Foot Baths

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Warm foot baths can be used to combat congestive headaches, as it helps draw blood away from congested body areas.


Submersion of the feet and legs up to mid calf using warm, cold or contrast temperatures.

Use a large bucket, large enough for feet and deep enough for water to reach mid calf.

Warm water should be at 36-38 degrees celsius.

Leave feet in for 5-20 mins and add more hot water as needed to maintain warth.

Have a blanket or cover on the person to keep warmth and enhance perspiration.

You can add selected additives such as mustard flour or epsom salt.

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