4 Simple Remedies That Can Cure Smelly Feet
“If your nose runs and your feet smell, you are built upside down,” says one joke.
It’s hard to make jokes when you are surrounded with company and the smell of your feet is spreading all around you .How to get rid of nasty smell – bromodosis, from your feet?
Here is one homemade secret, so you can win the battle and the war.
-The odor comes from the 1/4 million sweat glands on each foot,that produce two PINTS of sweat daily and it makes bacteria to live comfortably in your feet and reproduce.
According to Lorraine Jones, a podiatrist – a doctor who specialises in feet, via the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom:
“Your feet sweat into your shoes all day so they get damp and bacteria start to grow. The bacteria continue to breed once you’ve taken your shoes off, especially if you put them in a dark cupboard. Then, when you put your shoes back on the next day, even if you’ve just had a shower, putting your feet into still damp shoes creates the perfect conditions for the bacteria to thrive – warm, dark and moist.”
You are saying: “Enough with the suspense already, just tell us what the 4 simple remedies for smelly feet are.” Alright then! Take it easy, taxidermy. Here they are if you are ready to do battle.
4 SIMPLE REMEDIES FOR SMELLY FEET
1. CHANGE SHOES/WASH INSOLES WEEKLY
Stop wearing the same shoes twice in as many days to make a real ventilation and buy shoes made of real leather.
2. ALUM POWDER
All you need to do is to sprinkle some alum powder on your feet, the soles, the ankles, and in between the toes. “However it is advised to use it every other day instead of every day,” recommends Wild Turmeric.
3. BLACK TEA SOAK
Take one pint of water (for boiling purposes) and two black tea bags and dilute the tea solution with two quarts of cold water,” recommends Life Hacker: “Once you’ve created the mix, soak your feet in it for one week, 30 minutes daily. You can lower the count to twice weekly once you see some results.”
4. VINEGAR SOAK
-“Mix half a cup of vinegar with 8 cups of hot water. Let it cool until its comfortable and then soak your feet in the mixture for about 15 minutes. Then, rinse your feet. If you’d like to get rid of the vinegar smell, just wash your feet with some natural soap.”
Now fight because your belong to you, not microscopic invaders.