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.

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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 want iodine although she does not know why. She then puts the neti pot in her nose, and lets the water run in her nose and out her opposite nostril. You would want to use a full neti pot for each side. Neti pots can be us...

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: 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: 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: Cope with menopause naturally

Learn how to ease the discomfort from menopause with this tutorial. Amanda McQuade Crawford, medicinal herbalist and host of What a Relief!, offers safe, herbal treatments for menopause. Watch this how to video and you will know what foods to avoid and what foods to take in during menopause.

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: Easily tape an ankle

This video shows how to wrap an ankle with athletic tape. First he sprays a little spray adhesive on the ankle and sticks a couple thin pads on places that are prone to blistering. He then wraps the foot and entire ankle with a prewrap to protect the skin and cover the hair so that the tape won't irritate the skin. Then he begins by taping two anchors around the top of the ankle, and putting a piece of tape down the side from the anchors, under the heel, and up the other side like a stirrup, ...

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: 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 ...