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The mineral-medicinal waters of the Cabriel Spa, emanate from the Fuentepodrida Spring, declared of public utility in 1871, are sulfurous-calcic and hydrogen sulphide waters and when they sprout, hydrogen sulphide gas emanates due to the bareginas, which through the sulfur cycle produce their characteristic odor and color .


Within the mineral-medicinal waters, the ones with the greatest therapeutic properties are the sulfur waters. Reduced sulfur is the main responsible for the activity of these waters, together with many other components thereof.


The composition of the waters gives it properties that determine its therapeutic actions. It is indicated in chronic diseases such as rheumatism, osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. It should be noted that it is especially indicated for skin pathologies such as psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis, etc. Its mucolytic and decongestant effect, together with the bactericidal activity of sulfur, makes it especially beneficial in respiratory pathologies such as allergies, sinusitis, rhinitis, bronchitis, and asthma.


They have a stimulating action, increase vascular permeability, improving circulatory problems such as varicose veins, tired legs, poor venous circulation, cellulite...


Finally, it also acts on the nervous system, with analgesic, relaxing, stress-relieving and anti-stress properties.


As for balneotherapy, the spa techniques are prescribed and supervised by the medical director, who prescribes the personalized treatment that will combine the different techniques that we describe in the SPA section of the web, with the aim of treating various diseases. Among the techniques available at the spa, those that are applied by the respiratory route and those that are applied topically stand out.

Manantial Fuentepodrida
Rio Cabriel, Comunidad Valenciana
Balneario del Cabriel
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