There is an ancient Chinese medicine that can help you detox your body through your feet. According to the Chinese system of reflexology, feet have natural energy zones that are connected to every organ system in our body.
The experts claim that the detox through your feet can be an effective and easy way to help cleanse your body of toxins that build up over time.
Here are a few methods of detoxification
1. Ionic Foot Bath
You can also use ionic foot bath to detoxify your body from toxins. This bath is based on electrolysis, which is a method that uses electrical current to make a chemical reaction. You should use warm water to open your pores and salt is used as an anti-inflammatory astringent. Ions are absorbed through the feet and your body is getting a detox. If the salt water becomes dark, that means you are eliminating toxins from your body. There are several forms of this bath:
2. Salt Detox Bath
This is the second method, and here is what you need:
- Apple cider vinegar – one cup
- Sea salt – one cup
- Baking soda – two cups
- Epsom salt – one cup
- Two or three drops of some essential oil
How to prepare the bath?
Boil one bowl of water. Add sea salt and Epsom salt and stir. Then, use hot water to fill your tub and pour the mixture inside. In the end, add the apple cider vinegar. Your bath is now ready to soak your feet and keep them there for 30 minutes. The toxins will disappear in a natural way.
3. Clay Detox Bath
This is the third method, and here is what you need:
Epsom salt – half a cup
Bentonite clay – half a cup
Three or four drops of some essential oil
How to prepare your bath?
Boil one pot of water. Add Epsom salt and let it melt. Then, you should add the bentonite clay as well as the essential oil. Keep your feet in this bath for half an hour, and you will get rid of the toxins. Also, your levels of magnesium will be boosted too.
4. Oxygen Detox Bath
This is the fourth method, and here is what you need:
Two cups of hydrogen peroxide
A tablespoon of powdered ginger
How to prepare your bath?
Use hot water to fill your tub. Then, add the ingredients in the tub. Take 30 minutes to soak yourself in the bath. This way you will be able to fight allergies and skin irritations, as well as eliminate toxins.
5. Foot detox pads
These pads are usually made from bamboo and tree extracts and you can find them in any health store. These pads, also known as foot detox patches originate from the Japanese culture and it is very easy to use them.
Applying these pads prior to going to bed and removing them the following morning usually does the trick. Most people say that the pads are darkened with toxins when they remove them. People who use these pads claim that they feel fewer headaches, less joint pain, and less fatigue after using them.