The Termas da Moimenta spa water has high chemical stability and its exploitation process is handmade.
“(…) it is noted the singularity of this water to contain Cerium, at a concentration range of some tenths of mg/lt, in its trace components structure. It’s a Rare Earth group element, a group absent of all the sulfurous waters analyzed by us (…)”. Cerium is, effectively, an element than only occurs in the Terras de Bouro granites.
INETI Report n.º5/H/2006, page 8
Curiosity – Did you know that, when joined with Nitrate, Cerium amplifies the bactericidal effect of Silver, which is also present in the Termas da Moimenta’s water?
This component that occurs in Termas da Moimenta’s water helps heal wounds more rapidly.
Termas da Moimenta’s water characteristics – it’s a sulfurous, bicarbonate, sodium, fluoridated, chlorinated and silicon water.
- Total mineralization – 202 mg/L
- Total sulfurous content at emergence – 5,0 (mL/L I2 0,01 N)
- Alkalinity – 8,7 (mg/L HCl 0,1 M)
- pH at emergence (at 18,5 º C) – 9,04
Thermal water cure is a therapeutic treatment with natural thermal waters, recognized by the WHO (World Health Organization), whose main benefits are: provide the patient with a preventive treatment with no side effects, resulting in an improvement of mobility, pain decrease, increased autonomy, confidence and a decrease in medical drugs consumption.
Termas da Moimenta’s sulfurous waters, certified by the Health Ministry (Ministério da Saúde) through a Medical Hydrological Study, are suited for Airways treatments and Musculoskeletal/Rheumatism and Skin treatments.
More and more we hear about airways related problems. These diseases need to be dealt with carefully and their symptoms have to be detected soon because the treatment efficiency will thus be improved. Did you know that more and more frequently children over 5 years old attend spa’s and benefit from the recovering effects on the airways problems that bother them so much?
Also, as a prophylactic intervention, thermal water cure is a natural and efficient treatment for most of these problems.
- Bronchial Asthma
The truth is that back problems and rheumatic diseases affect more and more people and increasingly early.
With the thermal water cure, the natural and efficacious treatments used produce benefits which are an alternative to anti-inflammatory prescribed use. Prolonged anti-inflammatory use can lead to kidney hepatitis, gastric dysfunctions, etc.
- Column (Spondyloarthrosis)
- Neuralgia/Sciatic Pain
Skin diseases are very frequent and a cause for the need for help, especially the chronic ones which highly impact the patients quality of life (psoriasis). Even if they don’t have a definite cure, thermal water treatment can relieve the symptoms and improve the quality of life.
- Psoriasis (relief)
- Chronic Eczema
- Chronic Urticaria
- Skin Hydration, etc.