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Antibacterial Foot Powder Formula

Antibacterial Foot Powder Formula

The downside of warmer weather is that odor-causing bacteria now have the perfect conditions to multiply. Our feet, in particular, are prone to problems with warm-weather odor, especially when they’re confined to sports shoes. But with the help of a few kitchen-cupboard ingredients, we can keep our feet feeling cool, dry, and fresh for just pennies.

Find out how to make this simple, effective formula here:

Baking soda absorbs odors, while borax has antifungal properties and is also alkaline and deodorizing. The essential oils are antimicrobial–and they add a lovely scent.

INGREDIENTS

3 tablespoons baking soda
1 tablespoon borax
10 drops antibacterial essential oil, such as clove or rosemary

1. Combine all ingredients thoroughly and store in a glass jar with a screw top.

2. Apply a small amount of powder to feet whenever necessary.

This formula will keep indefinitely.

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By Annie B. Bond

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Annie B. Bond

Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on anniebbond.com, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.

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1:40PM PDT on Oct 22, 2012

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7:35AM PDT on Jul 10, 2012

Thanks for the info.

7:12PM PDT on Oct 29, 2011

Cheers :)

10:29AM PDT on Aug 23, 2011

Thank you

4:09PM PDT on Jul 15, 2011

thank you!

3:37AM PDT on Jun 26, 2011

ok

8:45PM PDT on Jun 24, 2011

Good info, thanks!

12:19AM PDT on Jun 24, 2011

Good to know.

10:08PM PDT on Jun 23, 2011

Thanks :)

1:17AM PDT on May 29, 2011

Thanks for the article.

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