Modern lifestyle is taking a toll on our overall health, and we are starting to experiencing numerous health benefits. Among the most affected body parts are our feet, because of the fact that they are constantly exposed to the pressure of the weight of our body.
High heels and uncomfortable shoes only contribute to this problem, and aggravate their condition, as millions of women are tired and in a bad mood as a result. This is an issue that can lead to cracked heels, fungal infections and varicose veins.
But there is a natural way in which you can relax your feet. After a hard day, you can enjoy a warm foot soak, which will eliminate the bad smell, calm your feet and kill the fungi and the bacteria. In this article, we are going to show you a simple foot bath, which will relax your feet, and it is made by adding Epsom salt and olive oil.
- Epsom salt
- Peppermint essential oil
- Olive oil
- Mint tea
- Lemon juice
- A bowl of hot water
How to prepare it:
Take a bowl and then fill it with hot water, and then add all the ingredients, and soak your feet in this mixture for 15 minutes. Then, rinse them with water, and in the end, remove the dead skin cells from the surface of your feet using a pumice stone. This foot bath offers the following benefits:
It reduces stress
Epsom salt baths are one of the most effective stress-relieving methods. This salt is packed with magnesium, which can support your overall health and it can also effectively lower your stress levels.
It is a universal detoxification method
Foot baths will completely cleanse your body of toxins and it will also support your overall health.
Relaxes your mind
Reflexology is an ancient alternative medicine approach, that can treat numerous health conditions and problems, by stimulating some reflex points on the feet. According to this approach, there are a couple of nerves that are located on the feet, so foot baths of this type will target these nerves, which will provide relief.