The wisdom of our ancestors is priceless.
And one of the most effective and low risk detoxification processes can be found in ancient Chinese reflexology.
Chinese Reflexology teaches us that feet are considered to have ‘innate energy zones’, which happen to be linked to different vital organs throughout our body.
So basically, you are able to detoxify major portions of your body starting with your feet.
Below are a few tried and true ways to detoxify your system, using your precious feet.
Foot Detox Pads
Detox pads are products that are available in health stores nationwide.
Deciding to use this technique is very simple. Apply the detox pads to your feet right before bed and leave them on for the entire night.
In the morning upon awakening, remove the detoxification pads and you will have undergone 6 to 8 hours worth of detoxification, and you’ll be able to see lots of the toxins that escape your body right on the pads.
Salt Detox Foot Bath
The ingredients you will need for this footbath are:
1 cup of Epson salt.
One cup of sea salt.
2 cups of baking soda.
Half a cup of apple cider vinegar
You may also add your favorite essential oils if you like.
To begin boil a pot of water and add your salts along with the baking soda so that they can dissolve.
You will then fill your foot soaking tub with warm water and pour in your salt and baking soda solution along with your essential oils and apple cider vinegar.
The last step is to relax and soak your feet for approximately 30 minutes.
After this salt foot soak, you probably will feel weak or exhausted, but that is natural.
A wonderful bonus to this soak is that in addition to detoxifying your body, a salt detox foot soak will also help with irritation on your skin and boost your bodies Magnesium levels.
Clay Foot Bath
Ingredients used in this foot bath are:
1/2 cup of Epson salt.
1/2 cup of Bentonite clay.
And your favorite essential oils.
Fill up your favorite foot soaking tub with warm water and dissolve your Epson salts, once the salts have dissolved.
You may add your favorite essentials oils.
Lastly, add your clay into the foot soak solution.
Make sure that you do not use a metal spoon when mixing your foot soak.
Place your feet into your clay concoction for a minimum of 20 minutes.
After your clay foot soak, use warm water and a hand towel to remove excess clay from your feet. You will notice the change in your energies almost immediately.