Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Medicine chest ~ soothing the feet

Tea tree foot and hand soak

for fungus problems, also good for nice soft good smelling hands and feet

1/2 cup warm cider vinegar
6 drops of tea tree oil

Add one of these four essential oils (your choice)
1 drop sandalwood oil
2 drops peppermint oil
2 drops patchouli oil
2 drops thyme oil

Add the three ingredients listed above (vinegar, tea tree, and your choice of secondary essential oil) to a basin filled with warm water. The water should be wrist or ankle deep. Soak your hand or foot for fifteen to twenty minutes.


Foot and Toenail Fungus

 2 drops of Tea Tree Oil
1 drop of Lavender Oil

Mix in your palm and spread it between the toes and around the nails.
For the rest of the feet, mix 5 drops Tea Tree Oil and 1 drop Lemon EO in 1 teaspoon of Massage Oil (or olive oil) and rub on the feet morning and night.
Keep the feet dry and use only cotton or wool socks.


Anti fungal foot powder

2 tablespoon of corn flour or unscented talc
15 drops of lavender
5 drops of peppermint

Put corn flour or talc into a small plastic bag. Add the essential oils. Tie or zip close the bag securely and let sit for 24 hours allowing the oils to spread through base. Shake well before using first time.


For nail fungus

You can apply 1 or 2 drops of tea tree oil directly to infected finger and toe nails 3 times daily.

 For people who are sensitive to direct application of tea tree oils may try soaking their nails in treated water or applying lotion or powder on them.

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