Providing your feet with a detox bath can help to sooth them and provide a detoxification affect. The detoxification process releases metals and toxins that have built up in your body via various things, such as, drinks, air and foods.
There are many different recipes for a detox foot bath, but here is the most common detox foot bath recipe:
What You Need
- 1 cup sea salt
- 1 cup Epsom salt
- 2 cups baking soda
Mix the ingredient above together thoroughly and then put them into a airtight container for future use. When you are ready to take your detox foot bath, fill the basin water up so it is as hot as you can reasonably tolerate. Put ¼ of your detox foot bath mixture into the foot basin. Relax, seated with your feet in the basin for roughly 30 minutes. As soon as you are done with your bath use a foot brush that has natural fibers to brush off your feet. Then rinse your feet with warm water. For extra soften of your foot skin rub some one hundred percent aloe lotion on your feet (Note: DO NOT use any lotions with additives as these are quickly absorbed by your feet. You have now successfully taken a Detox Foot Bath. To get the most amount of benefit out of your detox foot baths take a foot detox bath once a night for a week, then twice a week for 30 days, and then once a week for maintenance.
Here are the ingredients for some other simple detox foot bath recipes you may want to consider mixing together for your next bath:
- Take 1 tbsp. of honey, 1 tbsp. of liquid soap, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, and 2 tablespoons sweet almond oil and mix them together. The hone is an antifungal and antibacterial ingredient for your feet and it also works to moisturize and exfoliate your feet as well. The Almond oil helps to soften your rough foot skin.
- This next recipe is a special tea recipe made specifically for your foot basin. Get one peppermint tea bag, one chamomile tea bag, and 1 cup of Epsom salts. Add all the ingredients to your basin of water and allow the tea bags to steap for approximately 10 minutes. Then take your detox foot bath.
- This last recipe is a relatively simple one. You are just taking one cup of Epsom salts and 2 tablespoons of ginger and putting them directly into your detox foot bath.