5 healing dedicated foot baths (plus homemade ointment with calendula)
Medicinal herbs can be an adjunct therapy and help against many diseases but are not a substitute for medical therapy. Before immersing your feet (especially feet with injuries, scratches, cuts, etc.) in warm (not hot) water, be sure to consult a doctor.
- Bath with beneficial sage – mix equal amounts of sage, rosemary and chamomile. Pour about 4 to 5 tablespoons of the mixture with a liter of boiling water. Add chilled tea to a warm bath. Keep your feet for 20 to 30 minutes in the evening before bed.
- Bath against fungal infections of the feet-mix equal amounts of marshmallow, sage and wounded. Pour about 4 to 5 tablespoons of raw materials with a liter of boiling water. Add chilled tea to a warm bath. Keep your feet for 20 to 30 minutes in the evening before bed.
- Bath with flax seeds for better circulation-circulation can be enhanced if you keep your feet in the bath with flaxseed tea for 10 to 15 minutes. Pour two tablespoons of seeds with a liter of water and after an hour add to the bath.
- Bath for tired feet after a long walk (or hard work) – in 3 liters of water add a handful of linden flowers and mint. For tired legs, it is good to pour 100 grams of dry mint with warm water. After the tea has cooled, add it to the bath.
- Foot regeneration bath with buckthorn – this bath is good if you notice cracks on the skin of the feet. Pour two tablespoons of chopped herbs with a liter of boiling water. Add the chilled tea to the warm water. Soak your feet in the bath for up to half an hour.
- Homemade ointment with calendula, a plant that protects and nourishes the feet – in the morning and in the evening you can apply homemade ointment with calendula if you do not have open wounds on your feet. Stir about 300 grams of fresh marigold flowers over low heat for an hour with a liter of lard. leave overnight. In the morning, heat and strain. Wash your feet with warm water before each application.