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Foot odor is a common problem caused when sweat can’t evaporate due to wearing socks and shoes, the bacteria on the skin grows because of the trapped sweat and dead skin cells which produces the unpleasant odor. Luckily, there are natural remedies that exist which can help you get rid of those unwanted smells for good! Here are 5 natural solutions by Natural Cures on YouTube that you can choose from.
Epsom salt neutralizes foot odor, restores balance to your magnesium levels, and fights acidity. For this remedy, simply combine ½ cup of salt and 8 cups of warm water in a large container, then soak your feet in the solution for about 30 minutes. Repeat this process once or twice daily for best results.
Sage and rosemary
These herbs are a natural anti-bacterial and anti-fungal remedy. They are also very helpful in reducing much of your feet’ sweat which is the main cause of foot odor. Combine 1 teaspoon of dry rosemary and 1 teaspoon of dry sage in a large container, then fill it with hot water. Soak your feet in this mixture for about 30 minutes, and do this twice a day.
This contains antiseptic and anti-fungal properties that can help get rid of your foot odor. For this solution, combine ¼ cup of baking soda, 8 cups of hot water, and 1 cup of lemon juice in a large container, then soak your feet in it for about 20 minutes. Wash your feet well and avoid direct sunlight.
We all know that vinegar is a well-known solution that can neutralize any odor, be it in your bathroom, kitchen, or even your foot. Simply mix ½ cup of apple cider vinegar and 5 to 8 cups of warm water in a large container. Soak your feet in this mixture twice a day for 15 minutes, then rinse your feet with cold water afterward.
You may not know it but black tea can also help with your recurring foot problem. Just put 5 black tea bags and 4 cups of boiling water in a large container, and let it cool off before soaking your feet in it for about 10 minutes. Let the mixture get cold, then put your feet back in it, and soak them for another 20 minutes.
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