Saturnia

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Legend has it that one day Saturn, god of time and abundance, flew into a temper because men were always fighting against each other. He took a flash of lightning and threw it down onto the Earth, causing sulfurous and warm water to gush out from the crater of a volcano, water which wrapped and calmed everything. That comforting womb eventually gave birth to wiser and happier men. The setting of the legend is acknowledged to be the heart of the Tuscan Maremma: here, this water is still gushing out at a rate of 800 liters per second and at a temperature of 37 C.
The Legend of Orlando - Another legend tells us of the brave paladin Orlando who, passing through the area where Terme di Saturnia is now located, bathed in the thermal water and saw that his wouns were instantly healed. He then drove his sword into the water and cried "Water of Saturnia, flow forth and cure this land of disease".
Saturnia today - The miraculous water of Saturnia has, through the centuries, been celebrated by the Etruscans and Romans, fought over by medieval lords, studied and analyzed by our contemporaries. Terme di Saturnia today is an enjoyable and exclusive resort in the heart of Tuscany, and also a magical fairytable place whose roots lie deep in the past. Its waters are still offered to you in their legendary setting, renewing the miracle of rebirth, in health, vitality, and beauty.

Characteristic of Water
Aspect Clear
Color Colorless
Odour Sulfhydrical
Temperature 37,5 C
Electro-Conductivity Spec.K I8 C 28.95 uS!cm
PH at 18 C 6,4
Permanent residue 180 C 2790 mg/l
Oxidizability at the Permanganate 3,1 mg/l
Tot-hardness 193 F
Sulphidrometric-Grade 14
Bicarbonate (HCO3) 661,2 mg/l
Chlorides (CL) 74,4 mg/l
Sulphates (SO4) 1480 mg/l
Sodium (Na) 71,2 mg/l
Potassium (K) 10 mg/l
Lithium (Li) traces
Magnesium (Mg) 129,6 mg/l
Calcium (Ca) 561 mg/l
Iron (Fe) traces
Tot-Phosphorus (PO4) 0,12 mg/l
Nitrates (NO3) 1 mg/l
Nitrite (NO2) assente
Ammonium (NH4) 24,9 mg/l
Sulphite (SO3) 0,05 mg/l
Tot-Hydrogen Sulphurate (H2S) 14 mg/l
Carbon-dioxide (CO2) 728 mg/l
Carbon-dioxide lose 462 ml/l