WATER ANALYSIS ST. KATHREIN THERMAL SPRING

Temperature and chemical composition


Since the Middle Ages holiday guests have been coming to the spa in Bad Kleinkirchheim for health reasons. The
warm spring water with a temperature of 36°C arises directly behind the St. Kathrein thermal spring.
It was originally known for its healing effect on eye diseases. Today the spa guests seek alleviation and healing from
muscle and joint rheumatism, allergic conditions, anaemia, migraine, fatigue, sleep disorders, circulatory disorders,
sciatica, slipped discs, neuralgia and much more.
The major mineral water analysis of the “1/74” Bad Kleinkirchheim thermal spring by the federal institute for
experimental-pharmaceutical and balneological investigations in Vienna produced the following results:

Temperatures: at the source 36°C

Chemical analysis: 1 kg of water of the source 1/74 contain:

Chemical analysis: 1 kg of water of the source 1/74 contain:

Cations Milligramm (mg) Millival (mval) Millival-% (mval-%)
Sodium 5,1 0,2218 6,28
Potassium 1,65 0,0422 1,20
Magnesium 15,96 1,230 34,84
Calcium 40,68 2,030 57,51
Iron 0,053 0,0019 0,05
Copper 0,0114 0,00036 0,01
Zinc 0,0165 0,00050 0,01
Lead 0,00415 0,00004 0,00
Cadmium 0,00011 0,0000 0,00
Mercury 0,000016 0,0000 0,00
Aluminum 0,032 0,00356 0,10
Total cations 62,5 3,530 100,00%
Anions Milligramm (mg) Millival (mval) Millival-% (mval-%)
Fluoride 0,60 0,0316 0,90
Chloride 4,10 0,1156 3,29
Iodide 0,06 0,00047 0,01
Nitrate 0,62 0,0100 0,29
Nitrite 0,18 0,0039 0,11
Sulfate 52,95 1,1024 31,37
Hydrogenphosphate 0,012 0,00025 0,01
Hydrogenarsenat 0,0052 0,00007 0,00
Bicarbonate 137,3 2,250 64,02
Total Anions 195,8 3,514 100,00%

General indications:

  • Rheumatic diseases
  • Degenerative diseases of the joints and spine
    (Arthrosis, spondylosis, myalgia, fibromyalgia syndrome)
  • Mobilisation treatment following operations and injuries to the musculoskeletal system
  • Functional pain conditions
    (Cervicalgia, dorsalgia, lumbalgia, tendon myopathy, headaches, cervical migraine)
  • Chronic- functional and degenerative diseases
  • Stress, fatigue, sleep disorders
  • Functional circulatory disorders
  • General autonomic disorders


Effects of the spa water:

  • Anti- ageing effect
  • Strengthening of the immune system and reduction of disease
  • Alleviates allergic reactions
  • Strengthens connective tissue and vessels
  • Rheumatic symptoms are alleviated
  • Counteracts cardiovascular system disorders
  • Has a positive effect on healing processes
  • Improves sleep quality
  • Relieves stress and acts as a prophylactic against burnout and exhaustion
  • Excellent beauty aid
  • Detox effect


Refills energy reserves:

For anyone feeling weary and exhausted, the water can replace a great deal of what has been lost in everyday life.
The powerful element surging to the surface through granite, gneiss and porphyry is packed with energy and gives
new strength.