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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 the guideline with lukewarm water. This will create a saline solution once mixed. Stick the end of the Neti pot in your nose, and tilt your head to the side, allowing gravity to send the saline solution trough one nostri...

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: 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: 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: 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: 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 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: 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 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: Practice reiki

In this video series, let our expert show you how to practice reiki. Through Eileen Dey's instruction, you can learn how to change the world around you. Learn how to use reiki symbols and techniques. There are many ways that reiki can impact the world, children, pets, and plants. Also, learn how to enhance your romantic relationship. Eileen also illustrates how to diminish stress and headaches in your life. So, take some time and learn about the fascinating therapy of reiki today!