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How To : Stop a cough with acupressure

Learn how to stop a cough with acupressure. The next time you're hacking up a lung, try stopping it with the ancient Chinese healing art acupressure. You Will Need * Two hands * Friend WARNING: If you feel pain when using acupressure, stop immediately. Pregnant women should ...more

How To : Find aspirin in the woods

Did you know that willow bark contains salicin, a similiar chemical to aspirin? If you have a headache on your next outdoors adventure, find the remedy in nature! Learn some mountain man tricks for quick pain relief in the wild.

How To : Use a neti pot to clear your sinuses

So the wife shows me an episode of Oprah with Dr. Oz of the You series of health books. He's showing this thing called a neti pot. It's a watering can for the nose. The thing is put into one nostril and warm salt water is poured through the nostrils cleaning out the sinuses.

How To : Give an enema

This video may be old, but shows you the basics of setting up and giving an enema to someone. Leave it to these Navy guys to show you how to give it in the rear, so to speak.

How To : Use a Neti pot with your sinus cold

This video shows how to use a Neti Pot for treating sinus cold. The lady who demonstrates first takes out the Neti pot and sinus pills. She next takes the distilled water and pours it into the neti pot. She then mixes the sinus pill in the water. She explains how to go about d ...more

How To : Use a neti pot correctly

Seeking relief from a cold? There's more to using a neti pot than just pouring a saline solution down your nasal cavity – or is there? Find out with this how-to, which presents a complete guide to properly using a neti pot to relieve nasal congestion. Breathe easy with this fr ...more

Shortcut : 5 Secret Body Tricks

Body hacks. So simple, so ingenious. They're the shortcuts in life. We love them, the internet loves them. Back in 2008, somebody named Alicia Goh wrote a friendster blog post that has been passed along far and wide. Her tricks of the body include quick solutions for an itchy ...more

How To : Get rid of under eye dark circles and puffy eyes

In this video from cheezz12345 we learn a home remedy to get rid of under eye dark circles and puffy eyes. Stress is the most common cause for dark circles. People who do not sleep for 8 hours a day get them as well. Dehydration is another big reason for them. To get rid of un ...more

How To : Control pain the NLP way

Are you constantly fighting pain? Do you wish you could turn pain off like a switch? Well, we've teamed up with NLP expert Andy Austin to show you how to use Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) to change the way your mind interprets the pain signal, so the pain is effectively r ...more

How To : Use the Neti pot to help with your sinuses

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use the Neti pot. The Neti pot is the personal hygiene practice in which the nasal cavity is washed to flush out excess mucus and debris from the nose and sinuses. Begin by filling your pot with warm water. Now add a heaping 1/4 tsp ...more

How To : Use the Neti pot to clean your sinuses

Are your sinuses clogged? Are you getting headaches and feel stuffed up? In this video, learn from Joey Buddha how to use a neti pot to clean yoour sinuses. Using a neti pot can be gross, but it's definitely one of the most effective ways to clean your sinuses and remove unwan ...more

How To : Learn about enema equipment

Enemas have been made fun of frequently in pop culture (remember Blink 182's "Enema of the State" CD cover?), but they're very serious and useful treatments in the medical world. Whether you need to treat constipation, encopresis, or need a colon cleanse, enemas help get rid o ...more

How To : Hypnotize yourself

Hypnotizing yourself may seem like a magic trick, but is actually a great way to manage your stress or change a habit. Step 1: Find a private, quiet place Find a quiet, relaxing place, free from potential interruptions. Step 2: Use words to feel positive Prepare a word or ...more

How To : Use a Neti pot aka saline sinus wash

Learn how to use a Neti pot, otherwise known as a saline sinus wash to help clear out your nasal passages. This is a homeopathic remedy for sinus problems or any issues you may have with your nose. Take the packet that comes with your Neti pot, and dump it in. Fill the pot to ...more

