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10 Home Remedies for Body Odor

Salt Those Tootsies

While you're reviewing your wardrobe and stocking up on antibacterial aids, don't forget to pay attention to your feet. Keeping your tootsies locked in a pair of shoes and socks all day is providing the perfect incubator for bacteria that likes moist, dark places. It's no wonder that the aroma wafting off your athletic socks could drop a petunia at 10 yards. To kill foot bacteria, soak your feet in salt water. Try a cup of salt for every quart of water, and don't rinse the salt off. Let it dry in place. (If your feet begin to crack or peel, stop the salt soaks for a few weeks.)