• Kottakkal (P.O.),
    Malappuram (Dist.),
    Kerala - 676 503,

    Nearest Airport: Calicut (CCJ)

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Arya Vaidya Sala, Kottakkal

Ayurveda has been the back bone of Indian ancient and traditional health care system. Arya Vaidya Sala Kottakkal (AVS) is a century old Charitable Institution engaged in the practice and propagation of Ayurveda. Arya Vaidya Sala offers authentic Ayurvedic treatments and classical Ayurvedic medicines and therapies to patients from all over India and abroad.
Late Vaidyaratnam P.S.Varier, a philanthropist and great visionary physician, established Arya Vaidya Sala at Kottakkal in the state of Kerala, India as a village clinic. Now has grown into a multi-unit, multi-disciplinary and multi-crore organisation which operates in different areas of Ayurvedic practice. The Research & Development Department of the institution is actively engaged in research work for modernisation of production and quality control of Ayurvedic drugs. It offers a variety of packages for International patients in its dedicated clinics.
Arya Vaidya Sala also started special clinics for diabetes, Cancer, Women’s Health Issues, Psoriasis, Migraine, Allergy, Children’s Clinic, and Eye Clinic.

Major Specialities

The patient is advised to lie on a special wooden droni with his neck and head comfortably placed.  Then a non-stop continuous stream of the prescribed liquid medicine is gently poured on his forehead from a prescribed height. Dhara is occasionally administered to the whole body in special cases.

Dhara is considered to be effective for several diseases like stress related disorders, sleeplessness and many degenerated brain disorders. Different liquid mediums are used in Dhara for different diseases. Medicated oils, milk, tender coconut water and decoctions of herb extracts are some of the fluids used.

Medicated oil is first applied liberally over the patient’s body. The body is then massaged with small linen bags filled with cooked Navara rice. The rice is cooked by boiling it in cow’s milk along with suitable. The linen bags filled with rice are dipped in the same mixture kept boiling over a gentle flame and applied by masseurs at a comfortable temperature over the whole body of the patient.

Navarakkizhi is a special massage, which rejuvenates the body. It is very effective in degenerative muscle diseases like poliomyelitis, muscular atrophy etc.

The treatment consists of keeping the prescribed medicated oil at a bearable temperature in a leather cap fitted around the head of the patient.The oil is filled in the cap up to a level of one finger above the crown of the head.The duration of treatment is between one and one and half hours.

Sirovasti is an important procedure which is found to be very effective in trigeminal neuralgia, hemicrania, optic atrophy, otalgia, deafness, facial paralysis and in all diseases affecting cranial nerves.

The patient is made to lie on a wooden Droni (a specially designed wooden plank). Then pieces of linen dipped in comfortably warm medicated oil are squeezed over the patient’s body from a specific height. When the warm oil flows and spreads over the body, four masseurs sitting on either side give the patient a gentle massage.

This is effective in diseases connected with the Vata Dosha and its allied manifestations like spondylosis, hemiplegia, Arhtritis, back pain, muscular dystrophy etc.. This is done only on the body below the neck and the duration can be fixed from one to one and a half hours depending upon the strength and age of the patient.

The illness in the head region would get much relax after Nasyam. Nostrils are the entry point of Nasyam treatment and it’s the door way to the brain where Nasyam treatment applies.Nasyam is a very important treatment especially for the illness in the head region.Through the nostrils, the medicated oil and powder are applied and this process is called Nasyam.

Through the nostrils, the medicated oil and powder are applied in Nasyam. There are many types of Nasyams in Ayurveda. Nasyam is a toxin removing process and gives immune power in the head region.


Our Specialities

    • Traditional Ayurvedic expertise
    • Ayurveda meets modern facilities
    • Relaxing holiday packages
    • Panchakarma treatments
    • Expert clinical team
    • International special care
    • Ayurvedic herbal garden
    • kathakali centre, Natyasangam
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Packages and Specialities


Tharpanam means retention of medicines over the eyes for up to 30 minutes or more a day for treating strain to the eyes, improve eye sight, strengthen the optic nerve and to prevent different eye diseases. It is basically an eye-cleansing process.

Clinical centres all over India

Arya Vaidya Sala offers a variety of traditional Ayurvedic treatments under its various clinical centres. They are mainly located at Kottakkal, Kochi, Aluva in Kerala, and in New Delhi and Baddi in Himachal Pradesh.


Natyasangham is a Centre for performing and teaching Kathakali, the classical theatre of Kerala. Natyasangham is famous for its strict adherence to classical tenets of performance, talented artists, spectacular costumes and meticulous training.

Herbal Estate

The Ayurvedic medicine industry is critically dependent upon a regular supply of raw herbs. About 220 acres of land has been developed as medicinal plants estates to have quality supply of herbs to Arya Vaidya Sala

Research and Development Activities

Research and development activities have always been important components of the organisational objectives of AVS. It involves Ayurveda studies, Herbal studies, Drug development, drug processing etc.

Free online consulting

At Arya Vaidya Sala Online consulting prior to treatment for assessments are free. The service is rendered gratis in the institution. After the online consultation, a cost estimate can be provided for advised treatments.