KOZHIKODE: Dr P K Warrier, who popularised Ayurvedic medicines and treatments around the world, died on Saturday at his home in Kottakkal, Malappuram district. He was 100 years old.
Dr. Warrier was the managing trustee of the Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala, a well-known Ayurvedic treatment centre and manufacturer of high-quality Ayurvedic medicines.
On June 8, he turned 100 years old. Because of COVID-19, he had avoided in-person medical consultations.
He was the nephew of Arya Vaidya Sala founder Vaidyaratnam PS Warrier. In 1999, he was awarded the Padma Shri, and in 2010, he was awarded the Padma Bhushan.
His wife was the late poet Madhavikutty K Warrier.