Banyuwedang Spring

Water Quality

Water Quality = Partially located on the resort’s ground, the hot springs of Banyuwedang supplies the resort with high quality sodium-chloride-calcium-sulphate water, at a basic temperature of 46.4 degrees Celsius. According to a testified spa and mineral water analysis by the German company, Hydroisotop, the water is classified as “aqua ex fonte thermal oligominerale”, with a comparatively low content of solute gases and radioactivity (radium and radon). The water is comparable to well-known thermal spring waters such as Achen, Neuenahr, Pyrmont and Baden – Baden of Germany, Evian and Vichy of France, Bath of UK and other mineral water such as Hirschquelle, Gerolsteiner, Nauheimer and Rosbacher Urquell.

Possible Application

Internal: The water fulfills the standards of the German Regulation on Mineral Water and may be used for drinking for a specified amount of time. Local inhabitants have been drinking this water their whole life with good health effects. There are even reports on comparatively better dental and dermal health of the people consuming the water.

External: Skin contact applications such as prolonged showering and bath with both cold and warm temperatures, thermal changing baths (Kneipp’s Wechselbad), warm/cold “Kneipp’s Surprise” applications (Guss), and carbon dioxide or oxygeninfused sprinkling spa use. Soap is not needed to rinse it off as the pH 6.5 of the water classifies it as “soft” water and skin-friendly.
A positive effect of using the water is reported by persons suffering chronic skin lesions and inflammations (e.g. dermatitis). This is due to the water’s natural contents of low-level H2S-gas and SO4-ions, which are known to have beneficial dermal effects. Drying of the skin after bathing is not necessary.
Enteral: Enemas and colonix therapy are possible and are regarded worldwide as safe.

Expected Health Benefits

Expected Health Benefits = Several health conditions can be expected to benefit from the application of Banyuwedang thermal water, these are: psychosomatic conditions such as nicotine and alcohol addictions, chronic heavy metal intoxication of all sorts, chronic skin diseases (e.g. dermatitis), tinnitus, rheumatoid pains, arthropathic and orthopedic conditions, post-traumatic and post-operation residual
pains, bodyweight-associated pains in the joints and muscles; obesity; intolerance of equatorial climate with increased sweating (hyperhidrosis), and chronic disturbances of metabolism.