Author Archives: Lars Mallwitz

The Monsoon – The best time for Ayurveda

von Lars Mallwitz, 5. July 2019
Themen: Ayurveda | Expert interviews | Packages | Resort

Q: Dr. Sreelatha, why do you recommend the monsoon season for an Ayurveda treatment? A: Even ancient writings outline the monsoon season to be the best season for Panchakarma treatments. This has diverse reasons: Climate changes affect body and mind. One example is that our skin pores open up faster due to the high humidity(…)

Onam – a cultural highlight

von Lars Mallwitz, 17. September 2018
Themen: News

Onam is considered the thanksgiving of Hinduism and is enthusiastically celebrated all over Kerala. According to the belief, king Mahabali returned home on Onam. He ruled Kerala during its golden age in ancient times, when people were happy, carefree and lived in perfect harmony. The golden age came to an end when god Vishnu, disguised(…)

What is new in Somatheeram?

von Lars Mallwitz, 15. August 2018
Themen: News | Resort

After our renovation period last year, we introduced our new Deluxe Cottages and several other additions to you. This year once again, we have bent over backwards in our efforts to lift the Somatheeram experience to the next level. The most important change might be the reconstruction of the Ayurveda Center. New consultation rooms, a(…)

Principles of ayurvedic cuisine

von Lars Mallwitz, 3. July 2018
Themen: Ayurveda | Expert interviews | Nutrition

Interview with Executive Chef Simiyon Q: Why is an Ayurvedic diet so important? A: In Ayurveda the diet plays as big a role as medication and therapy. The body conditions of each individual are different and seeing as one or two Doshas usually overweigh, people have to balance their Doshas through an individual diet. Following(…)

Aloe Vera – an all-rounder

von Lars Mallwitz, 9. June 2018
Themen: Ayurveda | Nutrition

It is likely that Aloe Vera originated from the Arabian Peninsula. Written documentation about the short-stemmed succulent plant go back to the first century A.D. Its thick, fleshy leaves have small white teeth and are graced with red or yellow flowers during summer time. Aloe Vera cures skin diseases and is often used to heal(…)