The sources of 14 mineral springs are found within the territory of Luhačovice, of which the MIRAMARE spa hotels own 2: Jaroslava and St. Joseph’s Spring.
Composition of SOURCES
Natural mineral waters that spring within Luhačovice are hydrogen-carbonate, sodium chloride waters and are rich in natural carbon dioxide.
In terms of anions, they contain 99% hydrogen-carbonate and chloride, and in terms of cations 80-90% sodium, plus potassium and calcium. Some of these healing waters have a higher iodine content, others bromine, fluoride, iron and barium, and all contain boric and silicic acid. Even numerous trace elements are found in these mineral waters, which are alkaline. The waters are cold with a spring temperature of 10-15 °C.
The drinking cure is the oldest form of treatment, which together with inhalations creates the foundation of spa treatment in Luhačovice Spa. 5 mineral water springs are used for drinking cures, inhalations, gargling and nasal rinses - Vincentka, Aloiska, Ottovka, Dr. Šťastny’s Spring and the newest, St. Joseph. The remaining springs are used for therapeutic baths.
Vincentka healing spring
Vincentka is the most famous Luhačovice spring. It is also bottled and used for drinking cures, inhalations, gargling and nasal rinses, especially in cases of upper and lower respiratory tract diseases. It is hypotonic, moderately mineralised water with increased lithium, barium, fluoride and boric acid content.
Aloiska healing spring
It belongs among the oldest Luhačovice springs. It is mainly used for drinking cures, primarily in cases of digestive system diseases and diabetes. It can also be used for inhalation in cases of respiratory system disease. It is a mineral water with an increased content of iodine, iron, boric acid and certain trace elements.
Ottovka healing spring
It is used for drinking cures. It is also a mineral water with an increased content of iodine, iron, boric acid and certain trace elements, with decreased sodium content.
St. Joseph’s healing spring
It is used for drinking cures and carbonate baths. In terms of baths, it is mixed in a ratio of 2:1 with the Jaroslava Spring. It is strongly mineralised, hypotonic natural water with high boric acid content and decreased sodium content.
Jaroslava healing spring
This is the youngest of Luhačovice’s springs. It is used for carbonate baths and baths with additives at the MIRAMARE spa hotel, along with St. Joseph’s Spring. It is strongly mineralised, hypertonic natural water with increased iodine, bromide and boric acid content.
Natural peat packs
Peloid brought in from Třeboň is indicated for painful conditions of the spine, joints, post-operative conditions and Bechterew’s disease. Peat heated up to 42 degrees Celsius gently and yet intensively transmits heat to the body.