|Essential minerals found in Klongtom Salt Hot Springs||Health Benefits||mg/l|
|Temperature||47 degrees Celsius|
|Sodium (Na) |
|Helps to relieve joint pain.||5,375|
|Potassium (K) |
|Maintains normal heart rhythm, lowered blood pressure, eliminates waste in the body, and benefits the skin.||169|
|Magnesium (Mg) |
|Maintains normal heart rhythm, helps to convert glucose into energy, and maintains muscle contractions and hormone levels.||250|
|Silica (Si) |
|Strengthens bones, stimulates the immune system, strengthens nerves, hair membranes, and nails, and treats acne and migraines.||32|
( HCO3 )
|Aids in capillary and peripheral blood circulation.||229|
|Beneficial for muscles and high-salt content hot springs (0.5-3%) are beneficial for rheumatoid arthritis, joint pains, central nervous system diseases, and women.||9,579|
|Sulfate ( So4)|
|Helps eliminate bodily waste, strengthens bones, hair, and spinal joints increase synovial fluids, helps to clear infections, and reduces inflammation.||929|
|Total Dissolved Solution (TDS)||Refers to the total amount of minerals dissolved in water. Higher TDS indicates a greater concentration of minerals.||11,690|
|pH||pH represents the concentration of hydrogen ions, acids, or bases in a solution.||7.2|
|Researched by Dr. Prakongsiri Boonkong, Scholar|
Cardiovascular system: Cardiovascular diseases and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs) require proper care in weight control and psychological interventions by using salt hot baths to stimulate metabolism, combined with traditional Thai knowledge on elemental diets, hot steam, massages, hot compresses, and breath training exercises.
Nervous system: Neurological diseases require rehabilitation of the body and mind, along with physical therapy and bathing in salt hot springs to stimulate circulation, metabolism, and sensory perception, combined with traditional Thai knowledge of massage, hot compresses, and stem cell therapy to restore damaged nerves.
Musculoskeletal system: Musculoskeletal diseases can benefit from the unique properties of salt hot springs, which contain very high levels of chloride (9,579 mg/l) and thus can be helpful in arthritis, joint pain, and the peripheral nervous system.
Hematology & Immunology: Psoriasis can benefit from the use of salt hot springs to reduce skin irritation, which can be combined with traditional Thai knowledge of elemental diets, herbal compresses, and methods to balance the body.
Skin: Bathing in salt hot springs is healthy for the skin. Sulfates in these hot springs will help strengthen hair, and bones and reduce inflammation of the skin, which can be combined with the knowledge of traditional Thai food diets through elements, hot steam, massages, and herbal compresses.