Mineral water springs are the most exceptional treasure of Marienbad and surroundings. You can find more than 40 springs inside the territory of the spa town, 100 others in the vicinity and at whole the territory of the Slavkov Forest there’s even over 350 different springs in a total. With a diverse of its chemical composition they can help to treat a wide range of diseases and the simple drinking cure is also a great tip for those who are interested in a healthy lifestyle and want to keep themselve in a good condition.
Tasting of springs
Tasting of fresh springs is not only benefitial for your body, it’s also a way how to spend a funny day with your family or friends. Pavilions and colonnades are spreaded throughout the whole town and discovering them is a kind of adventure. Opulent buildings that looks like in an Ancient Roma, romatic wooden bowers, modest seepages inside the tree trunks or wild and bizzare colored brooks in woods. How many of them you’ll find? And which one will be your favorite?
The drinking cure
If you want to feel the positive effect of mineral water on your own skin, there are some simple rules that you need to keep in mind. At first, don’t drink too much of water from one spring – the ideal amount of one kind of water is around 2 dcl (buy a tasting tumbler – it has an appropriate size) and you can repeat the cure three times per one day only. There are some springs drinkable also in larger quantity – for example the water from Rudolf, Ambrož or Antonín is drinking as a common water. But even in this case the amount of drinked water should not be larger than one liter per a day.
Indications and diagnosis
A range of diseases, in which mineral waters of Marienbad have a positive or healing effect, is really wide and it’s probably the most universal spa resort in Czech Republic. There are very salty springs as well as iron-rich mineral waters, the treatment is also using the natural carbon dioxide. The water springs in Marienbad can help to solve problems of the locomotor system, kidney, urinary tract, metabolism, respiratory tract, but also of the sexual life.
See the detailed list of springs at an official tourist website of Marienbad.