The modern way of life is a cause for many different health issues nowadays. The most affected part of our body is definitely our feet. This is because they are under pressure all the time.
Wearing high heels and other shoes that are uncomfortable do not aid to solve the problem as well. So, in return, we get cracked heels, varicose veins, and fungal infections. However, we are here to tell you that you can solve this problem easily and in a natural way. The treatment we will show you is the best natural one to do after a hard day.
We are talking about a foot soak that will help you eliminate fungi, bacteria, bad odor and it can calm the feet as well. The treatment will just do wonders for your feet.
- Hot water
- Peppermint essential tea
- Mint tea
- Epsom salt
- Lemon juice
- Olive oil
First, fill one bowl with hot water and then add all the ingredients in it and soak your feet for 15 minutes. When you finish, wash your feet with clean water. You can get rid of your dead skin as well just by using a pumice stone.
Health Benefits of the Soak
Reflexology is an old alternative medicine approach which can treat different health problems by stimulating some points on your feet. You can target your nerves on the feet with the feet baths.
Epsom salt can decrease stress in your body. The salt contains magnesium which is perfect for your health and it can reduce stress as well.
You can also get rid of toxins and improve your health too.
You can use the following homemade foot soak to treat swollen and sore feet.
- 25 droplet – peppermint essential oil
- A cup of Epsom salt
- 2 cups of baking soda
Put all of the ingredients one big bowl or jar and stir them well so that they dissolve completely. Then, transfer in an airtight container. You can take a foot bath or a plastic dish if you want to soak your feel and you should fill it with hot water.
When done, add 1/4 cup of the resulting mixture in some water and soak your feet inside for 20 minutes. Then, wash them and dry them and make sure to use a good moisturizer.
Do this once a week!