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Natural Healing - Bitter is Better Befriending the Bitter Herbs - Peppermint Foot Scrub

By Laurel Vukovic
March/April 2003


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Cornmeal and sea salt make an abrasive scrub for smoothing rough feet; peppermint (Mentha piperita) is cooling and refreshing. For best results, first soak your feet for 15 minutes in a basin of warm water with 1 cup of baking soda added, to help soften skin.

· 1/4 cup cornmeal
· 1 tablespoon sea salt
· 1 teaspoon almond oil
· 3 drops peppermint essential oil

Mix the ingredients in a small plastic tub and add enough warm water to make a thick paste. Massage your clean, damp feet with the scrub, paying special attention to rough, callused areas. Rinse well with warm, soapy water.

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