Epsom Salt Peppermint Foot Scrub

This lively scrub might make you want to play footsie. Soaking your feet first in warm saltwater not only feels heavenly, it also softens tough skin for maximum benefits.

1 cup Epsom salt
1/3 cup almond oil or olive oil
1 tablespoon castile soap
6 drops pure essential oil of peppermint

Mix all of the ingredients thoroughly in a bowl. Soak your feet first if desired, using 3 quarts of hot water directly from the faucet or warmed on the stove top to a comfortable temperature. Pour the water into a basin and mix in 1/4 cup table salt or Epson Salts. Soak those lovely feet for a good 15 minutes. Then, scrub your dear feet with the mixture because you work so hard. Rinse them off and rest.

Adapted from Easy Green Living by Renee Loux (Rodale, 2008).

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Nils Anders Lunde


Danuta Watola
Danuta Watola2 years ago

Thank you for posting.

Val M.
Val M.2 years ago


Hentie Kuhn
Hentie Kuhn3 years ago

I would like to know if the olive oil that is used for this scrub is the normal olive oil you use in the kitchen for cooking?

Kelly Rogers3 years ago

I can't wait to try it. Thanx, a lot and my feet will also

Donna Hamilton
Donna Hamilton3 years ago

Sounds great - thanks for posting.

KS Goh
KS Goh3 years ago

Thanks for the article.

Darla G.
Darla G.4 years ago

Looks so yummy!

Lyssa C.
Lyssa C.4 years ago

Cheers :)

Lyssa C.
Lyssa C.4 years ago

Cheers :)