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Soothing Mint Footbath and Massage Oil

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Mint Footbath and Massage Oil–After a long day on your feet, try soaking them in this soothing footbath. Then rub the mint oil into your feet to smooth and soften before you go to bed. The mint essential oil has a refreshing scent that will also help to relax you while refreshing your feet. (For more relaxing and soothing recipes–eg“Fragrant FloralĀ  Bath Gels” ; herbal remedies/cures/oils, rubs; fitness tips; and so much more, please check the ‘category’ sections in blog.)

Mint Foot Bath: 12 large sprigs mint

Ā½ cup cold water

10 cups boiling water

Mint Massage Oil: 1 T almond oil

1 drop mint essential oil

  1. Place the mint in a food processor and add the cold water. Process well until it becomes a green puree. Pour this into a large bowl and add the boiling water. Once the mixture has cooled to a bearable temperature, soak both feet at once until the water is too cool to be comforting.
  2. Gently rub your feet dry with a soft towel. Mix the almond oil and the mint essential oil and rub well into both feet.