Hot Home Remedies How-Tos

How To: Cure jock itch

Jock itch is one of the unpleasant physical side effects of manhood, and dealing with it properly will make your life much more enjoyable. Watch this video for tips on identifying and curing crotch rot so you can live an active life without fear of embarrassing and uncomfortable crotch itching.

How To: Cure a headache using peppermint oil

If you've ever woken up with a hang over or have just gotten a headache, you know that it can be pretty annoying and just waiting for it to go away can be the most painful of them all. But in this video you will learn a simple home remedy that you can use: peppermint oil.

How To: Deal with heart palpitations

Heart palpitations can be a serious problem if it's not monitored properly. If you're starting to get more and more heart palpitations, or if you've been experiencing them recently, it might be a good idea to watch this video. In it, you will learn what signs to watch out for before going to the doctors, as well as tips and various techniques that you can use to calm them down and keep them to a low frequency.

How To: Treat common sprains and strains

Athletes often suffer mild wrist sprains, ankle twists or muscle strains whlie playing sports. Many minor injuries can be treated at home. Learn how to recognize the symptoms, such as sore muscles or bruising, and use these tips to easily and quickly treat them.

How To: Get better sleep as you age

Older adults may sometimes have more difficulties sleeping as they grow into their mature years. Follow these tips to get good, healthy sleep at any age! Create a calm, peaceful environment so your bedroom can become a great place to get well needed rest.

How To: Recover your voice

Singing too much? Had a bad fight? Your voice is trashed right? How do you get it back into tip top shape? This video will give you all of the hot tips and tricks on getting your body to heal more quickly and get you back into fighting shape!

How To: Sleep at night without pills and with healthy lifestyle daily routines

Lack of sleep is an epidemic in this country… throughout the world really… and a lot of people think that a pill will solve their restless nights, and that that's the best thing they can do. But there are a number of lifestyle measures that you can take and starting them early in the day is the key to a good night's sleep. It's important to stay on a schedule, eat healthy, exercise and ease into your night's sleep. Check out all the tips in this Woman's Day Magazine video!

How To: Get water out of your ear

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to get water of their ear. The materials required for this task are a towel and rubbing alcohol. Begin by laying out the towel on a table. Then place the head on the towel and cover part of the towel over the face. Have another person pour the alcohol into the bottle's lid and then pour it into the patient's ear. Now move the ear and wait for several seconds. Then turn the head over. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy swimming, and would ...

How To: Prevent beach sand sickness

In this tutorial, we learn how to prevent beach sand sickness. Sand has a ton of bacteria in it and can cause illness in your body right away. It will get on your hands, then when your hands go to your mouth, you will become sick. Don't bury yourself in sand, you are much more likely to have diarrhea after this occurs. Don't avoid the beach, just make sure you don't eat food after touching the sand. Keep hand sanitizer with you and wash your hands or take a shower after you get home from the ...

How To: Trick your nose into sneezing

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make themselves sneeze. Users will just need a cotton swab. This trick is very easy, fast and simple to do. Carefully insert the cotton swab in one of your nostrils. Then gently move the cotton swab around in your nasal passageway. Continue doing this until you are able to sneeze. This video provides a demonstration for viewers to easily follow along. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy faking and tricking others, and would like to lear...

How To: Wash your hands the correct way

In this tutorial, we learn how to wash your hands the correct way. First, let the water run for a few seconds until it gets hot or warm. After it's done warming up, run your hands through the water, make sure to get your wrists wet as well. Next, apply a quarter sized amount to your hands and scrub through your fingers as well as underneath your fingernails and around your wrists. When you are finished scrubbing, rinse your hands with the warm water and then pat dry with a towel. If you are i...

How To: Cleanse toxins from your body

In order to cleanse your body of toxins, you first need to determine the types of toxins you've been exposed to. This can be done with blood screening or urinalysis or liver function tests. If the liver isn't functioning properly, then there will need to be some steps taken or the benefits of cleansing won't last very long.

How To: Cure bronchitis & heartburn with a home remedy

In this Diet & Health video tutorial you will learn how to cure bronchitis & heartburn with a home remedy. Jane tells you about 2 home remedy tricks that are all natural. To neutralize the acid in the stomach, all you need is baking soda. Take 1/2 a tea spoon of baking soda, add a little bit of lemon and water and drink it. Do this about one hour before or after the meals. To cure bronchitis, take the skin of two ripe eggfruits, put it in a quart of water and let it simmer over heat for about...

How To: Treat poison ivy

In this video, we learn how to treat poison ivy. This is for when you are at home and cannot see a doctor right away. First, if you notice that you are itchy and see small bumps, apply soap on the area and let it dry on the skin. This will dry the area if you treat it early enough right when you get it. If it's past that stage, applying calamine lotion and letting it dry out is a great way to treat it. Don't apply any other moisturizers, or it will spread out the rash. If it's in a stage wors...

How To: Treat psoriasis

Almost 125 million people worldwide suffer from what is known as psoriasis, the skin disease that's marked by red, itchy, and scaly patches that are hurtful, if not visually god-awful. There can be a little hope though for psoriasis sufferers. Though you can treat and control psoriasis, characterized by dry scaly patches of skin, the progress is often erratic and cyclical, so be patient and consistent in executing these steps.

How To: Eat a breakfast that will lower your blood pressure

In this tutorial, we are shown what type of breakfast will help lower blood pressure. If you have lower blood pressure, you will reduce your risk of stroke and improve your overall health. If you start your day with a cereal of whole grains, you can add in a banana to mix in even more nutrition. After this, you can add in fat free milk and berries to have the most nutritious cereal that is not only healthy and filled with vitamins, it also has extremely low cholesterol and can help lower your...

