Essential OilsEpsom Salt Foot Bath Soak for Sore Tired Feet Recipe

Epsom Salt Foot Bath Soak for Sore Tired Feet Recipe

This “Epsom Salt Foot Bath Soak for Sore Tired Feet Recipe” article was designed to introduce readers to a simple way to relieve soreness in your feet by soaking in Epsom salt and water.

Epsom Salt Foot Bath Soak for Sore Tired Feet Recipe - Homesteading - Natural Beauty - Feet

Everyone at some point in their life has had to deal with sore feet. Whether it is from being on your feet all day at work or just being on your feet with your other daily activities.

When your feet are sore it makes it uncomfortable to do the things that you need to do.

We all are familiar with living with sore feet and this foot bath soak recipe has been written from personal experience.


* 1 1/4 cup epsom salt

* 3 Tablespoons baking soda

* 1 gallon of warm – hot water

~ 6 drops of your favorite essential oil or combination of oils

Essential oils to add to warm water foot bath soak:

Lavender essential oil ~ for relaxation effects and better sleep

Peppermint essential oil ~ cool soothing feeling

Eucalyptus essential oil ~ antimicrobial, antifungal

Grapefruit essential oil ~ uplift your mood and encourage germ elimination

Tea Tree essential oil ~ antifungal and reduced inflammation

Lemongrass essential oil ~ for antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties


~~~ Don’t forget to follow up with a pumice stone and a good foot cream afterward.

~~~ Epsom Salt will soothe aches, eliminate smells and softens up rough skin.

~~~ Baking Soda is good for exfoliating, leaving your skin soft and helps eliminate odors.

You will find that soaking your feet for a short time after being on your feet for long periods of time can miraculously make your feet feel better.

It describes why the compound (magnesium sulfate) in Epsom Salts is so powerful and works so well on sore, tired feet.


Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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