Antibacterial Foot Soap Recipe

For extra fresh and clean feet, try this Antibacterial Foot Soap recipe during your next home pedicure.

| July/August 2014

  • Pedicured Feet in a Foot Bath
    Just a couple squirts of this foot soap will help kill bacteria and fungus on your feet.
    Photo by Fotolia/Andriy Petrenko

  • Pedicured Feet in a Foot Bath

Tea tree essential oil naturally gives this foot soap an extra antibacterial and antifungal kick.

Find more ways to pamper your feet in Natural Foot Care: DIY Treatments for Healthy Feet.

Antibacterial Foot Soap Recipe

• 8-ounce bottle liquid castile soap (I prefer peppermint scent, but almond is nice, too.)
• 10 drops tea tree essential oil
• 10 drops thyme essential oil

1. Add essential oils to bottle and shake well.

2. To use: Add 1 to 2 squirts to footbath to help clean and disinfect feet and kill bacteria and fungus. This solution will keep in a squirt bottle for up to 1 year. Makes 8 ounces.

Adapted with permission from Natural Foot Care by Stephanie Tourles.

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