Tired and sore feet are common ailments suffered by many. They occur when we walk too much, when we exert ourselves or when we wear improper footwear. Today’s video will discuss how to treat foot issues with vinegar, as well as how to make a vinegar foot soak that will relieve the feet of such troubles.
Before beginning, it is important to note that these methods should not be used by someone who has diabetes, as complications can occur. Any foot issues should be cared for by that person’s medical treatment team to ensure their safety.
Vinegar is a safe substance and can even be consumed. However, when used as a foot soak, it is important to dilute it. To make the soak, use one part vinegar to two parts water. The soak will be strong smelling at first and essential oils can be added to the mixture to change the smell.
Research has found that vinegar has anti-fungal properties that help to cleanse the foot. It can also be used to help fight foot odors. Prior to placing feet in the vinegar foot soak, it is especially important to wash them thoroughly with soap and water.
Soaking feet in a vinegar foot soak can also help to treat, neutralize and cure athlete’s foot, which is a fungal infection that affects the toes and foot. The vinegar can also help to treat toenail fungus for the same reason.
Dry and cracked feet can also benefit from this soak. For this soak, use cool water, since hot water tends to dry out the skin more. Also, after soaking the feet, be sure to put on cotton socks in order for the feet to breathe.
Vinegar can even treat warts and callouses on the feet because of it’s exfoliating properties. After using the vinegar soak, use a foot file to rid your feet of any rough skin. In a more concentrated treatment, vinegar can be added directly to the trouble areas on the feet with a cotton ball.
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