People often complain that their feet are tired and hurting.
This isn’t surprising, when you think about the amount of walking and abuse our feet get on a daily basis.
Although our feet may not appear as though they need attention, they require just as much tender loving care as our hands.
Fortunately there are some wonderful treatments, that help to refresh tired, aching feet.
Below are our favourite homemade foot scrub recipes.
The perfect antidote for sore, tired feet at the end of a busy day.
Homemade Foot Scrub
Winter Warmer Foot Spa
This is a fabulous detox foot spa treatment, it is great for getting the circulation going during those cold, winter months.
Once the ingredients have been added together, this formula should be used immediately,
Before the healing essential oils have a chance to evaporate.
2 Tbsp Dried peppermint leaves
2 Cups warm water
5 Dps Eucalyptus essential Oil
This is a lovely warming and stimulating treatment, helping to open up the pores on the feet and eliminate toxins.
Soak the feet for 15 minutes,
Once dried, why not apply the wonderful moisturising formula below.
Cocoa Butter and Calendula Rub
A deeply nourishing body butter moisturiser, to compliment your homemade foot scrub, the perfect treat for cracked dry feet.
- 2 Tbs Cocoa butter
- 2 Tsp Calendula officinailis tincture
- 2 Tbsp Calendula petals
- 1 Tbsp Chamomile flowers
Mix in the tincture and add the flowers and mix everything together, gently massage into the feet.
Herbal Deodorising Foot Spa
Some herbs are really deodorising, such as Basil, Bay leaves, Eucalyptus, Lemon Balm, Spearmint and Thyme.
These are great ingredients for a foot powder; Apply after using your homemade foot scrub.
2 Tbsp Dried lemon zest
3 Tsp Dried lavender
2 Tsp Dried peppermint leaves
2 Tsp Dried rosemary leaves
2 Tsp Dried sage leaves
Add the ingredients to the foot spa, letting the herbs infuse for at least 15 minutes and then soak for 10 minutes.
The really nice thing about these simple recipes, is that you can easily recreate your own foot spa, without having to leave the comfort of your own home.