The stench of the feet not only becomes uncomfortable but also embarrassing. This is a common problem in people who wear closed shoes all day, every day. For some people, of course this must be very disturbing. Not only disturbing yourself, but also others around him. The smell of sting if left continuously must also not be good for foot health.
Sweating encourages the growth of fungi and bacteria in the feet and sometimes even on the same shoe. Some bacteria eat dead skin cells and this produces an unpleasant odor.
Luckily, there are some ingredients that we can use to eliminate the fragrant odor of our feet. Recipes that are very easy and effective can be done alone at home and use materials that are easily obtained. How to make foot deodorant? The recipe is as follows:
1 gallon and half water
1/2 cup of mint leaves
1/2 cup baking soda
7 drops tea tree oil (optional)
In a large pot of boiling water. It is removed from fire and mint leaves thrown. Cover, let stand for half an hour and strain.
The leaves are thrown away and the water is left behind. In the basin infused with mint leaves, plus baking soda and essential oil.
Stir everything with your feet and let your legs in the mixture for about 20 minutes. After the prescribed time, the foot is removed and dried properly.
It is very important to dry your feet well, as it makes them moist promote the growth of fungi and bacteria.
This recipe works because all the ingredients we use are natural astringent and deodorant.
In addition, sodium bicarbonate balances the pH of the foot, which reduces the production of bacteria causing a foul odor. Tea tree oil is a natural antiseptic widely used in medicine to fight against fungus in the legs.
As an additional tip, rotate your shoes so you do not wear the same pair for two consecutive days.
Curfew may not be enough to dry the moisture of sweat in your shoes, so using another pair the next day will let the previous couple completely dry.
In addition to using the above recipe, one of the things that are not less important is that you must keep the cleanliness of your feet and shoes. Always use clean socks and replace them every two or three days. But if you have problems with excessive sweating, change your socks every day. Thus, your feet can avoid the unpleasant smell, and people around you will feel more comfortable with you.