Home Remedies for Foot Odor: Black Tea

Black tea is a strong, oxidized type of tea made from the Camellia sinensis plant. It is high in antioxidants and tannins which help to prevent a number of diseases and health issues. It is considered as one of the best natural home remedies for foot odor. The tannic acid in black tea regulates your foot’s pH balance and reduces perspiration. Black tea also has antibacterial properties that eliminate foot odor.

Black Tea Foot Bath

To make a black tea foot soak, bring four cups of water to boil in a pot. Add four black tea bags to the pot, and continue to boil for fifteen minutes. Once the soak has cooled, remove the teabags and soak your feet for 20-30 minutes. Pat your feet dry when done.

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If you want to amplify the antibacterial effects of this foot soak, it is a good idea to add a few drops of Tea Tree Oil or Thyme Oil to the mixture. According Reader’s Digest, these natural essential oils “contain a strong antiseptic that kills odor-causing bacteria”. They’re great home remedies for foot odor, but they are also proven to be effective against athlete’s foot and toenail infections.

NanoFresh Antimicrobial Socks

NanoFresh Antimicrobial socks kill bacteria that causes foot odor, fungus and infections. We recommend wearing NanoFresh Antibacterial Socks after using this foot soak because it will continue to destroy bacteria to ensure your foot odor doesn’t return.

What are your favorite home remedies for foot odor?