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Foot Detox DIY For Tired, Aching Feet

The human body is typically exposed to toxins on a daily basis. Our environment, the water we drink, the foods we eat contain a number of toxins. As a result, the organs in our body automatically perform certain processes that aim to eliminate these toxins.

The sad part is that our body tends to accumulate a high level of toxins. It accumulates at a cellular level that may require help in the removal process. The good news is that a number of licensed naturopathic doctors have recommended a variety of detox therapies.

Most of these detox treatments range from skincare to foot soaks. One particular foot soak recipe has the capability to soothe tired and aching feet as well as remove any form of impurities in the skin.

Much like any other DIY, you would need to gather all of the necessary ingredients. For this DIY foot soak, you would need the following key ingredients.

1. Apple Cider Vinegar

Also referred to as ACV, apple cider vinegar is known for its many health benefits. A number of studies have shown how ACV demonstrates a high level of antifungal and antimicrobial properties. This is why ACV is a great addition to your DIY foot soak. It aids in the regulation of the skin’s pH levels. If you are suffering from any foot fungus or foot odor, try adding ACV to your foot soak.

2. Epsom Salt

In the topic of detoxification, Epsom salt is considered the MVP since it possesses features that aid in reducing body aches. This type of salt contains a high level of magnesium resulting in the Epsom salt’s ability to decrease inflammation and pain. Epsom salt also contains oxygen and sulfur, combine this with magnesium and you’ll have an ingredient that stimulates a detox pathway in your body.

Now that you have two of your main foot soak ingredients, the steps to create the actual detox treatment is as easy as pouring warm water into a basin that is large enough to accommodate your feet. Add in your apple cider vinegar and Epsom salt. You can even add in your favorite essential oil to the mixture for a more relaxing effect.

Now all you have to do is to simply soak your feet for about 20 to 30 minutes. The mixture works like a charm and you feet are guaranteed to enjoy the positive effects of this foot detox solution.

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