Pucioasa Spa - Sântimbru (Szentimrei Büdösfürdő)
Local health-resort, west from Sâncrăieni
in Southern Harghita mountains, at 1250-1350 m above sea level. Famous for volcanic gas emanations, used in mofettas.
On railroad line 400, between Brașov and Ciceu, station Sâncrăieni, and with local buses 14 west from there on country road.
Low mineralized carbonated water springs (around 15), with yields around 1 l/sec at temperature below +12 C degrees. Used as table waters.
The mineral waters are recommended for the following diseases:
As baths are recommended in:
- Symple anemies
- Dispepsis (hipostenic/hipoacidic)
- Chronical gastritis (hipoacidic/normoacidic)
- Arterial hypertension
- Rheumatic arthritis
- Vascular system
- Chronical inflammations
More, than 10 volcanic gas emanations are known in the zone, many of them are regularly used in moffettas: Vermet valley, Aladar, Pârâului Mare.
Radioactivity resulted from the radon (Rn 222) in the gas is 0,340 nci/litru.
- CO2 14 - 99%
- N2 0 - 79%
- H2S 0,41%
- O2 0 - 10%
- Heart diseases
- Nervous system
- Cardio-vascular system
- Diseases of the peripheral nervous system
- Diseases of the locomotory system
Medical facility with minimal assistance, warm baths with 12 bathtubes.
Accomodation and catering
In a few lodges a total of 74 places in the summer. Eventually in one of many self-ovned lodges.