Balneo-climateric and health resorts

Harghita Bai (Hargitafürdő)

Harghita Bai is a balneo-climaterical health resort at 1350 m above sea-level, in a picturesque mountain height in the eastern side of Harghita mountain, at 21,6 km from Miercurea-Ciuc. With two moffettas and carbonated mineral waters with a diversity of mineral compositions offers several different kinds of cures for a large spectrum of medical problems.

Mineral waters

The most important springs: "Szemforrás" ("Eye-spring", recomended for eye-problems), "Erdei-forrás" ("The spring in forrest"), main spring, "Gyomor-forrás" ("The stomach-spring" - for stomach-related problems).

Therapeutical recommendations

The waters of these springs are recommended for the following diseases:
  • Cardio-vascular system
  • Arterial hypertension
  • Digestive system
  • Chronical miocardithis
  • Chronical inflammations

"Eye-spring"

For eye-related diseases.

Chemical composition: mg/l

Anionic
ChlorCl-2,4
BromBr-0,034
NitricNO3-2,5
SulphuricSO4 --23,4
BicarbonicHCO3-204,9
Cationic
Natrium+Kalium calcul.Na+,K+26,4
CalciumCa++8,5
MagneziumMg++6,6
IronFe++25,0
AluminiuAl+++8,5
Other
Metasilicilic acidH2SIO312,4
Carbon dioxideCO22017,9
Dry residue2338,543

Moffettas

The moffettas here are in fact volcanic gases with high sulfuric content. The person who want to be cured in fact is making a "gas-bath".

Chemical composition:

  • CO2 94,82%
  • N3 3,80%
  • H2S 0,081 mg/l
  • O2 1,33%

Medical facilities

Does not exists, medical assistance in Caoline Mine's medical facilities.

Accomodation and catering

In "Ilonka" Lodge and in "Ozon" hostel total of 98 places, in "Cerbul" hostel 6, in "Uz Bencze" hostel 38 places. and in summer few dozen of places in wooden lodges around moffettas.