Natural Beauty Care Guide

Common Ailments

Swollen Feet

Sometimes, mild water retention or odema, especially during the menstrual cycle or due to hormonal changes can cause immense discomfort. Here is a simple cure.

CARROT AND PARSLEY JUICE

Take four carrots, one beetroot or apple, and a few sprigs of parsley. Wash, peel and finely chop the carrots and also the apple or beetroot. Add a few sprigs of parsley. Blend in a juicer, strain. Drink this juice twice a day to treat bloated feet.

Athletes Foot

This is one of the most common and irritating foot infections. This usually spreads through wet socks, bedding or bathrooms of swimming pools. This infection spreads due to dampness. The best thing to do is to keep your feet dry. Here is a useful home remedy:

GINGER OR GARLIC

Soak your feet in a basin of warm water containing either a few pods of crushed garlic or crushed ginger. Add to this a little alcohol. Soak feet for 10 minutes. Remove feet and dry them thoroughly. Repeat 2-3 times a day. This provides immense relief.
An all-purpose foot cream can easily be prepared at home too.

COCO-ROSE FOOT CREAM

Take half cup coconut oil, one teaspoon glycerin and two tablespoons rose water. Take a mixing bowl and pour all these ingredients together. Beat till a smooth paste is formed. Store in a jar and keep it in your bathroom. Use every night to prevent drying of the feet and cracks in the feet. Its an ideal, multi-purpose foot care cream.

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