Ayurvedic Health Benefits of Ghee

*Image via theauric.com Ghee is butter that has been clarified in an easy process, eliminating the hard-to-digest, cholesterol-forming milk solids. Ghee is highly concentrated, so make sure you’re using good organic butter if you’re making it at home. Ghee for Deficiency Ghee is considered a superfood in Ayurveda because it is easy to digest and ojas […]

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Ayurveda: How to Balance Vata Dosha

Balancing Vata Ayurveda is a field of holistic medicine that focuses not on the calorie content of foods but how each of our bodies digests/breaks down the food we eat. Hence, for anyone wanting to adapt an Ayurvedic lifestyle, the first thing we recommend is taking the “Dosha Quiz”. Dosha defines your body type and […]

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Nasya Ayurveda

What is Nasya & 5 Reasons to Practice It

What is Nasya? According to Ayurveda, the sinus cavity is known as a gateway to the brain, mind, and consciousness. To address any imbalances related to memory, the emotions, thoughts, also imbalances above the clavicle bone, treatments like Nasya are known to be effective. Nasya, is the practice of lubricating the nasal cavities and sinuses […]

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Your Ayurveda Guide to Health, By Season

Understanding the elements of each season can help you reduce any adverse effects. In Ayurveda it’s important to keep in mind that your predominant dosha increases during the season it governs, so make sure to choose foods and activities that will pacify and not aggravate it. VATA SEASON Leaf-scuttling winds mark the start of vata […]

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Shirodhara: Health Benefits

What is Shirodhara? Shiro..head. Dhara..flow. Shirodhara, is an ancient practice in Ayurveda — the gentle pouring of liquids on the head. The liquid can be medicated milk, coconut milk, buttermilk, water, but most frequently warm herbalized oil. This soothing Ayurvedic therapy is known to put one in a deep relaxation state, calm the nervous system and […]

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In Conversation with Arjun Rao

Welcome to the Syncremedies blog. We’re kicking off our series with Founder & CEO, Arjun Rao, as he takes us through his journey to realizing his vision for the future of telemedicine in India. Q: Give us a background of what you were doing before Syncremedies and how the idea for this startup came about? […]

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