Foot Bath Recipes

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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.

Ingredient

  • 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

Instructions

  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.

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  1. 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.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of honey
  • 1 gallon of warm water

Instructions

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

Foot scrub recipes

Foot scrubs are good for getting rid of dry skin and softening the epidermis allowing the moisturizer to penetrate and have more of an impact. By getting rid of the dead skin cells the moisturizer can access directly the skin that is still alive leaving your feet feeling softer.

Ginger Orange Cayenne Warming Foot Scrub

Good for activating the circulation in the feet.

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup of sugar (white or brown)
  • ¼ cup of sweet almond oil
  • 6 drops of orange essential oil
  • 1 drop of ginger essential oil
  • 1 teaspoon of powdered cayenne pepper

Instructions

  1. In a bowl mix together the almond oil sugar and essential oil. Finish by adding the cayenne pepper and stir really well.

Directions

Scoop some of the mixture into your hands and start massaging, scrubbing, rubing one foot with it. This can be done in the tub, over a foot bath or towel to avoid a mess. Be sure to concentrate mostly on the rough spots. Repeat on other foot. The clean of the product really, dry feet and moisturize.

Peppermint Foot Scrub with Lavender

Good for soothing and calming the feet.

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cup of sea salts
  • ¼ cup of sweet almond oil
  • 2 drops of peppermint essential oil
  • 3 drops of lavender essential oil

Instructions

  1. Mix all the ingredients into a bowl and stir the content until all the ingredients are well mixed.

Directions:

Scoop some of the mixture into your hands and start massaging, scrubbing, rubing one foot with it. This can be done in the tub, over a foot bath or towel to avoid a mess. Be sure to concentrate mostly on the rough spots. Repeat on other foot. The clean of the product really, dry feet and moisturize.

Rosemary Mint Foot Scrub

Good for refreshing tired feet. In addition, this recipe makes a good amount and can be stored in a jar for future use.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups white sugar
  • ¼ cup of glycerine
  • ¾ cups of sunflower oil
  • 2 drops of peppermint essential oil
  • 2 drops of spearmint essential oil
  • 2 drops of rosemary essential oil

Instructions

  1. Mix all the ingredients into a bowl and stir the content until all the ingredients are well mixed.

Directions

Scoop some of the mixture into your hands and start massaging, scrubbing, rubing one foot with it. This can be done in the tub, over a foot bath or towel to avoid a mess. Be sure to concentrate mostly on the rough spots. Repeat on other foot. The clean of the product really, dry feet and moisturize.

Brown Sugar Foot Scrub

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of ground oats (can be done with a coffee grinder or food processor)
  • 2 tablespoons of aloe vera gel
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 1 teaspoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon of sweet almond oil ( can be substituted for olive oil)

Instructions

  1. Mix all the ingredients into a bowl and stir the content until all the ingredients are well mixed.

Directions

Scoop some of the mixture into your hands and start massaging, scrubbing, rubbing one foot with it. This can be done in the tub, over a foot bath or towel to avoid a mess. Be sure to concentrate mostly on the rough spots. Repeat on other foot. The clean with the product, dry feet and moisturize.

Coffee Foot Scrub

Good for tired feet.

Ingredient

  • 4 tablespoons of ground coffee
  • 3 tablespoons of cornmeal or ground oatmeal
  • 3 tablespoons of sea salt or Epsom salt
  • 3 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 2 drops of peppermint

Instructions

  1. Mix all the ingredients into a bowl and stir the content until all the ingredients are well mixed.

Directions

Scoop some of the mixture into your hands and start massaging, scrubbing, rubing one foot with it. This can be done in the tub, over a foot bath or towel to avoid a mess. Be sure to concentrate mostly on the rough spots. Repeat on other foot. Clean with the product, dry feet and moisturize.

Enjoy!!!!

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2 Responses to Foot Bath Recipes

  1. donika says:

    it helped me very much. Keep on with the good work.

  2. Petrece says:

    love all the information they are great fro all personal uses.

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