To stop foot odor, soak your feet several times a week in one-third cup of
natural apple cider vinegar
added to a small pan of warm water.
Or, use tea. The tannic acid found in tea can help eliminate foot odor. Make a pot of tea, without adding sugar or lemon, and pour it into a dishpan. Wait until the tea is no longer too hot, then soak your feet in it for ten minutes. Soap and water should remove any stain the tea leaves on your feet.
Sprinkle Baking Soda inside your shoes to absorb moisture and odor.
Get 15 to 30 milligrams of zinc per day either alone or in your multi-vitamin. This should reduce or eliminate the odor within a week or two. The zinc may make the skin more resistant to the bacteria causing the odor. Don't take more than 30 mg. of zinc without medical supervision since high levels of zinc can interfere with the absorption of copper and can damage the immune system.
Shoes made with natural materials like leather breathe better than man-made materials like plastic, allowing heat to escape.
A light dusting with a foot powder like Tinactin Antifungal Foot Powder twice a day can also help kill odor-causing fungus. But, 1) don't put powder on sweaty feet, dry them first, and 2) don't use cornstarch powder, it can create more problems.
Freeman Deodorizing Foot Spray is an easy way to apply tea tree, peppermint and eucalyptus.
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