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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 unwanted snot and mucous from your nasal passages.

How To: Make a sploof that will hide the smell of marijuana smoke

If you like to smoke marijuana in places where you are not permitted to do so, concealing the smoke and smell of the smoke is key. This video will show you how to make a sploof, an ingenious device consisting only of dryer sheets, a paper towel tube, and a rubber band. When you exhale smoke into the device it will cleanse the air of smoke and smell before it comes out the other end, reducing your odds of being caught smoking dramatically.

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 from houshold supplies, you'll save money on buying a heating pad from the store. Follow along with the steps in this video project and enjoy your new therapeutic, homeopathic treat.

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 of finely ground, non-iodized or Neti pot salt. Next, lean over your sink and tilt your head. Put the spout into the nostril and raise the handle of the pot. Do the same for the other nostril. This video will benefit th...

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 reduced or even turned off. Control pain the NLP way.

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 free video guide.

How To: Make an herbal liniment

John Gallagher here explains the process of making herbal liniments. We use Comfrey root (1 ounce) 3/4th ounce of valerian root and ½ ounce calendula flower along with 1/4th teaspoon cayenne pepper and 3/4th ounce of ground cinnamon. Pint of rubbing alcohol or grain alcohol along with pint jar, strainer, cheese cloth and a coffee filter will also be needed. All the herbs in required weights have to be mixed. Pour the rubbing alcohol to fill the jar to the top. Stir it then. Always label your ...

How To: Make herbal lozenges

John Gallagher explains the process of making herbal lozenges in which need slippery elm bark powder and licorice root slices both which sooth the irritation of the throat. You need half a cup of water and two tablespoons of honey along with a small bowl and a dough roller. To cut the dough get a bottle cap and store them in a small metal container. Boil half a cup of water and put licorice according to the number of lozenge required and simmer it on a low flame for 10 minutes. Take 2 tablesp...

How To: Use a Neti pot the right way

To correctly provide nostril to nostril irrigation, first fill the Neti pot with warm water or water a little warmer than body temperature. Mix one level teaspoon of salt into half a liter of water. Taste and spit the water to check the correct salinity. Place the nose cone into the right nostril, twisting it and applying pressure to it to make a seal. Do not move air through the nose. Bend forward from the waist and tip your head to the right so the left nostril is the lowest point of the no...

How To: Use a Neti pot easily

Neti pots can be used to clean out your nose of dust, dirt and allergens and can help reduce swelling of the nasal passages. Stir half a teaspoon of salt in to a cup of warm water. Salt should be kosher salt or sea salt (DO NOT use ordinary table salt). Pour saline solution in the neti pot, then leaning over a bowl or sink place the spout of the neti pot in one nostril. Tilt your head so that your nose is slightly higher than the mouth, then rotate your head so your ear is facing the bowl or ...

How To: Use a Nasopure

The video is of several different people demonstration how to use the Nasopure, a nasal cleansing device. The woman narrating explains the simplicity of the device, which is similar to a soap dispenser, but simply upside down. The device is filled with salt and lukewarm water. Then it is inserted into one nostril, while the tongue is press against the roof of the mouth, it flushes the slat water through the nose, cleansing the nose and then dripping to the floor. It removes irritants, reduces...

How To: Easily use a Neti pot

This video demonstrates how to use a neti pot. This simple device is used to pour warm salt water up one nostril where it can clean out your sinuses and is then drained out the opposite nostril. This is a natural treatment for colds and allergies. You will need a neti pot, warm water, salt, a bowl, tissues and sesame oil. Dissolve the salt in the warm water in the neti pot. Turn your head to the side and pour the water into the top nostril. The water will come out the other nostril. To get th...

How To: Use the Neti pot properly

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use the neti pot. A neti pot is a small pot used for irrigating the nasal passages. This pot looks very similar to a tea pot. To use the pot, fill it with warm water. Lean your head over a sink and put the spout into your nostril. Tilt your head to the opposite side of the pot and slowly pour the water into the nose. The water will come out of the other nostril. This video will benefit those viewers who have nasal problems and would like to learn h...

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 started on a detox diet you need to prepare yourself in a number of ways so let this video show you how! Prepare yourself for a detox program.

How To: Live a long life

Everyone wants to live to join the ranks of the centenarians! By following longevity tips like taking care of your teeth, getting a college education, taking up a sport like golf or swimming, drinking a glass of red wine every day and even marrying a younger woman, you can live to be 100 years old! Not only that, you'll be able to make the best of your long life.

How To: Make A Homemade Medical Remedy For All Abdominal Disorders

Everyone in these days have so many pressures. Either he or she is a working professional or student and these pressures create tension which can cause stomach disorders. As I myself experience very chaotic routines in my life, I've suffered with stomach disorders for ten years of my life. I have tried each and every type of medicine from allopathic to homeopathic and found no results. I lost hope. By chance I discovered something very simple to cure my troubled stomach and since then I have ...

How To: Use a Neti pot with no problems

This video is demonstrating the technique of jala neti by Steve. It is a purification exercise. You will use the unbreakable neti pot in the bathroom to do jala neti. This pot's nozzle properly fit in the nose and the plastic body of the pot can be easily hold. For 200 ml of neti pot put 1/3 of teaspoonful of salt. Don't put more, or otherwise your nose will burn. Fill the water straight from the tap and shake the neti pot properly. Take the neti pot in the right hand if you want to put water...

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 time.