It may sound like a horrible use for perfectly good beer, but it will leave your feet feeling healthy and happy.
You may have heard about the European spas where people can bathe themselves in beer. It may sound like an unusual practice, but the truth of the matter is that there are many antioxidants and nutrients in beer that are quite good for the skin and mostly originate as a result of the bacteria in the yeast and the acidity of the hops. The biggest of which are pantothenic acid and vitamin B complex. Bathing in beer has been linked to the clearing of acne, repairing hair follicles, and generally just leaving skin smoother, clearer, and more youthful. Why not take an entire bath in beer? Well, unless you have a lot of extra cash lying around, it would be pretty expensive to keep a keg next to the tub.So, let’s just focus on the one part of the human anatomy that is probably more abused than any other part and could truly use the rejuvenation — your feet! There are nice feet and nasty feet alike which can benefit from this home holistic treatment. You’ll find that by doing this on occasion you’ll have less dead skin and calluses. And, on the off chance you have a toenail fungal problem or the common Athlete’s Foot, beer can help clean that up too. Not to mention, if you have a beer in hand you’ll feel well relaxed after a long, stressful day.
What You Need
3 Bottles of dark beer (room temp)
White Vinegar (liter)
Acidophilus Sachet (available at most
Tub or foot bath
An extra beer or two (refrigerated)
How To Do It
Step 1: Setup the towel on your floor in front of a comfortable seating position so that if you splash the beer, you won’t make a mess.
Step 2: Place the tub or foot bath on the towel.
Step 3: Fill the tub with half a sachet of Acidophilus, a liter of White Vinegar, and the 3 beers.
Step 4: Stir the contents of the tub gently.
Step 5: Open a cold beer to drink as you relax.
Step 6: Take a seat and dip your feet in.
Step 7: Bathe feet for approximately 30 minutes (or longer if you’d like).
Step 8: Remove feet from foot bath and dry thoroughly with second towel.
Step 9: Dispose of the beer foot bath. Don’t drink it.
After a few “treatments” you should find that your skin and nails have a newfound health!