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Homemade Foot Soak

After a long day of being on my feet all day they need a bit of pampering. Soaking my feet helps to soften them, fight foot odor, and fight fungal diseases. I had been purchasing a well-known brand of eucalyptus and spearmint foot soak, but to save a bit of money I decided to make my own homemade foot soak.

Ingredients for Homemade Foot Soak 

Homemade Foot Soak 

3 cups of Epsom Salt 
1 cup of Baking Soda 
18 drops of Eucalyptus Essential Oil 
10 drops of Spearmint Essential Oil 

Into a clean jar I add Epsom salt and baking soda. I add a lid and shake well to equally mix ingredients. I remove the lid and carefully add the eucalyptus essential oil. I add the lid and shake well to equally distribute the ingredients. I remove the lid and carefully add the spearmint essential oil. I add the lid and shake well to equally distribute the ingredients. Lastly I label the jar.

When I am ready to use the foot soak I get a large plastic container that can house both of my feet comfortably. I use a dish pan I purchased for $1. I add the desired amount of homemade foot soak to the plastic container. I usually add about 1/3 cup. Lastly I fill the container with hot tap water.

Ahhh… What a way to relax after a long day. I hope you enjoy this homemade foot soak as much as I do!

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texas pioneer woman
4/6/2013 11:45:06 AM

Thank you for all your wonderful comments! I will check out your personal blog because I love making homemade formulas! I hope you the weather is cooperating and that you are able to get out and enjoy your garden!


nebraska dave
3/23/2013 1:48:00 PM

Texas Pioneer Woman, The foot soak sounds like just the thing after spending a day on my feet in the garden. Your formula made my list of Homestead formulas on my personal blog page. Have a great foot soaking day.