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.
This means that you can detoxify your whole body through your feet and remove internal toxins. There are a number of foot detox procedures, detox foot spas, and detox pads, to name a few.
Implementing either of these procedures will help you do a natural body cleanse and will lead to a healthier body.
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.
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:
1.Salt detox bath recipe
- 1 cup of Epsom salt
- 1 cup of sea salt
- 2 cups of baking soda
- Essential oils (optional)
Use boiling water and put all the ingredients in, leave them to dissolve. After that add warm water in the tub and also add apple cider vinegar. Add essential oils and salt in the mixture. Soak for half an hour. Keep in mind that you might experience exhaustion and weakness after the bath, but it will soothe the skin irritation and detox your body, and increase the magnesium levels.
2.Clay detox bath recipe
- 1/2 cup bentonite clay
- 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
- 1/2 cup Epsom salt
- Essential oils (optional)
Dissolve the Epsom salt in a hot bath, and after that add essential oils. Mix the bentonite clay and apple cider vinegar with a small amount of water, and when mixing don’t use metal. In the end, add the mixture to the prepared bath and soak for about 20 minutes. This bath will detoxify your body and increase magnesium levels.
3.Oxygen detox bath recipe
- 2 cups of hydrogen peroxide
- 1 tablespoon dried ginger powder
Fill your tub with hot water and add dried ginger and hydrogen peroxide. Soak the whole body in for half an hour. It will soothe your body and help you will all kinds of irritations and allergies.