Kottakkal Arya Vaidyasala

Kottakal is small town and home of the famous Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala situated at a distance of about 12 km south west of Malappuram district in Kerala. Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala (KAV) founded in 1902 by the visionary physician and philanthropist, the late Vaidyaratnam P.S. Warrier. Kottakal is a health care center specializing in Ayurveda and traditional/ alternative/ herbal medicines and treatments.

More than a century old this charitable institution engaged in the practice and propagation of Ayurveda, the ancient health care system of India. Arya Vaidyasala offers classical Ayurvedic medicines and authentic Ayurvedic treatments and therapies to patients from all over India and abroad. It runs an Ayurvedic research centre, a nursing home and a hospital. The Ayurvedic hospital and research centre at Kottakkal has 160 rooms with necessary amenities. The chief physician can be consulted only by appointment made at least 10 days in advance. Accommodation options at the nursing home include family blocks, double rooms, single rooms and suites. Kottakkal Arya Vaidyashala has branches in New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Secunderabad, Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Trivandrum, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Aluva, Kozhikode, Kannur, Palakkad and Tirur. It also has over 900 authorized dealers in a network for the sale of Ayurvedic medicines.