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The Lemon Foot Bath That Helps You Detoxify Your Whole Body

The Lemon Foot Bath That Helps You Detoxify Your Whole Body

After returning home, nothing like the feeling of relief that we feel when we release our feet. In heels or flat shoes, the feet can turn into real enemies when they are not allowed to rest. To pamper your little feet, this foot bath with lemon is the miracle cure. In addition to offering you a real moment of relaxation, it also allows your body to get rid of its toxins.

Whether standing for too long or repeated rubbing caused by shoes, foot pain can be unbearable. Untreated, they can cause complications, so take them very seriously. Taking care of your feet is not a difficult task, indeed, there are many natural remedies that instantly relieve the pain. Take the time to concoct this lemon bath when you return home, you will notice the feeling of well-being that it provides in your body.

Lemon: detox effect

Lemon has many benefits, the best known is its detoxifying action on the body. Consumed or put in contact with the skin, its antioxidant action acts in depth and provides a feeling of well-being. In a report by the European Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research, it is recommended to mix this antiseptic fruit with a glass of warm water to improve the digestive process. Indeed, lemon, rich in vitamin C, can reduce bloating and heartburn by regulating stomach acid. Its diuretic and purifying action is also beneficial for people wanting to lose weight. Just drink it mixed with warm water on waking to boost your metabolism and encourage the destruction of fat cells.

Caution: Avoid consuming lemon at the same time as antacid medications, otherwise space your catch for at least 3 hours. In addition, if you suffer from ulcers or heartburn, gastroesophageal reflux disease or kidney and biliary disorders, it is advisable to avoid lemon consumption.

Lemon and foot pain: what is the relationship?
There are different types of foot pain. These may be muscular, bony, articular, ligamentous, tendinous, or nervous. Different symptoms are related according to how they manifest themselves. In particular, joint stiffness, swelling of the foot, blisters, or ingrown toenails can occur. Having a good foot hygiene may seem insignificant at first, but in the long term, their health deteriorates and we are faced with problems that could easily have been avoided.As Claude Galien said, hygiene always precedes therapy because the latter intervenes only when health no longer exists.

It is therefore in the context of a healthy lifestyle that lemon intervenes, because mixed with other essential oils, it can prevent or alleviate these pain depending on the composition chosen for your foot bath. Simply mixed with water and an essential oil, it reduces calluses and helps hydration by getting rid of dead skin. Combined with Epsom salt, rich in magnesium, and cedar oil which has anti-fungal properties, it can treat fungal infections of the feet.

How to prepare a foot bath

  • 5 drops of essential oil of peppermint
  • 1 cup of Epsom salt
  • 2 tea bags with mint
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • A basin of hot water

Add all ingredients to the hot water basin and soak your feet for 15 minutes. Then rinse with water and rub the feet with a pumice stone to remove the dead cells.

This ritual frees your feet from the tensions accumulated during the day and causes a detoxifying action on your body!

Benefits of this detoxifying bath:
In addition to containing lemon whose virtues have been mentioned above, this bath contains Epsom salt. This product relaxes muscles thanks to its magnesium richness that releases into the water. This foot bath allows this mineral to enter the cells to revitalize them. Epsom salt also helps purify the liver, pancreas and gallbladder. As for mint tea and peppermint essential oil, they stimulate blood circulation, detoxify the body of impurities and deflate the feet.
Detoxify Your Whole Body