Balneo-climateric and health resorts

Bilbor (Bélbor)

Bilbor is situated in northern part of Harghita county, in the valley of Bistricioarei river, at 1000 m above sea level, at 26,5 km east from Toplița.

Accesspoints

Pe calea ferată linia 400 Brașov-Baia Mare se coboară la stația Toplița se poate ajunge la Bilbor cu autobuzul sau cu autoturismul pe drumul național DN 15 și DJ 174A.

Mineral waters

In the village can be found as many as 17 mineral water springs, generally with carbonated table waters rich in Ca, Mg, F, Li, Br, I, Cu, Zn Ra and Rd ions.

The most important springs, (along with the characteristic minerals they contain) are:

  • Borkut (Filipescu) - Li, Mg
  • Huruba - Boric acid
  • Dobreanu - copper
  • Truță nr.2 - sulphuric
  • Vâlcănești nr.1,2,3
  • Iacobești,Hangan-Albu

These springs are rich in radon, being considered radiocative ones, and used accordingly. Also they generally are rich in iron and magnesium.

Therapeutical recommandations

The waters of these springs are recommended for the following diseases:
  • Hepato-biliar diseases
  • Diabethes
  • Dispepsis (hipostenic / hipoacidic)
  • Chronical gastrithis (hipoacidic/normoacidic)
  • Digestive system
At "Dobreanu" open air mineral warter baths (pool with mineral waters) can be threated the following diseases:
  • Rheumatism

Chemical composition: mg/l

DobreanuFilipescu
Anionic
FluorF-0,693,98
ChlorCl-29,0469,15
BromBr-0,030,15
IodineI-0,0020,02
SulphuricSO4 --4,98-
BicarbonicHCO3-1912,812307,54
NitricNC2-0,02-
Cationic
NatriumNa+157,62186,69
KaliumK+1,3343,59
LitiumLi+0,400,56
CalciumCa++334,32383,91
MagneziumMg++104,78139,60
IronFe++1,090,44
CupruCu++0,0040,01
ZincZn++0,013traces
Other
Metasalicilic acidH2SiO30,7782,20
Metaboric acidHB2O4,99819,9
Hidrogenated sulphatH2SiO30,203-
Carbon dioxideCO216531591,46
Dry residue2553,4933158,15

Medical facilities

Does not exist, medical assistance in the village's medical facility. Has open air bath, with a pool sized 8/11m.

Accomodation and catering

Only at houses of local people.