You will need
- - infusion of chamomile, lime blossom or nettle;
- - sea salt, pine extract, essential oils of pine, eucalyptus or mint;
- mustard powder;
- - chamomile, nettle, pine needles, flax seed;
- - calendula flowers;
- - chamomile tea or aloe Vera;
- - potassium permanganate;
- - potatoes, flax seed.
Contrasting footbaths well relieve tired feet and contribute to hardening, so try to do them regularly. For this procedure, you must lower the legs alternately for 8-10 times in cold (20 degrees) and hot (45 degree) water. In hot water should keep the legs three times longer than in cold. In a hot bath, add chamomile tea, lime blossom or nettle. To reduce feet sweating in a hot bath, add a decoction of oak bark.
Toning baths are used for edema and General fatigue of the feet. Make solution at the rate of 2 tablespoons sea salt (if not, replace sodium chloride) per liter of water. This bath salt, you can add pine extract or a few drops of essential oils of pine, eucalyptus or mint. After cool baths definitely spread legs.
With a cold take a tablespoon of mustard powder, a little dilute it with warm water, and then pour boiling water. Keep your feet in this bath for half an hour, adding a little hot water. After the procedure, carefully wipe the feet and put on wool socks.
With scratches and scuffs brew a tablespoon of calendula flowers liter of boiling water.
With fissures and calluses prepare a soap-soda bath with chamomile extract of two tablespoons of baking soda, the same amount of grated soap, a liter of water and prepared infusions of chamomile or aloe. In 10-20 minutes asprivate corn, then put on it a piece of aloe. When the corn turn white again wet it in soap-soda solution and scrape. This procedure should be done not less than once a week. Remove the corn will be on 6-7th time, depending on its size.
If hit by the legs, try to treat them in a bath of potassium permanganate. Make a pink solution of potassium permanganate, add a pinch of salt and soak feet in it for 20 minutes.
To improve circulation of blood per liter of water take 2 tablespoons of salt and add soaked pine needles spruce.
If cracked heels prepare a decoction of the peel of potatoes and Flaxseed. Add the water and soak your feet for 20-25 minutes.
After every bath dry feet and grease them with a nourishing cream.
Remember that despite the benefits and the seeming harmlessness of the procedure, the foot bath has its contraindications. Not do people who suffer from hypertension, varicose veins, disease of heart and kidneys. Warms baths are forbidden at high temperature.