The sensitive skin and tissues of the feet contain many nerves and blood vessels that readily absorb the healing effects of essential oils and carry them throughout the body. A foot massage can be easily performed on oneself and is a perfect stress-reducing activity.
1 tablespoon Epsom salts
1 tablespoon sodium bicarbonate or 1 tablespoon baking soda
1 tablespoon French white clay powder
8 drops lavender oil
4 drops rose oil
4 drops cedarwood oil
2 drops patchouli oil
2 gallons of hot water
1 tablespoon rose petals
1 tablespoon lavender flowers
Dissolve the mixture into a large basin containing two gallons of hot water. Sprinkle flowers into basin and soak feet for as long as desired.
Ease of Preparation: 6 or more ingredients
From: Aura Cacia Aromatherapy Group