“Pothonggang Mineral Water tastes good and has clear pharmacological effects,” says Ham Ryong, 65, who lives in Tangsang-dong No.1, Mangyongdae District, Pyongyang. He drinks the mineral water every day.
The mineral water gushes out of several rock layers, including chorismite and gneiss formed in different geological ages. Its medical effects have been widely known since the beginning of the 20th century.
It contains 1 988mg of various mineral matters per litre essential to human body, including potassium, calcium, magnesium and manganese. Its main ingredients include chlorine ion, bicarbonate ion and sodium ion.
Its temperature is 12-14℃. 72㎥of mineral water gushes out per a day.
It is efficacious for the prevention and treatment of chronic gastritis and enteritis as well as skin diseases.
The Pothonggang Mineral Water was registered as a natural monument in August Juche 109 (2020).