Foot Care with Young Living Essential Oils
Young Living's therapeutic-grade essential oils are an excellent choice for those seeking natural alternatives. High quality essential oils can assist problems such as: foot fungus, foot discomforts, and dry skin through application of essential oils topically and in a foot bath, and other Young Living skin care products can help with dryness.
Whether using Young Living oils in a foot bath or in conjunction with therapies such as: VitaFlex, Reflexology or Massage the essential oils can play a large role in foot care and wellness, particularly when combined with other bodywork therapies.
There are many solutions we can apply at home very easily that can help us maintain happy, healthy and pretty feet. Below are some tips, recipes, and foot charts that can help you perform your own foot wellness routine from the comfort of your own home.
Lavender-Peppermint Foot Soak
This recipe is a favorite for sore, tired feet - especially after a long day of standing and walking.
- 2 drops Lavender
- 2 drops Peppermint
- 2 drops Chamomile
- 1/4 cup Epsom Salts
Cool, soothe and relieve your painful and swollen feet after a long day. Add essential oil and epsom salt mixture to a large bowl of warm water. Soak your feet for at least 10 minutes.
Pretty Feet Melrose Foot Bath
Our feet take a beating, at the same time we want them to feel and look their best. This foot bath recipe will help get your feet on their way to looking great.
- 1 cup Lemon Juice
- 1 1/2 Tablespoons Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 1/4 cup full fat Milk
- 3 drops Young Living Melrose Essential Oil blend
Mix all ingredients together and add to your foot bath water. Soak feet for 10-15 minutes, rinse well, and pat dry.
Melrose essential oil blend is excellent for foot and nail fungus. If you've not had success with Tea Tree (Melaleuca) you will be be quite pleased with the results of Melrose.
Tip for Dry Cracked Feet:
You'll need...Young Living Tender Tush and Animal Scents Ointment. Take a tiny dab of each in the palm of your hand and mix, rub on feet - this is also excellent for dry knees, elbows, and hands - in no time you'll have the prettiest and healthiest feet in town!
General Skin Recipe for Dry Chapped Skin
- 1 drop Young Living Rosewood Essential Oil
- 1 drop Young Living Patchouli Essential Oil
- 1 drop Young Living Geranium Essential Oil
- 1/2 teaspoon Young Living V-6 Mixing Oil (a carrier oil)
Mix all ingredients together, then rub or massage onto feet evenly.
Optional: for very chapped skin, seal in the above mixture on your hands, knees, elbows or feet with the tiniest dab of Young Living Tender Tush Ointment, terrific for dry knee's too.
VitaFlex Foot Chart and Essential Oil Application Points
Use the Foot Chart below to see which Young Living oils might be a good choice for you, note the pressure points too:
Get the VitaFlex Foot Chart (PDF).
Learn more about applications of essential oils in Bodywork / Massage