It has been a long held belief that soaking in the warm waters of our hot springs has had potential health benefits. In fact, our springs story begins way back with indigenous tribes travelling to them for medicinal purposes. Today, our guests can enjoy a soak knowing specifically what is in our waters and the possible benefits.
The therapeutic qualities associated with hot springs soaking are due in large part to these wellness-boosting minerals contained in the water. Each hot spring boasts its own naturally occurring hybrid mix of minerals, which vary from place to place depending on the geology of the area. Take a look at some of the minerals you can expect in our springs:
An electrolyte replenisher. It is a compound found in every cell of the human body. It is said to help relieve nasal congestion and is essential for production of collagen and maintaining healthy skin, hair and nails. It also helps flush toxins and purify the body
Or Bicarbonate of Potash, is believed to reduce high blood pressure, cholesterol and even improve heart health by supporting the endothelium (inner lining of blood vessels) to encourage blood flow.
Derived from clay, there are a variety of purported benefits such as lifting moods and is associated with promoting skin hydration. Some say it may ward off the symptoms of dementia.
Important for the breakdown of fatty acids and cholesterol. It helps maintain hormone levels, along with regulating heartbeat and blood pressure. Supports the body’s creation of energy and nervous system regulation.
Also known as salt, is an electrolyte that is necessary to maintain the body’s fluids system. It also plays a pivotal role in enzyme operations, plus nerve and muscle functions.
Produced from quartz, studies have shown that it can prevent the thinning of hair and plays a vital role in assisting calcium in bone growth. It appears to decrease the risk of dementia at higher levels.
Increases resistance to stress and disease, as well as preventing fatigue. It also promotes healthy skin, hair and nails.
Has the benefit of alkalizing the body. Thought to support kidney function by removing excess acid.
Has a calming and mood-stabilizing effect. It promotes brain health and alleviates depression.