How To: Make a cough syrup with apple cider and vinegar

There are many remedies out there that claim to be the one solution to treating a cough. Although many of them have worked, there's not one solid solution for it, so people tend to try what best works for them. If you have a cough and are looking for a way to get rid of it, this tutorial may be of some assistance. In the video you'll find out what ingredients it takes to make a cough syrup that features apple cider and vinegar. So good luck and hope you feel better!

How To: Make a home made cough syrup

Although this is not highly recommended, but it still works, you can make your own homemade cough syrup using a few simple ingredients. This is helpful for anyone who is feeling sick and wants to get better in a short amount of time. So, good luck and enjoy!

How To: Use acupressure points on the legs to induce labor

Acupressure is a method of massage that some say can help relax and even heal certain parts of the body. In this case, help induce labor. There are many areas of the body that supposedly help this process, but this video tutorial will show you different areas of the legs and where to apply the most pressure in order to help a preganant woman lose a whole lot of weight. And by weight, a baby. Enjoy!

How To: Use acupressure to induce labor with the shoulder/back

There are many different methods that are used to help induce labor. Some work and others don't. One of the hit and miss methods is acupressure. The acupressure points along the back and near the shoulders are great targets for helping induce labor. They are also just great point for helping relax someone who may be pregnant when they are having the baby or just had the baby. So if you're interested in using a home remedie to help induce labor,this video is for you. Sit back and enjoy!

How To: Lower your cholesterol naturally without medication

Cholesterol is an important aspect of health that people need to be aware of and watch. Not doing so can result in major damages to your health and can seriously end your life. One of the main ways to lower cholesterol is by taking medication. But there are other ways as well. In this tutorial, find out those other ways to lower your cholesterol without the need of medication. Enjoy!

How To: Get rid of a soar throat with a home remedy

Sore throats are terrible, aren't they? You can't talk, you can't swallow and even eating your favorite comfort foods is painful. If you are looking for an all natural way to clear up that scratchy throat fast, check out this tutorial. In it, you will learn a very simple home remedy than anyone can do. You will need to take this elixer once a day, around bedtime. Get well soon!

How To: Reduce constipation

Are you feeling bloated and stopped up inside? It's totally natural to have occasional bouts of constipation. In this tutorial, learn how to do a few home remedies and reduce the stress in your tummy. By minding some of these tips and advice, you may be able to help yourself feel better and finally get the relief you need.

How To: Get rid of a painful sty on your eyelid

In this video Debbie Witter gives tips on how to get rid of a stye. A stye is a painful little pimple on your eyelid that comes from a bacteria called staphylococcal, which is found in the nose. Children get styes often because they pick their noses and then rub their eyes. Frequent hand washing is the best way to keep from getting a stye. Other possible causes are a clogged pore or ingrown hair.

How To: Check yourself for breast cancer

This video is a film that was made to educate women in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Middle East in general to get them to think about the subject of breast cancer and how to check yourself for signs of breast cancer. This is a highly senstive and taboo subject in that part of the world. While we can't prevent breast cancer, we can detect it. Women no longer have to lose their breast if it is detected early. We see women in the UAE discussing breast cancer and how their culture has t...

How To: Cure acne with a homemade mask

Take care of that acne without any expensive products that dry you out. This proven method only requires three ingredients: Oatmeal, honey and bioyogurt. This all natural remedy is all you need to have beautiful, clear skin again. This video will show you how make a natural homemade acne mask.

How To: Get rid of a runny nose without medicines

The University of Michigan teaches you how to use nasal irrigation to get rid of common nasal sinus symptoms without reaching for those over the counter medications. The best part of nasal irrigation is that it handles conditions that medication cannot - such as post nasal drip and the common "stuffy nose". This can work for most allergies, even if you are already on medication. Water used for nasal irrigation should be luke warm and should contain about a quarter teaspoon of salt into an 8 o...

How To: Treat a sore throat naturally, at home

In this tutorial, we learn how to treat a sore throat naturally. To do this, you will need: lemons, honey and water. First, cut your lemons in half then squeeze it into a coffee cup. Now, add a spoonful of honey to the cup followed by a glass of warm water. Mix this together until everything is well incorporated. Sip on this mixture until the entire thing is gone. These natural ingredients will help your throat feel better and help speed up the recovery process for your illness. Make sure to ...

How To: Treat hemorrhoids

ClickHelps demonstrates how to treat hemorrhoids with home remedies. Hemorrhoids are swelling and inflammation of the veins in the rectum or anus. First, sit in a bathtub full of three or four inches of warm water. Keep your knees raised. The warm water will soothe the pain while increasing the blood flow to the area. And increased blood flow will help shrink swollen veins. Repeat this technique several times a day. Keep the anal dry and clean while avoiding using harsh toilet paper. Gently w...

How To: Reduce cold sores (herpes simplex)

This video shows you how to reduce cold sores caused by the herpes simplex virus. You will see small blisters, or cold sores, on your lips. Most people are infected with this virus as children. It can recur at any point later in life. This is type one. There is a second type called type two, and this causes blisters in the genital area. The first symptoms come with in two or three weeks of first contact. The blisters usually last for seven to ten days and will subside on their own. Topical me...

How To: Boost your immune system naturally

Especially in winter time, your immune system can go on a roller coaster ride. In this tutorial, learn how to boost your immune system naturally and up your defenses against things like colds and the flu. In this episode of Ask Amy, Amy takes you through your local supermarket and shows you the right things to eat and drink to build immunity. Follow these tips and fly through next flu season like a breeze.