In the town of Bath in Somerset, England, there’s something in the water. That something is 43 minerals, from calcium to zinc.
The water started out as rain falling on the neighboring Mendip Hills more than 10,000 years ago, eventually burbling out of the ground at 46° Celsius (115° Fahrenheit). After the Romans built a bathhouse in the area in the first century, Bath became a magnet for visitors looking to swim its natural hot springs. Patients lauded the mineral-rich pools for allegedly healing everything from skin problems to infertility.
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