Somatheeram Ayurveda Resort
Ayurveda is an ancient Indian practice specializing in the principle of complete healing by utilizing techniques which target the three basic aspects of life, ie., body, mind and spirit. It has its origins about 500 years ago where its theory of healing was described in the fourth book of the Vedas. The practice is acclaimed to be able to rejuvenate the healthy body or to heal the sick or diseased body. Today there are many resorts which provide its visitors a special vacation incorporated with Ayurveda techniques.
One such Ayurveda resort situated along the coast of India is Somatheeram. The resort offers the best in the practice of this tradition and makes used of the techniques associated with this practice. These include the use of massage, herbs, change of diet and exercise. This resort has been specializing in Ayurveda therapy for the last 20 years.
The resort is run according to strict guidelines and principles. This is all done in an environment which is extremely conducive to this ancient practice. All procedures are always done in the presence of qualified doctors and therapists which are specialized. Somatheeram goes to great lengths to ensure that everything takes place under conditions which are in accordance with good hygienic practice.
Many of the remedies used for Ayurveda have a herbal base. The medicinal properties of many of these have been described in ancient times already. This resort has its own garden on its premises where all the herbs used in its remedies are grown. These are then further processed into the complete remedies in a fully accredited production plant, which is also found at the resort.
Some of the techniques used on the resort are Ayurveda procedures which have been described to be successful in healing a number of diseases. These include rheumatism, respiratory conditions, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and paralysis. The procedures include the implementation of a number of specialized massages used in combination with their in-house produced remedies and oils.
Somatheeram has a special attraction to offer many of its visitors. It is found along the south coast of India and is only 21 km from the airport at Thiruvananthapuram and 9 km from the famous Kovalam beach. The temperature along this part of coast is moderate and amongst the best climates in India. Visitors can use the resort as vacation along the coast, while being able to experience Ayurveda treatment.