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Bad Birnbach medicinal water

Bad Birnbach medicinal water

Our springs, the Chrysanti spring and the Konrad spring, are the hottest thermal mineral springs in Central Europe, due to the high temperature of the water.

The outlet temperature is up to 70 °C, depending on the quantity withdrawn. Our Rottal Terme is a state-approved health spa that is eligible for health insurance subsidies.

Therapeutic indications

Deforming joint diseases: Arthrosis deformans, polyarthrosis.
Chronic, inflammatory, rheumatic diseases: chronic Polyarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, spondylitis ancylosans.
Chronic degenerative spinal diseases: Spondylosis, Spondylarthrosis, osteochondrosis, disc damage with and without irritant syndrome (except surgical indication), osteoporosis.
Soft tissue rheumatism: Tendiosis, tendoperiosteosis, periarthrosis, neuralgia.
Conditions after operations, consequences of injury to the musculoskeletal system: e.g. condition after endoprosthetic treatment, after surgical treatment of fractures, after operations on intervertebral disc prolapses.


All forms of heart failure (cardiac insufficiency), congenital and reactive pulmonary hypertension (severe hypertension), severe angina pectoris, severe hypertension (high blood pressure), pronounced hyperthyroidism (hyperthyroidism), acute, especially infectious diseases, acute thrombophlebitis (phlebitis), acute kidney and liver diseases, chronic debilitating diseases, organic brain diseases, infectious skin diseases.

If in doubt, consult your doctor (family doctor, spa doctor) in advance.

Quelle Rottal Terme mit Erdschichten
Quelle Rottal Terme mit Erdschichten

Spring characteristics

Springs containing fluoride, sodium, hydrogen carbonate and chloride. The extract from the medicinal water analysis of UIS Umweltinstitut synlab GmbH (Lower Bavaria branch, Pocking) shows the composition using the example of the "Chrysantiquelle".

Analysis of medicinal waters

One litre of healing water contains // mass mg/l Mass mg/l Equivalent mval/l Equivalent mval
Lithium (Li+) 0,290 0,0420 0,2165
Sodium (Na+) 426,000 18,5300 95,5125
Potassium (K+) 8,390 0,2146 1,1062
Ammonium (NH4+) 0,860 0,0477 0,2459
Magnesium (Mg2+) 2,400 0,1975 1,0180
Calcium (Ca2+) 7,000 0,3493 1,8005
Strontium (Sr2+) 0,230 0,0052 0,0268
Manganese (Mn2+) 0,008 0,0003 0,0015
Iron (Fe2+/3+) 0,390 0,0140 0,0722
Total: 445,568 19,4006 100,0001
Fluoride (F-) 8,630 0,4542 2,3320
Chloride (Cl-) 233,000 6,5721 33,7430
Bromide (Br-) 1,260 0,0158 0,0811
Iodide (J-) 0,757 0,0060 0,0308
Sulphate (SO42-) 8,820 0,1836 0,9427
Nitrite (NO2-) < 0,005 0,0000 0,0000
Nitrate (NO3-) < 0,100 0,0000 0,0000
Hydrogen phosphate (HPO42-) 0,020 0,0004 0,0021
Hydrogen sulphide (HS-) 0,620 0,0187 0,0960
Hydrogen carbonate (HCO3-) 746,000 12,2261 62,7723
Total: 999,107 19,4769 100,0000
Undissociated substances: :      
Silica meta (H2SiO3) 46,300 0,5646  
Boric acid meta (HBO2) 8,760 0,2000  
Total Minerals: 1.499,740    
Dissolved gaseous substances:      
Dissolved carbon dioxide (CO2) < 5,00    
Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) 0,05    

Here is the "large medicinal water analysis" of 16.11.2009 (carried out every 10 years).