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5. July, 2019

The Monsoon – The best time for Ayurveda


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(…)

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15. March, 2019

Ayurveda against the cold


Differences in Temperature of up to 10 degrees Celsius during the day and permanent heavy showers turn fall into the perfect cold season. When the Vitamin D supply decreases, our immune system gets weaker as well. Now it is important to strengthen the body from within, to leave no room for pathogens. Or even if(…)

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11. February, 2019

Holistic approach to allergies


Allergies are widely spread in our society and many people have no other option than to accept their fate and to ease the symptoms with medicine. Ayurveda does not generally acknowledge allergies but explains them as a result of an unsuitable lifestyle. Accordingly, the therapeutic measures difer from those of the Western medicine. Whilst most(…)

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19. January, 2019

Traditional Tea stall at Somatheeram


Imagine yourself just after an Ayurvedic treatment: You are completely relaxed on this late afternoon and you are aware that you should grant your body some well-deserved rest, however you would also like to enjoy the warm breeze proceeding a beautiful sunset. Our new Open Air Lounge with its traditional Thattukada tea stall invites you(…)

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21. December, 2018

Jackfruit – an insider tip


The enormous jackfruit looks far too heavy for its short stalk and can literally be described as a ‘fruit bomb’: The largest tree-borne fruit can reach up to 100 cm in length, 50 cm in diameter and as much as 15 kg in weight. Apart from its significant size a crucial role for our health(…)

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17. September, 2018

Onam – a cultural highlight


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(…)

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3. September, 2018

Authentic and certified Ayurveda medicine


The smell of herbs and the crackling of fire are the first things you notice as soon as you enter the Somatheeram production center. Traditional Ayurveda is free of any preservatives; therefore, we use fresh ingredients to produce our own medicine on a daily basis. Trained staff are stirring boiling oil in enormous bowls for(…)

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15. August, 2018

What is new in Somatheeram?


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(…)

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3. July, 2018

Principles of ayurvedic cuisine


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(…)

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21. June, 2018

Yoga for the world


It was the second International Day of Yoga, when people all over the world were honouring and celebrating yoga as a means “to discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world and the nature” (Narendra Modi, Indian’s Prime Minister). In December 2014, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 21st as the International Day(…)

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9. June, 2018

Aloe Vera – an all-rounder


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(…)

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14. May, 2018

Best ayurvedic Food


Once in a year the Metro Mart Creative and Events stages the Metro Food Awards in cooperation with Kerala Tourism, to recognize restaurants in and around Thiruvananthapuram for their performance in providing delicious and healthy food, as well as first-class service. Metro Food Awards is the first event of its kind in Kerala and wants(…)

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11. April, 2018

Help 2 Help


For many years now Somatheeram has been supporting numerous charitable projects. One of the projects is the St. Frederiks school in the neighbouring village Adimalathura, which exists since its founding only with the help of friends of Somatheeram, for 18 years now and has been tutoring and assisting more than 200 children free of charge.(…)

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