Mix this foot bath to relieve tired, aching feet in short order.
- Measuring cup
- Mixing bowl
- Mixing spoon
- 2-pound coffee can or large jar with cover
- Epsom salts
- Colloidal oatmeal
Note: Buy the ingredients at a pharmacy.
Yield: About 11/2 to 2 pounds
Measure 1/4 cup of alum, 1/8 cup of borax, and 1 cup of Epsom salts into a mixing bowl; mix the ingredients thoroughly. Add 1 cup of colloidal oatmeal and mix well again. Pour the mixture into a clean, 2-pound coffee can or a large jar, and cover it tightly.
To use the preparation, stir 1/2 tablespoon of this mixture into a basin of warm water.