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home remedies for cold feet

Warm Oil Massage

Massaging your feet is a simple and therapeutic way to restore warmth. It stimulates blood flow to your extremities.

treat cold feet with warm oil massage

Plus, regular foot massage will help keep your feet healthy and free from many kinds of foot problems.

Warm some olive, coconut or sesame oil in the microwave for a few seconds.
Apply this warm oil on one of your cold feet.
Use gentle but firm pressure with your fingers to massage from toe to ankle for 10 minutes.
Repeat with the other foot.
After the massage, put on cotton socks.
Do this daily before going to bed and, if needed, once again during the day.

Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy is one of the simplest options that you can try at home to restore warmth to your feet.

hydrotherapy for cold feet

Hydrotherapy utilizes both cold and warm water soaks. The warm water soak helps improve circulation, while the cold water soak helps reduce symptoms.

Fill 2 foot tubs or basins – one with cold water and the other with warm water.
Sit in a comfortable position, and soak your feet in cold water for 2 minutes.
Then, switch to the warm water basin for 1 minute.
Continue alternating between the two basins for 15 to 20 minutes.
Pat dry immediately and put on warm socks.
Repeat a few times daily until you get relief.

Foot Exercises

Exercising your feet is essential to keep the blood flowing continuously and keep your feet warm. Foot exercises also help strengthen blood vessels. For example, you can walk alternately on your toes and then your heels for 10 to 15 minutes. A few more exercises are:

Epsom Salt

Another simple way to make your feet warm is an Epsom salt soak. The heat of the warm water will have a warming effect, while the magnesium sulfate present in Epsom salt will provide magnesium to the body.

Epsom salt soak for cold feet

Magnesium deficiency is one of the causes of cold feet as well as hands.

Mix ½ cup of Epsom salt in a small tub filled with warm water.
Stir until the salt is dissolved.
Soak your feet in it for 15 to 20 minutes.
Repeat this remedy twice a week.