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We are here to present to you the time-tested wonders of the mustard foot bath. Wonder what it is and why is mustard a part of this foot bath? For the uninitiated, a mustard bath is a traditional therapeutic remedy that is easy, effective, and a great way to improve your health. The best part? It serves as an easy way to take care of your feet with a natural home remedy. Well, that’s not all. Here are more benefits that a mustard foot bath can offer you!
A mustard bath is an age-old remedy that has been used to treat cold, stress, fatigued and achy muscles, fever, and congestion. Also known as rajika, mustard is high in vitamin C and beta carotene. These foot baths have been traditionally used for natural detoxification and purification of the body. It encourages the body to release toxins through sweat and the skin, thus making mustard a perfect addition to a foot bath.
So, whenever you feel tired, sluggish, or ill, it is the best time to use this homemade foot bath.
2 tbsp mustard powder
1-inch piece ginger
2 tbsp baking soda
2-3 drops of rosemary essential oil
4 litres of hot water
A wide deep bucket to place your legs
Note: As the water cools, top up with more hot water to keep the temperature of the water warm.
This mustard foot bath consists of other ingredients like ginger, baking soda, and rosemary essential oil as well. Both ginger and mustard increase circulation and warms one up. Since it increases the body temperature, it also increases perspiration, thus helping to eliminate toxins effectively. And adding rosemary essential oil helps reduce nerve pain and assists breathing, providing antiseptic properties. In the end, adding baking soda to a foot soak can help exfoliate the skin, ease itching, and cleanse the feet. So, what are you waiting for? Try this mustard foot bath right now.