Mineral Waters of Kreuznach Described for Physicians

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byEdward Stabel

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868. Excerpt: ... Chapter III. The Mineral Waters of Kreuznach. A. Their physical condition and chemical combination. The springs of Kreuznach belong to the saline kind and properly to those which on account of their abundance of Chloride of sodium (Chlornatrium) are suitable for precipitation.--They contain moreover Jodine and Bromine. Our mineral water taken fresh from the spring is clear and colourless. Its taste is a little harsh and saline, its smell like vapors of Jodine. The water pearls when poured into a glass since it contains carbonic acid.--After standing for some time the carbonic acid sets on the inner side of the glass in the form of small beads and escapes after a shoit time.--Now the colour changes; the ochre (oxyd of iron, peroxyd of manganese, carbonate of potash, silica and clay) separates and gives to the water a yellowish lustre, as long as it is suspended. But after some hours the liquid clarifies and the ochre sinks to the bottom of the glass. Kreuznach has three springs: 1) The Eliza's-spring--only used for drinking. 2) The Nahe-spricg, conducted by means of tubes from the river bed to the north-western banks of the island and thence to the "Kurhaus," ruuning directly into the bathing tubs. 3) The Oranien-spring, near the beautiful establishment "Oranienhof", serving exclusively for baths. The chemical composition is shown by the analysis of the respective springs. Some other springs have in recent times been made by boring; but as they have neither been analysed nor made use of by patients, we shall leave them for a future communication. Two of the ten springs which now form the saltworks of Kreuznach within a distance of a quarter of a mile, the principal one at Karlshalle and that of Theodorshalle, are only used for drinking; the oth...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868. Excerpt: ... Chapter III. The Mineral Waters of Kreuznach. A. Their physical condition and chemical combination. The springs of Kreuznach b...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217238149

ISBN - 13:9780217238144

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