Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad) Thermal Springs

"Curative power in each drop"

The spa treatments in Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad) use water rising from 12 thermal springs. The individual springs differ from each other in their temperature and amount of gaseous CO2. The composition of the water of the individual springs or their curative power has not changed throughout the 650 years of treating. On the contrary, thanks to modern balneology, the curative effects of the springs are emphasized by the optimization of their use and completing the treatment with other supportive procedures.

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The water from Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad) springs is being prescribed for both internal and external use. It has beneficial effects mainly for:

  • Metabolism,
  • Entire digestive tract,
  • Paradenitis,
  • Overall physical condition,
  • Improvement of immunity, and
  • Prevention of civilization illnesses.

All the springs used for the drinking cure can be found on the five colonnades in Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad):

The Imperial Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad) group is, with almost 20%, the biggest consumer of the thermal mineral water in Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad) for balneology use. The Thermal Spring is led directly to the Hotel Imperial and Spa Resort Sanssouci. It is used for the drinking cure as well as for other procedures.

Chemical composition of the Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad) spring water

Cations Li Na K Cu Be Mg Ca Sr Zn UO2 Mn Fe
Mg/l 2,91 1699 93,24 0,012 0,065 45,20 124,4 0,48 0,059 0,011 0,098 1,271
Anions F Cl Br I HS SO4 NO2 NO3 HPO4 HasO2 HCO3
Mg/l 6,45 598,5 1,398 0,025 0 1629 0 0 0,359 0,203 2150
Non-dissociated components HBO2 H2SiO3
mg/l 2,33 94,81
Overall mineralization 6 450 mg/l  
TDS (180°C) 5 306 mg/l  
PH 6,90  
CO2 content 813,2  
Osmotic pressure 152,5 mOsm  
Conductibility (at 20°C) 6,64 mS/cm  
Density (at 20°C) 1,0035 kg/l  
rH 25,7  

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