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Levico Terme – over 1500 m above sea level – there are two types of mineral water springs: the strong water and light water. They are both ferruginous waters but currently only the first is used for therapeutic purposes. Both are storm water which penetrate in great heights and slowly underground along mysterious ways (Cristallino di Cima d’Asta) passing through metal deposits, they load of precious minerals – iron, sulfate, copper, arsenic, etc.- and then dropping into galleries that were mines in the middle ages and are channeled to our spa centres in Levico Terme. This is a highly mineralized water, strongly acidic, containing, sulfate, ferruginous – rich in iron, arsenical, containing traces of arsenic in therapeutically effective concentrations; it is also rich in other minerals such as copper, zinc, etc. Therapeutic qualities of strong water: important disinfectant and anti-inflammatory action, trophic action on mucous, stimulatory action on epithelial cells, relaxant action, stabilizing mood action. Main treatments given at our spa: balneotherapy, even with modern cabins with whirlpool spa; mud therapy; inhalation, aerosol, nasal irrigations, micronized nasal douche, sonic aerosol, ionic aerosol, pulmonary ventilation; vaginal irrigations; physical care and motor rehabilitation. There are also areas used for traditional massage and shiatsu.