This Simple Foot Soak Can Help Detoxify Your Body!
The fast paced lives we all live today make us more susceptible to numerous health problems. Our feet are the first to suffer the pressure of this modern way of life, as we’re constantly on the move and often end the day with sore, swollen feet.
Moreover, we often tend to wear uncomfortable shoes, high heels and tight sneakers which only aggravate the matter even more.
They make our feet hurt, swell and get us tired and in an awful mood. Plus, uncomfortable shoes can often lead to varicose veins, fungal infections and cracked heels.
So what is the solution to this annoying problem? Don’t worry, we’ve got the answer to your feet problems and it’s super easy, simple and cheap.
After a hard day at work your feet deserve some pampering and a foot bath is the best way to pamper your tired feet. But not any kind of foot bath, we’ll tell you how to prepare the most relaxing and soothing foot bath which will help you neutralize the bad smell, eliminate bacteria and calm your feet.
The bath is made from Epsom salts and some other natural ingredients which will ease the pain and make you more relaxed.
How to prepare the foot bath?
Here’s what you’ll need to prepare the bath:
- Lemon juice
- Olive oil
- Epsom salt
- Peppermint essential oil
- Mint tea
- Hot water
Grab a large bowl in which you can soak your feet and fill it with the warmed up water. Then add all of the other ingredients in the water, mix to combine and soak your feet in it. Stay with your feet soaked for about 15-20 minutes and rinse them with water afterwards.
Health benefits of the foot bath
It’s a great way to detox your body, remove all the toxic chemicals and promote your overall health.
An Epsom salt bath is definitely the best way to relax your body at the end of a stressful day. Epsom salts are rich in magnesium which reduces your stress and keeps it at bay.
A foot bath is relaxing and soothing, especially if your feet hurt and ache. Plus, our feet are full of nerve endings and specific points which when stimulated promote overall relaxation.
Swollen Feet Bath
We’ve all had to deal with swollen, sore feet at some point in our lives and we know it can be quite uncomfortable. However, the following foot bath will help you if you ever experience this problem again:
- 1 cup of Epsom salts
- 1 cups of soda bicarbonate
- 25 drops peppermint essential oil
Combine all the ingredients in a big jar and close it with a lid. When your feet get swollen add a quarter cup of this mixture in your warm foot bath and soak your feet in it for about 20 minutes.
Rinse with water afterwards and massage them gently with a moisturizer. Repeat the procedure once or twice a week.