Wednesday What Herb Is This – Herbal Foot Care

June 10, 2009 at 11:02 am (Bath Stuffs, Herbs, Magic, Midsummer, pagan, Wednesday, Witch)

Burning Feet Rub
Posted by WynnJera


  • 10 drops Peppermint Oil
  • 1 ounce Sweet Almond Oil

Your feet will thank you and you will be ready to head out again tomorrow. We love to get out and walk in the summer. Some of us do not have the luxury of walking in grassy or wooded areas. Trekking on asphalt can leave us with hot burning feet. How about a nice foot bath with Epsom Salts?? Sounds good!! Add a few drops of Lavender Oil or Peppermint Oil to make it even nicer. Follow with a nice good rub using this mixture. It’d be even better if you can find someone else to do the rubbing…

Cool as a Cucumber Soak
by Renee Rouleau, From Self Magazine 1/90


  • 6 large cucumbers, skin removed, pureed in a blender
  • 2 cups powdered milk
  • 2 tsp dried lavender flowers, if available (Do Not Use Lavender Oil)

Mix the ingredients and pour into a clean bottle. Apply directly to feet or add 1/4 cup of the mixture to a lukewarm footbath and soak for 20 minutes. Cucumbers & milk are anti-inflammatory.

You can also add 1 cup to a bath and soak your whole body – as an added bonus, this works to soothe sunburn.

Cup of Tea Odor Fighter for Smelly Feet
from Natural Beauty from the Garden by Janice Cox
(link is to the book, available online)


  • 2 black tea bags
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 2 quarts cool water

Steep tea bags in boiling water for at least 15 minutes. Fill basin with cool water and stir in tea. Soak feet for 30 minutes. Repeat daily for 1 week. This is a natural Garden remedy for smelly feet.

Soothing Sole Scrubber for Callused Feet
by Roxana Pintilie


  • 1/2 cup uncooked cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup chilled sour cream
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

After showering, towel dry feet. Rub cornmeal onto feet (pay special attention to dry patches on heels and toes) and rinse. Combine sour cream and olive oil in a bowl & massage mixture into feet and calves. Sour cream contains natural softening agents and olive oil leaves skin looking radiant.

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