Balneo-climateric and health resorts

Seiche Spa (Szejkefürdő)

Situated in the city of Odorheiu Secuiesc , at 504 m above sea level.

Accesspoints

From downtown Odorheiu-Secuiesc on National Road 13A toward Praid (north).

Mineral waters

In the city can be found over 10 mineral water springs, from which at Seiche spa the three most important are:

  • Seiche spring, with carbonated water, rich in Ca, Na ions, total dry residues of 2327,84 mg/kg. Used as table water.
  • Orbán Balázs spring, carbonated water with sulphurides, rich in Na ions, total dry residues of 3097 mg/kg, with a yield of 20 l/min. This is used for warm tube-baths in the local facility with 11 tubes for curative purposes.
  • Spring no. 3 with carbonated water, light sulphuride content, alkaline ions, total dry residues of 2948 mg/kg, with a yield of 9,5 l/minut.

At the southwestern edge of the city at the foots of "Kuvar" hills 5 springs are captured together, because of their low yield. Used in internal and external threatmens by the population for cure digestive system diseases and chronical gastritis (hipoacidic/normoacidic), respectively for diseases of the locomotory system.

Therapeutical recommendations

The waters of these springs are recommended for the following diseases:

"Orban Balazs" springs:
  • Gastro-intestinal diseases
  • Hepato-biliar diseases
  • Osteo-articulation diseases
  • Gynaecological diseases
"Seiche" springs:
  • Dispepsis (hipostenic / hipoacidic)
Spring no. 3:
  • Gastro-intestinal diseases
  • Hepato-biliar diseases

Chemical composition: mg/l

Orbán Balázs spring
Anionic
ChlorCl-1794,1
IodineI-0,04
FluorF-3,07
SulphuricSO4 --26,31
BicarbonicHCO3-898,3
S2O32,7
Cationic
NatriumNa+1102,2
KaliumK+19,6
LitiuLi+1,61
CalciumCa++254,1
MagneziumMg++53,82
IronFe++2,89
ManganMn++0,4
Other
Sulphuric acidH2S2,83
SIOH212,179
Dry residue3907,0

Medical facilities

No medical facility, warm baths with 11 bathtubes, open air baths in the 16*33 m sized pool.

Accomodation and catering

In the hotels of Odorheiu Secuiesc and at Seiche spa in 12 hostels/lodges.