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Best Thing for Foot Bath in Winter - Kidney Patient

2015-02-05 03:03

Best Thing for Foot Bath in WinterPeople would like to have a warm foot bath in winter. Proper foot bath can improve the blood circulation and boost the immunity, since the the warm water can stimulate the acupoints related to other organs and systems. Therefore, foot bath is taken as the cheapest but the best method to stay healthy. In the following article, I will share with you several things good for being added in the foot bath.

1. Ginger

When you are taking the warm foot bath, you can add several slices of ginger. It is especially for girls who always have cold feet in winter. Ginger has been used for many years as a traditional Chinese herbs.

2. Vinegar

Several drops of vinegar in the water can not only make your skin tender, but also can give you a big relief, and provide you a good sleep.

3. Salt

It is very good for people to put some salt in the water, especially for people who have beriberi, since the salt can prevent the fungus. However, some reports say that warm salty water can draw the “cold” out. Therefore, it is good for preventing clod and improve blood circulation, thus enhancing kidney function.

4. Folium artemisiae argyi (Aiye)

Aiye is most commonly used traditional Chinese herbs in Acupuncture. This herbs is also helpful for improving blood circulation.

If you add peppers, you can get a better outcome. On one hand, it can boost your immunity to prevent yourself from having a cold. It is very good for removing smell for those who is likely to sweat on feet.

Combining salt and Aiye can relieve some pain, such as toothache and sore throat.

5. Cinnamon

This Chinese herb is good for relieving swelling in kidney disease patients.

6. Saffron crocus

For those who always feel numbness in limbs and see extravasated blood, they can take this herb to get rid of these discomforts. It is also for preventing dry skin and chilblain in winter.

There are some considerations you should know about Foot Bath. Since words are limited here, I cannot explain to you in details. If you are interested in it, please leave a message below or consult our doctors online.

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