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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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 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 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: 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: 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: Treat ADHD without drugs and with neurotherapy

When your child is diagnosed with ADHD, reluctantly, drug therapy is often recommended for treatment. Neurotherapy is one such drug free alternative. Video games controlled by brain waves are used to condition the brain to behave with a normal function and allow the patient to be more in control. Treat ADHD without drugs and with neurotherapy.

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: 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 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 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: 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...