The Mother Spring is approximately 26 to 33 feet (8 to 10 meters) in diameter and has been measured in excess of 1,000 feet (305 meters) deep. The spring water is slightly acidic, with an average measured pH of 6.6 and an average of 3,206 total dissolved solids in milligrams per liter. All units below are in milligrams per liter (mg/L) unless otherwise noted.
Sodium 790Equivalent levels equal the salinity in sea water. Salt soaks have been known to relieve symptoms of arthritis.
Chloride 180Musculo-skeletal benefits.
Lithium 2.9Produces positive effects in mental balance and gastrointestinal conditions.
Potassium 90Normalizes heart rhythms, assists in reducing high blood pressure, eliminates body toxins, promotes healthy skin.
Fluoride 4.3Calcium fluoride is a constituent of the elastic fibers of the skin and the surface of bones and teeth. Promotes hardness and stability.
Manganese 0.23Helps nourish nerves and the brain. Acts as catalyst in the breakdown of fats and cholesterol.
Magnesium 25Maintains normal heart rhythms, converts blood sugar to energy, and maintains muscle tissue and hormone levels.
Arsenic 0.12Studies report benefits for plasma and tissue growth.
Sulfate 1400Rids the body of toxins and promotes health of bones, hair, nails, fluids in joints and vertebral discs. Sulfur is an anti-inflammatory.
Silica 54Strengthens bones, boosts the immune system, promotes healthy nerves, mucous membranes, hair, and nails. Used in treating acne and migraines.
Boron 1.8Boosts brain activity, builds muscle mass, and strengthens bones.
Zinc 0.01An antioxidant nutrient, Zinc promotes wound healing, maintains male hormone activity, and aids in digestion.
Iron 0.08Builds up the quality of blood and increases resistance to stress and disease. Prevents fatigue and promotes good skin tone.
Disclaimer: No part of this site is intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any illness. Nothing on this site is to be construed as medical advice; the authors are without medical training and are not medical professionals.
Note: Though locals recommend drinking the Mother Spring water, we strongly discourage such actions. Consumption of the water is taken at your own risk.