivity, Convalescent convalescence, Relieving fatigue, Healthy increase, Chronic skin diseases, Cut, Burn, Weak child, Chronic woman's diseases
Contraindications Acute disease(when there is the heat in particular), Active tuberculosis, Malignant tumor, Severe heart disease, Respiratory failure, Renal insufficiency, Hemorrhagic disease, High anemia, Other diseases during condition of a patient progress generally
Indications of drinking Not drinking
Facilities Indoor bath(1). * Sex-Segregated Bathhouse.
Entrance fee to the bath facility Adult: JPY 500. Child: JPY 300.
Business hours 11:00-22:00
Regular closing day Open all year round
Parking lot A free parking is provided (30 cars)
Telephone number +81-162-82-1243
Home page Home page is here
Mapcode 530 851 574*44

Hotel Toyotomi

Hotel Toyotomi is a hot-spring hotel founded in 1981. There are 1 indoor bath, 1 whirlpool bath, 1 cold bath and 1 sauna at a bathhouse. Shampoos and body soaps are provided at the bathhouse. A staying is possible, too.

Appearance of Building
Toyotomi Onsen Hotel Toyotomi
Types of Hot Springs Sodium chloride carbonated spring (Type: Weak alkaline, Osmotic Pressure: High, Spring Temperature Type: Warm hot spring)
Water temperature of Hot Spring Source 28 C
ph 8.08
Indications Neuralgia, Muscular pain, Arthralgia, Frozen shoulder, Motor paralysis, Tightening of the joint, Bruise, Sprain, Chronic digestive diseases, Hemorrhoids, Cold sensitivity, Convalescent convalescence, Relieving fatigue, Healthy increase, Chronic skin diseases, Cut, Burn, Weak child, Chronic woman's diseases
Contraindications Acute disease(when there is the heat in particular), Active tuberculosis, Malignant tumor, Severe heart disease, Respiratory failure, Renal insufficiency, Hemorrhagic disease, High anemia, Other diseases during condition of a patient progress generally
Indications of drinking Not drinking
Facilities Indoor bath(3), Sauna(1). * Sex-Segregated Bathhouse.
Entrance fee to the bath facility Adult: JPY 500. Child: JPY 300. Infant: free of charge.
Business hours 11:00-21:00
Regular closing day Open all year round
Parking lot A free parking is provided (40 cars)
Telephone number +81-162-82-1055
Home page Home page is here
Reservation Rakuten is here
Mapcode 530 851 249*42

List of Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations in Toyotomi Onsen.

Kawashima Ryokan(川島温泉旅館)
Rakuten
New Onsnekaku Hotel(ニュー温泉閣ホテル)
Booking
Jalan
Hotel Toyotomi(ホテル豊富)
Booking
Jalan
Win(ウィン)
Booking
Jalan
Yukaiyado(湯快宿)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Yunohanaso(湯の花荘)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten

A page of Sarobetsu Plain is here

Sarobetsu Plain

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