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Case Study: Sage and Clove Foot Powder

This powder reduces sweating and retards fungal growth. Both sage and cloves contain potent antifungal oils.

• 1 cup dried sage leaves
• 1 teaspoon whole cloves

Make sure that the sage leaves are thoroughly dried. Place ingredients in a coffee grinder or blender and process until finely ground. Sprinkle in socks or on feet daily. Make a new batch once a week.

Click here for the original article, Case Study: Athlete’s Foot.

Christopher Hobbs’s case studies are gleaned from his thirty years of studying and practicing herbalism. Hobbs, a fourth-generation botanist and herbalist, is an Herbs for Health Editorial Advisory Board member and licensed acupuncturist. He is the author of St. John’s Wort: The Mood Enhancing Herb, (Botanica, 1997), Stress and Natural Healing, (Botanica, 1997), and many other books.

“Case studies from an herbalist’s notebook” are not intended to replace the advice of your health-care provider.

  • Published on Jun 22, 2010
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