Since the summer is near. You probably already make plans how to spend the sunny days. You may go to the beach or to the mountains. However, as much as we like summer because of the good warm weather, we don’t like it when it’s too hot outside.
We all face the same problem: the sweating. And mostly the sweating of our feet. It doesn’t matter if you are wearing socks and sneakers, or simply flip-flops, the feet are constantly wet. That makes you the ideal target for many fungal infections such as athlete’s foot or warts.
If you are among those who have been dealing with these problems, we have found a cure for you – you just need to soak your feet in an amazing elixir – the apple cider vinegar.
APPLE CIDER VINEGAR
It has numerous uses in your body and in the house. The ACV is known for its amazing antibacterial, antifungal as well as antiviral properties. That is the reason why it has the ability to treat dandruff, allergies, candida and body odor.
Usually, we overlook the issues such as sweaty feet, as we cannot see them, which is not the case with dandruff. However, detoxing the feet occasionally will help you a lot, and it will be very quick and simple.
Here are some ACV baths:
USE IT FOR ACHY AND TIRED FEET
Those who have tried a foot bath know how relaxing that can be for the feet, after you have been all day in shoes. You can make your own foot bath at your how. Combine a cup of ACV, a cup of Epsom salt and one cup of sea salt in hot water. If you want, to can also add half a cup of lavender into the soak, in order to raise the soothing power it has.
USE IT FOR TOENAIL FUNGUS
Its potent anti-fungal abilities are perfect for treating toenail fungus. You just need to soak your toes in one part apple cider vinegar and two parts water for about 15 minutes a day.
USE IT FOT SOAK FOR ATHLETE’S FOOT
Mix same amount of warm water and ACV in some basin to relieve athlete’s foot. Soak your feet in it for around 10-15 minutes. Do this detox treatment every day for a period of 10 days and you will definitely notice the difference.
USE IT FOR SMELLY FEET
Ti get rid of smelly feet you should do a detox to your feet by soaking them into a foot basin where you have mixed two parts of water and one part of ACV. You can also add some drop of thyme essential oil into it, as it is very effective in neutralizing the body odor. Soak the feet in it for around 15-20 minutes a day.
In case you cannot find thyme essential oil, use baking soda instead. Baking soda is famous for its possibility to neutralize smells, not just the bodily, but in the fridge, carpet, and the entire home. Add 4 cups of water, 1 and a half cup of soda, and 4 cups of ACV and soak your feet for 15 – 20 min.
USE IT FOR CALLUSES AND WARTS
The acidity of ACV has exfoliating properties which is making it the perfect ingredient for removing calluses and warts. If you want to successfully treat calluses and warts, you can make a foot basin of hot just water and soak the feet in it for around 5 minutes. After that, you need to empty the bowl and add enough apple vinegar to soak the feet. Keep them soaked for around 15 minutes and dry thoroughly after that.
If you want to make a treatment overnight, soak one cotton pad in this vinegar and stick it to the wart with a bandage.
USE IT FOR DRY FEET
For a very effective treatment for dry feet, you need to soak your feet in ACV for a period of 45 minutes. The bath naturally exfoliates your skin and it also helps loosen up the dry areas. After the soak, you should gently scrub the dry areas with a pumice stone and moisturize them. Your feet will become soft and smooth in a very short period!
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