eau la roche posayLa Roche Posay water

Recognised as being of public utility by the French government in 1869, La Roche-Posay became the first spa in Europe entirely dedicated to dermatological ailments. More than 8,000 people come each year for the healing properties of the waters.

The waters are a result of slow filtering through chalk beds. The hot springs at La Roche-Posay percolate from a source at a depth of 30 to 80 meters / The waters are a result of slow filtering through chalk beds. The hot springs at La Roche-Posay percolate from a source at a depth of 30 to 80 meters.

Elements in the water are responsible for the spring’s dermatological, anti-inflammatory healing and soothing properties. The water is lightly mineralised and contains calcium bicarbonate, silicates and selenium. The temperature at the surface is 13°C. / Elements in the water are responsible for the spring’s dermatological, anti-inflammatory healing and soothing properties. The water is lightly mineralised and contains calcium bicarbonate, silicates and selenium. The temperature at the surface is 13°C.  No specific taste it is very pleasant to drink

Present in significant quantities in the waters at La Roche-Posay (40 to 60 µg/l), selenium is a trace element that has been known to be invaluable to life since 1970. It is a constituent of many enzymes and proteins and serves a vital role in regulating cellular metabolism. / Present in significant quantities in the waters at La Roche-Posay (40 to 60 µg/l), selenium is a trace element that has been known to be invaluable to life since 1970. It is a constituent of many enzymes and proteins and serves a vital role in regulating cellular metabolism.

A unique water with undeniable therapeutic to treat skin ailments (eczema, psoriasis, scarring of burns, skin treatment result against cancer …), thanks to its silica content and selenium.