飲泉処ゆのか

Drinking water

飲泉処ゆのか

Drinking water

Drink hot spring water from our exclusive source spring.

Drinking our sodium hot spring water is also good for your health.
Enjoy pampering your body inside and out.

About Takimotokan’s delicious water

Because taste is subjective, there are no set rules about why water tastes good. However, most people agree on the following typical properties.

Typical properties of water that tastes good Takimotokan’s water
Water (ºC) 20°C or under 13.8 Water that’s 20 – 25°C cooler than your body is said to taste good.
Total hardness (mg/l) 10~100 41 People differ on how hard they like their water.
Residue on evaporation (mg/l) 30~200 140 Residue on evaporation determines the richness and smoothness of water.
Organic matter (mg/l) 3.0 0.5 Excessive organic matter gives an astringent flavour. It also requires additional chlorine, which tastes bad.
Odour intensity 3 0.5 Odours such as mould and rot also affect taste.
Free carbon dioxide (mg/l) 3~30 9.2 The right amount of carbon dioxide gives a refreshing feeling, but too much can  irritate.
Residual chlorine (mg/l) 0.4 None At least 0.1mg/l of residual chlorine is necessary for disinfection.

About Takimotokan’s delicious water

Taste is subjective. There are no hard and fast rules about what water tastes good. But water that many people regard as tasting good tends to have certain properties. Below are typical properties of water that tastes good.

Water temperature (°C)
Typical properties of water that tastes good 20°C or under
Takimotokan’s good-tasting water 13.8
Water that’s 20 – 25°C cooler than your body is said to taste good.
Total hardness (mg/l)
Typical properties of water that tastes good 10~100
Takimotokan’s good-tasting water 41
People differ on how hard they like their water.
Residue on evaporation (mg/l)
Typical properties of water that tastes good 30~200
Takimotokan’s good-tasting water 140
Residue on evaporation determines the richness and smoothness of water.
Organic matter (mg/l)
Typical properties of water that tastes good 3.0
Takimotokan’s good-tasting water 0.5
Excessive organic matter gives an astringent flavour. Moreover, more chlorine needs to be added to water that contains excessive organic matter, and such water tastes bad.
Odour intensity ( – )
Typical properties of water that tastes good 3
Takimotokan’s good-tasting water 0.5
Odours such as those of mould and rot can affect how water tastes.
Free carbon dioxide (mg/l)
Typical properties of water that tastes good 3~30
Takimotokan’s good-tasting water 9.2
The right amount of carbon dioxide gives a refreshing feeling, but too much can be irritating.
Residual chlorine (mg/l)
Typical properties of water that tastes good 0.4
Takimotokan’s good-tasting water None
At least 0.1mg/l of residual chlorine is necessary for disinfection.

Spring water type & temperature

Sodium chloride, calcium chloride, magnesium chloride, hydrogen carbonate (neutral hypotonic high-temperature hot spring) (former name: bicarbonate salt – earthy chloride spring)

Water temperature: 53.2°C

Hot spring water: recommendations and cautions for drinking

1.
Drink around 100ml – 200ml each time, for a total of 200ml – 1,000ml per day.
2.
Drink 30 – 60 minutes before a meal.
3.
Refrain from drinking after dinner.
4.
For hot spring therapeutic treatments, follow your doctor’s advice.

Indications for drinking

Chronic gastrointestinal problems, chronic constipation, diabetes, gout, and liver disease.
Note: The paper cups supplied at the drinking fountain hold about 200ml.

Contraindications for drinking

Kidney disease, hypertension, other diseases involving swelling

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