Foot Bath Recipes

Foot baths are really easy to prepare and beneficial for simply relaxing or for helping all kinds of problems. You can use a foot bath machine or simply a large bowl and add water, a few ingredients from the kitchen and/or aromatherapy to aid your feet. Below you will find a few suggestions for different recipes to work on various foot ailments.

Ginger foot bath

Good for cleansing the feet, it can help clear up infections and fungal conditions like athlete’s foot.

• 1 small onion
• 1 clove of garlic
• 1 inch piece of fresh ginger root
• 3 liters of hot water
• 1 once of dried sage
• 1 once of dried rosemary
• 20 drops of tea tree essential oil

1. Chop onion and garlic finely. Grate the ginger root. Heat water in a large sauce pan and add the onion, garlic and ginger. Let simmer gently for 5 minutes.
2. Remove from the heat and allow to infuse for 10 minutes. Stain the liquid into a foot bath and let cool for about 4 minutes. Add the tee tree oil to the foot bath.
3. Soak your feet in the bath for about 20 minutes with a towel over your feet and the bowl. This will keep the heat. Then pat your feet dry, taking care to dry thoroughly between your toes.

Peppermint lavender foot soak

Good for soothing aches, removing odours, and softening skin.

• ½ a cup of Epson salts
• 5 drops of peppermint oil
• 3 drops of tea tree oil
• 3 drops of lavender oil

Put all the ingredients to a foot bath filled with hot water. Soak feet for 10-15 minutes. Dry properly and moisturize.

Honey foot soak

Good for soothing feet it is antiseptic as well as relaxing.

• 1 cup of honey
• 1 gallon of warm water

Mix the honey to the warm water in a foot bath. Soak for 10-15 minutes.


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~ by 1bizzybee on February 8, 2010.

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