Even Duchess of Cornwall believes in Indian system of medicine

She is getting royal treatment at a spa on outskirts of Bangalore

29th September 2010: Even Duchess of Cornwall Camilla believes in therapies under the Indian system of medicine — ayurveda and naturopathy included.

That’s right. The Indians in the UK have a reason to flash a healthy smile, as Prince Charles’ wife is getting royal treatment at a spa on the outskirts of the Indian city of Bangalore.

The 63-year-old Duchess of Cornwall checked into the Soukya holistic health and ayurveda centre in Whitefield Tuesday and is expected to undergo holistic treatment during her four-day stay.

She landed at the Bangalore international airport on a British Airways flight and was escorted to Whitefield, about 20 km from Bangalore, under tight security.
Not just Ayurveda and naturopathy, Camilla also gets to savour the benefits of yoga and meditation.

Holistic health practitioner and spa owner Issac Mathai has already drawn up a schedule to revitalize Camilla. For the purpose, Mathai is using different therapies under the Indian system of medicine such as ayurveda and naturopathy.

A Soukya spokesperson said Camilla arrived from London with a 15-member group for a four-day stay and is impressed by the facilities, including the holistic treatment for toning up her health.

She added Camilla is in good health but she preferred to rest for a while in presidential suite as she was tired after a long flight.

Charles and Camilla are great patrons of integrated medicine. Organic farming and holistic treatment are close to their hearts. She will also get complementary therapies like yoga, meditation, acupressure and reflexology.

Camilla is scheduled to join her husband in New Delhi Saturday to participate in the inaugural ceremony of the Commonwealth Games 2010 beginning Sunday.


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