How To : Relieve menstrual cramps with acupressure

Learn how to relieve menstrual cramps with acupressure. Don't suffer through one more bout of period pain. Instead, try this trick from the ancient Chinese healing art acupressure. You Will Need * Two Hands WARNING: If you feel pain when using acupressure, stop immediately. ...more

How To : Cure a headache with acupressure

Learn how to cure a headache with acupressure. Instead of reaching for a pain pill, massage away a headache using acupressure, the traditional Chinese curative technique of applying pressure to certain points of the body. If you feel pain when using acupressure, stop immediat ...more

How To : Use a neti pot

Use a neti pot daily to prevent sinus infections and promote easy breathing. Check out this Howcast video tutorial on how to use a neti pot. You Will Need * A neti pot Step 1. Purchase a neti pot Step 2. Prepare a saline solution Step 3. Insert spout into nostril Step 4. Po ...more

How To : Perform acupressure on yourself

Learn how to relieve ailments due to exertion with an easy form of acupressure shown in this video. Kurt Johnsen, host of Yoga for Life shares this simple and effective technique to relieve exhaustion. Watch this tutorial and you will be able to practice self acupressure in no ...more

How To : Make a Microwavable Heating Pad

Relieve stress and wrap your aches in warmth by making your own microwavable heating pad. Just gather up these supplies (cloth, needle and thread, uncooked rice, spices/herbs, and essential oils) and follow along with this how-to video. Since this easy crafting project is made ...more

How To : Make an aromatherapy inhaler

Instructor Andrea Butje guides you through assembling and using an essential oil respiratory inhaler. This aromatherapy inhaler is great for travel and convenient relaxation and relief.

How To : Relieve sinus pain with acupressure

Are your sinuses killing you? There are ways to relieve this pain by applying pressue. Learn to apply pressure to points of the body with your thumbs or fingers to relieve sinus pain. You Will Need: • A correct diagnosis • A chair • Fingers • Pressure points • An empty s ...more

How To : Get rid of cramps in 10 Minutes easy and proven

Dale Warner shows us how to get rid of PMS cramps in about 10 minutes. It's an easy, natural, effective and free approach. When it's that time of month, the bloating and cramping can be serious. This solution only takes about 10 minutes to practice. He uses a Jin Shin Jyutsu ...more

How To : Relieve a stuffy nose with acupressure

Learn how to relieve a stuffy nose with acupressure. Got a cold? Breathe easier with a move from the ancient Chinese medicinal technique, acupressure. You Will Need * Two hands WARNING: If you feel pain when using acupressure, stop immediately. Pregnant women should not use ...more

How To : Close Chakra energy in Reiki

This video demonstrates how to end a Reiki session. The video walks you through closing the Chakra and giving the patient Reiki water in order to achieve balance.

How To : Remove Plantar Warts

Plantar warts are non-cancerous growths that can be found on the heel or ball of the foot, and in some cases, even on your fingers. They most often are very painful and are hard to get rid of. Most removing methods can be very painful and uncomfortable. You will need: Apple ...more

How To : Use a Neti pot for beginners

Jack is showing us upon request how to use a Neti Pot. She finds half of an eight of a teaspoon is the amount of salt that she needs. Her neti pot is a little plastic neti pot, but there are many different kinds including ceramic. You want to use non-iodized salt, you do not w ...more

How To : Make herbal capsules with a capsule machine

Mountain Rose Herbs John Gallagher shows us how to make our own quality powdered herb capsules using a machine in this video. You will need three things to do this, your powdered herbs, zero size capsules and a zero size capsule machine. He shows us the parts of the capsule ma ...more

How To : Locate adductor muscles for massage

Watch this guide to the adductor muscles. This video provides professional advice on massaging techniques for the abdominal muscles. After some physical exercise, there's nothing better then a relaxing massage.

How To : Prepare yourself for a detox program

Detoxification is the removal of toxic substances from the body carried out naturally by organs like the liver and kidneys. However, you can aid these systems by cutting down on the toxins you ingest, and eating healthier foods for a short period of time. Before you get starte ...more

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