Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Comedy is hard, but teaching comedy to children is hilariously difficult. Kevin Nealon is giving the challenge to some world-famous comedians. As these young minds meet with comedy’s best, get ready to learn some valuable comedy lessons, and to laugh!
James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Executive produced by Zoe Saldana (who will be the subject of one episode), a celebrity travels back to their hometown to pay tribute to the one person from their past (before they were famous) who helped change their life by giving them an over-the-top, heart-felt surprise.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
Go behind the scenes with some of the biggest digital celebrities to see what life is like when the blogging and tweeting stops.
Digital influencer Justine Ezarik (iJustine) is back. After covering the world of wearable tech last season, iJustine is expanding her coverage this year by profiling the hottest tech trends across the country.
Documentary shorts conceived of and directed by famous actors. Jeff Garlin, Katie Holmes, Alia Shawkat, Judy Greer, and James Purefoy
A 12 episode documentary series following 5 startup companies competing in the 2013 San Francisco TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield as they fine tune their products and eventually present in front of a panel of judges in hopes of winning $50,000 in funding.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
Herbal tutorials, in this video's tutorial you will learn how to use teasel root to cure Lyme disease
Tags:How to Use Teasel Root to Cure Lyme Disease,alternative medicines,cure lyme disease,guide to herbal health,herbal healing,herbal health,herbal medicines,natural medicines,teasel root,use teasel root,wisewomantradition
Grab video code:
These are the overwintered seed-heads of teasel. You can see that it's a very thorny plant. It's a biennial, it takes two years to achieve its full growth. It's very unusual, because the leaves make these little saucers, and you can see that it holds the water there, and it has this thorns on the stalk.
This is Dipsacus, and it's a biennial plant. So this is the first year of its growth, and this is what it looks like in the -- this is the second year coming up to flower, and the first year plants are down low, and this is what it looked like last year when it was flowering.
So these plants that are coming up to flower are little too old, because what we want to harvest is the root of the first year plant. We make a tincture of that. There is few herbalists, one of my past apprentices, Lady Barbara, who has had Lyme disease five times, and she says that the tincture of teasel root has been the primary herbal ally that has gotten her over that Lyme disease. And also my friend Mathew Wood says that teasel root, in his experience, is the herb that is most supportive for helping people who have Lyme disease to move through their problem.
Teasel is not a very common plant. You are going to have to look hard to find teasel. Even in areas where it grows, it grows in small patches like this. The next patch that I know is about 25 miles away from here. But keep your eyes open. If you are somebody who is dealing with Lyme disease or suffering from Lyme disease, teasel root tincture harvested from the first year plant, not these big tall ones, but the small ones, might be the ally you are looking for.