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How To: Get rid of black circles under your eyes now

GetYourSkinBack discusses the various causes of black circles under the eyes and how to get rid of them. Skin discoloration under the eyes affects almost everyone at one time or another. It can add many years to your appearance, so getting rid of it is extremely important. The main causes are heredity, stress and fatigue, age, allergies, and medical conditions.

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 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 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: Prevent viruses naturally

Learn how you can avoid viruses and getting sick with this how to video. Amanda McQuade Crawford, medicinal herbalist and host of What a Relief! explains what a virus is and how to keep your immune system strong, naturally. Watch this tutorial and you will be healthier in no time.

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: 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 machine so we can follow his instructions. Find a container to put the base of the machine in, pull apart the capsules, putting the bottom part in the bottom of the machine and the top in the top part of the machine, filli...

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 of congestion in the lower intestinal tract.

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: Do polyphasic sleeping

Watch this video tutorial to learn how to do polyphasic sleeping. How often have you said, “If only there were more than 24 hours in a day!” By learning to polyphasic sleep—meaning breaking up a night’s sleep into a series of shorter naps—you can squeeze an extra whole day out of the week.

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: Do EFT

EFT is an alternative healing method designed to bring you strength and change from within. You use simple exercises to relieve pressure in your body and your mind. In this video tutorial, Dr. Phillip Mountrose demonstrates some of the ways EFT can help you.

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...