Natural foot care is essential to healthy feet. There are many chemical laden products out there that cure athletes foot and other foot issues. Natural foot care can cure those same issues without the use of harmful chemicals. Athletes foot is something we normally would turn to commercial products for. How nice to know there are natural athletes foot care products. It is even possible to cure nail fungus with a natural solution. There are many natural products with anti-fungal properties.
Tea tree oil is not surprisingly the base for many natural foot care products.
Tea tree oil has been used to cure foot fungus for many years. Try this natural foot care ointment to ease the itch and kill fungus on feet and under nails. The ointment keeps for a few weeks in a closed jar.
Combine 3 tablespoons of olive oil with 50 drops of tea tree oil and 1/3 ounce of beeswax and heat until melted. This can be done in a microwave but the mixture must be carefully watched so as not to burn. Pour the natural athletes foot ointment into a small jar with a lid. Take care not to spill on the skin as it will burn. Use when cool.
Thyme and Eucalyptus are two other natural ingredients that will make excellent natural athletes foot care products. Combine 2 tablespoons each of dried thyme, eucalyptus, and lavender. Put the herbs in cheesecloth and tie with string. Make a tea using a cup of water. Soak a cloth in the tea and apply directly to feet.
Corns can be a real foot care issue for people who are on their feet all day. There are several natural foot care solutions for corns. Once again tea tree oil comes into play with this simple natural foot care solution. Just combine one drop of tea tree oil with one drop of olive oil and apply to the corn daily until the corn vanishes.
Salicylic Acid is the ingredient most used for wart and corn removal. The surprising natural source for this foot care product is aspirin. Make a natural foot care paste using 4-5 regular aspirin (not the chewable), ½ tsp. of lemon juice and a little water. This natural paste for foot care will soften and remove warts, corns, and calluses if applied daily for several days.
Those tootsies get mighty tired at the end of a long hard work day.
How about a soothing natural foot care spray to make them sing again? Mix 3 tablespoons of witch hazel, ¼ tsp. of glycerin and 10 drops of peppermint extract in a small 2 oz. spray bottle and fill with distilled water. Shake to mix. Spray for refreshing natural foot care.
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