During the year 1949, Arya Vaidyan Vanchiyoor Narayanan Potty ,who was a landlord, completed his Ayurvedic and Kathakali training under the great legendary Asta Vaidyan Aryan Narayanan Mooss of Vayaskkara illom, Kottayam ,thought of setting up an Ayurvedic Vaidyasala along with his illom. Later after understanding the medical requirements of the local people, most of them who were deprived of medical facilities, he started making many ayurvedic medicines by hand for the needy patients. With his knowledge and curiosity he could develop many and highly effective special combinations of ayurvedic medicines to fight against dreaded diseases like Rheumatic fever , Rheumatoid Arthritis , Rheumatic Heart Disease and various types of cancers.
After the sad demise of the Founder , in the year 2002, his son Arya Vaidyan Vanchiyoor Purushothaman Potty – Medical Director of Jeevaneeyam Ayurvedic Hospital who was his disciple continued to head the Vaidyasala and shifted it to Sooranad as a Hospital. Getting the concept of Ancient treatment with modern Pathology , he added a computerized Laboratory to the Hospital . Validation of ayurvedic treatment has been included. For his outstanding achievement in ayurveda he was bestowed with Nehru Peace Foundation Award, Human Rights Forum award and Ayur Retna Award. His son Dr P Padmakumar took MD in Alternative Medicine from IIAM Kolkata. He has written many articles in ayurveda and specialized in the treatment of Rheumatology and Oncology.