After a long day of being on your feet, nothing sounds better than a warm foot soak. Yet not many people take advantage of the rejuvenating properties of soaking your feet. It is a great way to relax and ease your nerves.
And talking of nerves, did you know there are 8,000 of them on your feet? To put it into perspective, the nerves on your feet occupy a larger surface area per square centimeter than any other place in your body. Besides soothing tired nerves, there are other more critical reasons for getting a foot soak. But before we dive into the benefits of a foot soak, and why you desperately need one, let’s talk about the best things to add to your foot soak. For the best results, the foot bath contents should include apple cider vinegar, water, and Epsom salt. If you didn’t know what magic these ingredients can weave, wait until your first toe dives in.
1. Say Goodbye to Pains and Aches
A foot soak is actually good for all ages. Athletes use it to minimize inflammation and alleviate muscle and joint pains. Nonetheless, you don’t need a sporting excuse to benefit from a foot soak. It will help if you have a bone or joint condition, arthritis, or any type of swelling in your feet.
2. Improves Circulation
If you’ve ever had cramps, Epsom salt contains minerals that improve blood flow through veins and arteries to give you instant relief. An Epsom foot soak is what you need after walking or standing for hours in heels, or if you experience a lot of cramps.
3. Helps with Skin Disorders
Epsom salts are great for people who suffer from skin disorders. It will definitely soothe itchy skin and relieve cracked skin. It’s also perfect for people with sensitive skin. And did I mention it can help with toenail fungus and athletes’ feet? Well, the sulfur and magnesium in Epsom salts contain anti-microbial and antifungal elements that reduce your chances of getting skin damage and fungal infections.
Besides the above reasons for a foot soak, you also need one to counter smelly feet, stop dry skin, alleviate stress, and ease fatigue. You deserve to relax and rewind. Contact us today for more information on our spa products.