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Ryoko Hori’s Detoxing Footbath

  • Ryoko Hori's Detoxing Footbath for Spring Detox with her Senses Salon and Foodadit

Taking a bath is a great idea for releasing tension and stress and harmonising your body and mind, but if you don’t have a bathtub at home, then a footbath is a great alternative! A footbath helps with detox by enhancing the blood circulation for the whole body, balancing the nervous system, and helping to shift blocked energy, improving your overall well-being. Perfect for a good night's sleep!


  • A large bowl with space for both of your feet.
  • Hot water – please be careful to avoid burning your skin.
  • Try using Ryoko’s Detox Blend Oil to detoxify the body.

Here’s how you make it

  1. Prepare the large bowl of hot water – it should be hot as this is essential for stimulating and improving the circulation, lymphatic and immune systems for the whole body. Please be careful to avoid burning your skin.
  2. Slowly place your feet into the bowl. 
  3. Soak your feet for 5-7 minutes adding additional hot water into the bowl to keep the water hot.
  4. If you see that one foot is redder than the other, soak the foot that is less red for an additional 2 minutes.
  5. Remove and dry your feet.
  6. Keep your feet warm by putting on a pair of socks.
  7. Drink a glass of water to help flush out toxins.

Tip:  for a more powerful detoxification, follow the instructions for the footbath version of Ryoko’s Detox Blend Oil recipe using bath salts.

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Contributor Ryoko Hori

Pictures by Yoori Koo
Date Added 18/04/2017
Type Activity Time 0h 7m