Our feet are important, they get us up and around, and as a result they can often get beat up. While we may be keen to just hide our embarrassing foot problems, there are actually several easy and painless ways to address a variety of foot problems. Here’s our list of natural treatments for disgusting feet problems.

Tea Tree Oil

According to Global Health Center, tea tree oil can help to destroy the fungus that leads to athlete's foot. Adding a few drops to a foot bath and allowing your feet to soak may be enough to destroy the fungus.

Himalayan Salt

In addition, the website also recommends a mixture of Himalayan Crystal salt and ½ cup apple cider vinegar solution mixed with some warm water to help treat athlete's foot.

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Apple Cider Vinegar

Vinegar can also be used to treat cracked feet, as the acid in vinegar helps soften the skin which in turn makes exfoliation easier, Top 10 Home Remedies reported. You can add apple cider vinegar with coarse rice flour and raw honey to make a homemade foot scrub.


Lemon juice has a very mild natural acidic property that can help get rid of dead and dry skin cells from your feet. It will also make your skin soft and beautiful. You can do this by adding some lemon juice to warm water and allowing your feet to soak in it. In addition, you can also add some lemon juice to petroleum jelly and apply to dry cracked heels directly.


Borax, also known as sodium borate, sodium tetraborate, or disodium tetraborate works as a disinfectant that also kills bacteria and can help eliminate foot odor. You can either make it into a spray for the insides of your shoes, or apply the powder directly to your shoes before putting them on.

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