The Chinese medicine detoxify the body through the feet, this is an ancient method which is very effective. According to the Chinese system of reflexology, feet have natural energy zones that are related to the big and important organ system in our body. Therefore, the whole body can be detoxified through the feet thus eliminating all toxins from the body. Moreover, this effective treatment is very simple and easy to perform.
Ionic Foot Bath
This bath will detoxify your body from toxins. It is based on electrolysis, a method that uses electrical current to make a chemical reaction. In this bath is used salt as an anti-inflammatory astringent, and warm water to open your pores. In this way ions are absorbed through the feet and the body is getting detoxified. When the salt water turns dark, then this is a sign of toxins removal from your body.
This bath can be done in several ways, here are some of them:
Recipe for Salt Detox Bath
- 1 cup sea salt
- 1 cup Epsom salt
- 2 cups baking soda
- Essential oils (at your own preference)
In boiling water place all the ingredients, and let them dissolve. Then pour warm water in the tub and add apple cider vinegar. Next include the salt and at your own wish some of the essential oils. Enter into the tub, and soak for 30 minutes. You may experience exhaustion and weakness after the bath, but it is very beneficial, your irritations will be soothed, the magnesium levels in the body elevated and the body detoxified.
Recipe for Oxygen Detox Bath
- 2 cups of hydrogen peroxide
- 1 tablespoon of dried ginger powder
Just fill your tub with hot water and then add dried ginger and hydrogen peroxide in it. Enter into the tub and soak the whole body in it for 30 minutes. Thanks to the use of this bath your body will be soothed and at the same time alleviated from all kinds of irritations and allergies.
Recipe for Clay Detox Bath
- ½ cup Epsom salt
- ½ cup bentonite clay
- The use of essential oils is optional
Prepare a hot bath and place the Epsom salt in it, wait till is dissolved and then at your own preference add the essential oils. Next, mix the clay with a small amount of water into your bath, and soak for around 20 minutes. Thanks to the use of this bath your body will be detoxified and your magnesium levels elevated.
Foot Detox Pads
These pads can be found in any local health store. Their usage is quite simple; just apply them on your feet before you go to bed. In the morning remove them from your feet, if they turn dark during the night, then it means that the body detoxification was successful.