Friday, September 2, 2016
Relaxing Foot Soak
This soak will soften your skin, remove toxins and add much needed minerals to your body.
The best 15 minutes at home that will feel like you are at the spa!
Make this soak for yourself or give it as a gift.
1 cup of sea salt
1 cup of Epsom salt
2 cups of Baking Soda
12 – 15 drops of your favorite Essential Oil(s)
In a large bowl, mix sea salt, baking soda and epson salt. Add drops of your choice of oil(s) all over the mixture and whisk using a spoon until well blended. Store in a tight glass container.
When ready to use, just add 1/4 cup onto hot water and soak your feet for 15 minutes before going to bed.
Tips: You can use any combination of oils. Add marbles at the bottom of your tub for a foot massage.
Lavender has relaxing properties and is also known for its anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antidepressant, antiseptic, antibacterial and antimicrobial properties. It also has antispasmodic, analgesic, detoxifying, hypotensive and sedative effects
Peppermint gives a cooling sensation and has a calming effect on the body, which can relieve sore muscles when used topically. It also has antimicrobial properties and soothe digestive issues
Eucalyptus has anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, decongestant, deodorant, antiseptic, antibacterial, stimulating, and other medicinal qualities
Lemon has stimulating, calming, carminative, anti-infection, astringent, detoxifying, antiseptic, disinfectant, sleep inducing, and anti fungal properties
Orange can be attributed to its properties as an anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, antispasmodic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, carminative, diuretic, tonic, sedative and cholagogue substance