The ancient Chinese medicine practiced a detox method through the feet, based on the belief that the feet contain numerous energy zones which are connected to the internal body organs.
Therefore, they believed that they can cleanse the body from the accumulated toxins through the feet.
We suggest a few ways to try this effective technique:
Ionic Foot Bath`
Ionic foot baths are an excellent way to cleanse the body of toxin. They are based on electrolysis, is a technique that uses electrical current to make a chemical reaction.
Initially, open the pores with the help of warm water, and then use salt is used as an anti-inflammatory astringent. The feet absorb the ions and thus get cleansed. The elimination of the toxins turns the water dark.
Salt Detox Bath Recipe
– 1 cup of sea salt
– 1 cup of Epsom salt
– 2 cups of baking soda
– Essential oils (optional)
Boil a pot with water and add the ingredients in the boiling water. Stir until they dissolve and set it aside to cool off. Soak your feet in this mixture for about half an hour and enjoy the relaxing, cooling sensation. This bath will alleviate irritations, flush out the toxins, raise your energy levels and pump you up on magnesium.
Oxygen Detox Bath
– 1 tbsp. powdered ginger
– 2 cups of hydrogen peroxide
Fill your tub with hot water and add dried ginger and hydrogen peroxide. Soak the whole body in for half an hour. It will soothe your body and help you will all kinds of irritations and allergies.
Clay Detox Bath
– 1/2 cup Epsom salt
– 1/2 cup bentonite clay
– Essential oils of your choosing
First, the Epsom salt should be dissolved into a hot bath. Then, dissolve the clay into some water. Add it into the bath. Your feet should be soaked in this for 20 minutes. You’ll increase your levels of magnesium and you’ll detoxify your body!
Foot Detox Pads
Buy this kind of foot detox pads into any healthy store. Put them on your feet before you go to bed. If they are dark in the morning, all of the toxins were eliminated!