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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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