Quick Home Remedies to Soothe Dry Itchy Feet

An itchy foot can be annoying and put you over the brink, particularly when you’re wearing shoes. The most common reasons behind itchy feet are dry skin and overly moist feet. But worry no more because these itchy feet remedies can bring you fast relief.

Baking Soda

What to do: Add 2 spoonfuls of water to 1 spoonful of baking soda. Stir the mixture until it’s a fine paste. Apply the paste on your toes and the itchy parts and rinse it off with cold water after 10 minutes. Pat with a clean, dry towel. This might soothe the irritation for a while.

White Vinegar

What to do: Add 2/3 tablespoons of white vinegar to warm water. The acidity of the vinegar kills fungi and bacteria. If you don’t particularly like the smell of vinegar, you can always rinse your feet with water and hypoallergenic soap then pat it with a clean towel.

Salt Water soak

What to do: Stir 2 teaspoons of salt in 1 pint of warm water. Pour the mixture into a shallow pan and immerse your feet in the liquid for about ten to 15 minutes. Do it thrice a day. Some people also do oatmeal, lemon and mint soaks to reduce itching.

Petroleum Jelly

What to do: Apply petroleum jelly thoroughly on your feet and cover them with socks. This will not only reduce itching, but it will also moisturize your feet. Use organic cotton socks to let your skin breathe and lessen fungal growth and itching.

Most of these home remedies for dry itchy feet will alleviate the sensation and relieve your discomfort. However, it is always safest to check with your doctor to find out if there are any underlying serious causes behind the itch.

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February 09, 2019 — Admin Cottonique

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