Smelly Feet

19-Nov-07 at 10:28AM:

INGREDIENTS: 20 Mule Team Borax
INSTRUCTIONS: Dust the inside of your shoes with 20 Mule Team Borax,ware thin socks and when powder has disappeared dust shoes again. Two dusting's should do it for a while.Borax kills odor causing bacteria.

09-Sep-07 at 03:48PM:
NAME: Pamela Johnson
NAME_OF_REMEDY: Smelly feet or shoes
INGREDIENTS: Hand sanitizer
INSTRUCTIONS: Squirt a couple or squirts in shoes or work boots and this will eliminate foot odor emediatly. Works like a charm. Can also be massaged int you feet. Good luck

Aug-06 at 07:25 AM:
NAME: Mitchell A. Tillison

INGREDIENTS: Hand sanitizer, foot powder, two pairs of socks.
INSTRUCTIONS: Liberally apply hand sanitizer to each foot. Put on pair of cotton socks after foot is dry. In turn, roll second sock over the top of the container of foot powder. Turn container upside don and tap once or twice to release a small amount of powder into the bottom of each sock. Wear on top of the first pair. The anti-germicidal in the hand sanitizer will kill the bacteria that cause the foot odor while the powder helps wick moisture away from the foot. It is important to keep the powder off the foot and out of the shoe, so the two sock method is essnetial for this to work.

Hi Susan,

Thank you for this website! I found quite a bit of useful information that I will try for different things.

I found the section on smelly feet and was eager to try it on my 5 year old son, his feet are terrible. The only information listed under this section was a little vague so I searched the internet to see what else I could find. I found more detailed information on the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons website.
Treating foot odor
Soaking your feet in strong black tea for 30 minutes a day for a week can help. The tannic acid in the tea kills the bacteria and closes the pores, keeping your feet dry longer. Use two tea bags per pint of water. Boil for 15 minutes, then add two quarts of cool water. Soak your feet in the cool solution. Alternately, you can soak your feet in a solution of one part vinegar and two parts water.
Michelle Thompson30-Apr-06 at 05:11 PM:

NAME: Megan

Foot Spa Soap or Bath beads
INSTRUCTIONS: Just take a foot bath wirh just water for about 10 minutes, let it massage your feet and then add some bath beads Only add one if they're big and if they're small you canuse as much as you want. Let your feet soak for about 20-30 minutes and then just let it massage your feet. this normally lasts about 3 weeks for me.Also if you dont have the time to take a foot bath, spray the bottom of your feet with strong perfume twice. This will keep yourfeet freshthroughout the day.

Make some tea and let it get cool enough to the touch. Place it in a container that you can put your feet in to soak. Making sure there is enough to cover your feet. Let them soak for around 1/2 hour. Your feet will look tanned when finished. :) But they will not stink so bad anymore. It last for a long time.....I haven't done it in a few years and my feet were very bad. Just wanna share that with you.

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