Therapeutic baths for feet
cold foot bath
For healthy people, this procedure is used as a refreshing, tempering, strengthens the body.A cold foot bath improves blood circulation, increases blood flow down from the head and chest, reduces fatigue, improves the functioning of blood vessels and the heart, cures insomnia.This method is useful for those who have the cold sores appear on the legs, or the syndrome of cold feet.
To start hardening feet is possible if the body temperature is high enough (within the norm), otherwise people will feel the chill, and the procedure will not benefit.
Soak feet for eggs in cold water.The procedure should not last more than 1 minute.People who are too sensitive to cold, should start with cold water, gradually lowering its temperature.
warm foot bath with wood ash in warm water temperature of 37-39 ° C, place a handful of salt and two handfuls of wood ash and mix well.The duration of the bath - 12-15 minutes.These baths useful for people debilitated, elderly, and also for women in menopause.
warm and contrasting foot bath with salt and wood ash calm and have beneficial effects in disorders of blood circulation, tides and headaches, sore throat, cramps.
Warm salt bath with pine extract and lemon juice
Pour into a bowl 3 liters of warm water temperature of 37-39 ° C, add 3 tablespoons of sea or ordinary table salt, 2 tablespoons pine extract and 2 tablespoons of lemon juice.Duration of treatment -15 minutes.
Such bath tones up tired feet, relieves pain, improves blood circulation in the limbs.
Warm herbal bath
When inflammation of the leg skin is very good bath with decoction of chamomile flowers, nettle, linden blossom, and flaxseed.Put in a pan over a handful of each type of dry raw materials, pour 1 liter.boiling water.Steep for 30 minutes.Strained broth pour into a bowl, add 2 liters of water required temperature and put your feet in the bath for 20-30 minutes.
Warm salt bath with herbal decoction Swelling feet perfectly removes foot bath with a decoction of linden blossom and mint, or with the addition of sea salt.Pour 1 liter of boiling water for 2 handfuls of lime blossom and mint.Pour the strained broth into a bowl, add a handful of salt and water the right temperature.Duration of treatment - 15 minutes.
cool foot bath with hay dust 3-5 handfuls of hay dust, place in a large saucepan, cover with boiling water, cover and leave to cool.When the infusion temperature drop to 25-26 ° C, strain and pour the infusion into the pelvis.Procedure duration -20 minutes.This bath is useful for pain in the joints, excessive sweating, injuries and leg injuries, tumors, festering skin inflammations, gout, calluses.
cool foot bath with a decoction of oat straw Oat straw
fill with boiling water and place the container on a slow fire for 30 minutes.Then leave broth is cooled to a temperature of 25-26 ° C, then strain and use for a foot bath.Duration of procedure - 20 minutes.Bath helps with arthritic pain, rheumatism, calluses, ingrown nails, festering wounds on their feet.This method also applies when sweating.To conduct the procedure should be 2-3 times a day.
hot foot bath
hot foot bath - an excellent remedy for colds.The most convenient way to do this procedure directly in the bath.Undress, wrapped in a blanket and sit on the bar in the bath.Dip your feet in a bucket of hot water that temperature to tolerate foot.As the cooling just blow hot water directly from the tap.The edge of the blanket should cover the bucket, then the water will slowly cool.For a more dramatic effect can be added to a bucket of 50-100 grams of mustard powder.Continue the procedure need to until the forehead is covered with sweat.
After such a bath to take a warm shower without soap to wash away the sweat, go to bed and have a cup of tea sweatshop.
contrast foot baths
contrast baths for feet - a very useful procedure.It is used for hardening, strong sweating, cold feet syndrome, often occurs in women, diseases of the musculoskeletal system and limbs, migraines.Contrast baths help relieve leg fatigue, swelling and pain after a heavy load.Such baths improve circulation and well-toned.It is not recommended to use this procedure during an exacerbation of heart disease and kidney failure.Put
next two basin with hot (40-42 ° C) and cold (10-12 ° C) water.Alternately immerse the legs to the ankles in hot (1-2 minutes) in cold (15-20 seconds) water.You can start with the more comfortable temperatures and shorter duration of each procedure: in the hot water temperature of 36 ° C, immerse the feet for 15 seconds in cold temperature 23-22 ° C - 5 seconds.Contrast baths should be used every day or every other day, a course of treatment - 12-20 procedures.