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Home Remedies for Foot Odor : Smelly Feet

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Home Remedies to Get Rid of Sweaty Smelly Foot

Smelly feet or foot odor can be very embarrassing. There are more sweat glands in our feet than the other parts of our body. This perspiration causes bad and unpleasant smell when it reacts with the bacteria present on the skin surface and the result is a smelly feet.
Although sweat does not necessarily have a bad odor of its own.

we can prevent foot odor by taking care of simple things like wearing cotton socks, keeping socks clean, avoiding closed shoes, maintaining foot hygiene etc.

Home Remedies for Foot Odor (Smelly Feet)

Powder Your Toes

Powder your toes with cornstarch or an anti fungal spray.
You can sprinkle talcum powder on your foot or you can go for specially formulated foot powder. There are many Ayurvedic options available in the market.

ayurvedic foot powder smelly feet

Keep your feet clean and keep away foot odor

If your sweat glands are too good in their work then you need to give them frequent bath.
To be simple you should wash your feet very often if you perspire a lot. This helps in avoiding smelly feet problem.

Control Perspiration

This should be the first effort to get rid of smelly feet. You can control perspiration by using antiperspirant they eliminate the foot odor and also to control perspiration. You can also use deodorants to eliminate the odor but they do not help in controlling perspiration.

Change Socks to avoid food odor and skin infections

Always wear clean socks, don’t wear unwashed or dirty socks. If you get time try to change the socks at-least twice a day.

Also see : home remedies for body odor

Baking Soda to get rid of stinky Feet.

Sprinkle baking soda on your feet after washing them.
you can also sprinkle baking soda inside your shoes as they can absorb the moisture and prevent foot odor (smelly feet).

Be smart enough to choose your shoes.
If you perspire more then you should choose open shoes. wear sandals for casual. Avoid wearing rubber and plastic shoes. Keep your shoes in open air after taking them out.

Soak your feet

You can prepare soaks of tea, vinegar, apple cider vinegar etc. and dip your feet in them.
they help in eliminating foot odor  and thus solves your problem of smelly feet, by keeping them clean.

 Vinegar Soak to Get Rid of Stinky Feet :

Acidic foot-bath helps is controlling bad odor of foot.
Mix 1/2  cup of vinegar in 1 quart of water. Soak your feet in this mixture for 15 minutes. Taking this foot bath twice a week shall help you get rid of smelly feet.



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