Cracked heels are unpleasant appearance, and if are untreated can lead to fungal infections, pain or various veins. On other hand their look is quite ugly and uncomfortable.
There is natural solutions for cracked heels which can be very helpful. Foot soak in one of them. Foot soaks can relax your legs and eliminate the odor, while also destroying the bacteria and fungi which might cause problems.
Adding sea salt to the bath is even more beneficial – the salt will tone your feet and raise your iodine levels as well.
Below is presented recipe for foot soak with olive oil and Epsom salt which will relax your feet in the evening and relieve the pain.
Peppermint essential oil
A bowl of hot water
All you have to do is to add the ingredients in a bowl of hot water and mix everything well, then soak your feet in it for 15 minutes and rinse with water in the end.
We also recommend scrubbing your feet with a pumice stone afterwards to remove all the dead skin cells from the surface.
The soak offers numerous benefits:
– Reduces your stress levels
Epsom salt baths is great way for relieving stress.
This type of salt is rich in magnesium, a mineral that can reduce stress and plays a part in numerous important body functions.
– Relaxes your mind
Reflexology is an ancient alternative medicine approach which relies on treating certain health problems by stimulating reflex points on the feet.
The pressure points are found on different spots on the feet which have a large amount of nerves, and foot baths will work directly on them.
– A universal detox method
Foot baths can extract all the toxins out of your body and improve your overall health.