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Sunil Pai, MD

Sunil Pai, MD

Sunil Pai, M.D., is an expert in Integrative Medicine, a health activist/influencer and thought leader in the wellness industry. Dr. Pai was one of the first board certified doctors in Holistic Integrative Medicine in the U.S. He is a Deacon of the House of Sanjevani Integrative Medicine Health & Lifestyle Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Dr. Sunil Pai's Recent Articles

NSAID, or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, are the most widely used class of drugs in the United States today. There are more than 30 different types of NSAIDs, with more than 80 million prescriptions written and more than 30 billion OTC (over-the-counter) products purchased every single year in the United States alone. This means that almost […]

We all know about and have eaten some ginger during our lifetimes. It’s a sweet, aromatic root with a pungent and hot taste. Some people enjoy drinking it as a tea, some eat it with sushi, and others enjoy it as candy. Ginger the rhizome (otherwise known as the underground stem of the plant Zingiber […]

Boswellia serrata is a species of tree that primarily grows in India (and also grows in the Arabian Peninsula and northeastern Africa). It produces a resin commonly known as frankincense. Biblical references to frankincense — including it being one of the gifts that the magi brought to baby Jesus — have made it popular worldwide […]

Turmeric is widely used in India as a spice and has been around for more than 4,000 years. It is a cornerstone of Ayurvedic medicine and other traditional medicines from around the world. Turmeric is not spicy, as some people may think, but is used to add a rich flavor to foods. It is the common […]

Almost everyone has eaten black pepper. It is a common ingredient in many recipes, and most every table in homes and in restaurants worldwide holds a shaker. Historically, black pepper was used as a spice and as a medicine. The underlying reason it became so ubiquitous is rooted in science. Black pepper enhances bioavailability. In […]

This ginger elixir is one of Dr. Sunil Pai’s favorite special food tonics that he learned through his Ayurvedic training. For those with weak digestion who need to take enzymes to help them digest food, this ginger elixir is a great natural pre-meal tonic, taken in a shot glass to stimulate digestive function and appetite. […]