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3 Detox Feet Soak Recipes To Rid Your Body of Toxins

Detoxing through the feet is one of the best ways to rid your body of toxins easily. Though there is not much research that proves the effectiveness of feet detox, alternative medicine claims that the following detox feet soak recipes can help you by balancing your body’s pH, reduce swelling, boost your mood, relieve stress, aid in weight loss, and detox your body of harmful toxins.

According to Chinese medicine though, the feet consist of energy zones that are directly connected to other important organs in your body therefore making detoxing through your feet a real possibility. Other research also suggests that using ionic foot baths can possibly help you get rid of harmful toxins through your feet. 

Detox Feet Soak Recipes

5 Detox Feet Soak Recipes To Rid Your Body of Toxins

Below are 3 effective detox feet soak recipes that you can try at home to help you get rid of toxins from your system. If you prefer using ready-made detox foot pads, they are also effective as well but for those trying to detox using natural ingredients, you can try the following recipes below.

Salt Detox Feet Soak Recipe

The following detox foot soak is also known as the ionic foot bath, by mixing the following ingredients, you will be able to create a chemical reaction that helps eliminate toxins. The warm water will help open up your pores and the salt will act as an anti-inflammatory agent. If the water changes color while you soak your feet, it means that your body is getting rid of toxins.

If you suffer from magnesium deficiency, this is one way to get some of this vital mineral back into your body. The salt detox feet soak is great for increasing magnesium and will cause a soothing effect on your body along with decreasing inflammation and skin irritation. You can add in your favorite essential oil to your foot soak but that is completely optional.


Preparation & Usage

Boil 3 liters of water and empty it into a large bowl or bucket, add in your ingredients and mix well until dissolved. Let the mixture sit until hot enough for your skin, soak your feet in it for up to 30 minutes. You can do this detox foot soak once per week to help rid your body of toxins.

Using a loofah to scrub your feet after the soak is also another great way to help you get rid of dead skin cells. Apply vaseline when done to give your feet a soft texture. This recipe will cause a relaxing effect on your body but be careful when using it because it can cause weakness due to dehydration. Simple drink enough water while doing the soak to prevent side effects.

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Oxygen Detox Feet Soak Recipe

One of the best ways to get rid of athlete’s foot, fungal infections on the skin, germs, and bacteria along with smelly feet is by using the following detox foot bath. When using the hydrogen peroxide foot bath, make sure you use a brand that is 3% peroxide. You will also want to mix 1 part peroxide with 2 parts water to prevent skin irritation.


Preparation & Usage:

Heat up 2 liters of water and empty it into a large bowl, mix in your ingredients, mix well and soak your feet in it for 30 minutes to an hour if you want to get rid of fungal infection, bacteria, germs, athletes foot and detoxify your body. This recipe is also very effective for getting rid of allergies and skin irritations. Hydrogen peroxide acts as a mild antiseptic that helps get rid of scars, burns, cuts, scrapes, and infections.

Bentonite Clay Detox Feet Soak Recipe

Bentonite clay helps absorb toxins from the body and provides the body with oxygen along with minerals while the Epsom salt will help reduce swelling, relieve stress, and also draw out toxins through your feet. Make sure to stay hydrated when using salt baths to prevent dehydration.


  • 1/2 cup of Epsom salt
  • 2 tablespoons of Bentonite clay
  • 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar
  • Few drops of Lavender essential oil

Preparation & Usage:

Using a wooden spoon, mix the clay, salt, and vinegar with a few drops of warm water to form a paste, apply it to your feet and let it dry for at least 10 minutes. In a large bucket or bowl, fill it with hot water (hot enough for your skin) mix in the essential oil, and soak your feet in it for 15 minutes. Use a smooth brush or loofah to scrub off the mask and exfoliate your feet.

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Detox Feet Soak Recipes