Does A Foot Detox Work? Know the Facts - Healthline

The modern lifestyle is not an ideal for health. Whether from the food we eat, the air we breathe, or even from the countless negative thoughts and emotions we experience throughout the day, we fill our bodies with toxins.



2. Pour water in a kettle and let it boil. Add the finely sliced garlic and onions in the boiling water. Let it boil for additional 10 minutes.


You’ll benefit from the air purifying effects as well! In England, during plagues they would chop up onions and leave them in the room to purify the air and to help them not be susceptible to infections, the flu or anything that may harm them.

Why Garlic Is A Powerful Detoxification Superhero

Onions and garlic are known air purifiers and when applied to the skin topically they kill germs and bacteria but also the phosphoric acid (the substance from onions that makes you cry when you cut them open) enters the bloodstream it helps to purify the blood and kill any bacteria or germs that may be festering waiting to give you the flu.

As you sleep the natural healing powers of the onion will go to work through your skin (trans-dermal application) purifying your blood and killing bacteria and germs.

Here’s How to Make Homemade Detox Foot Pads to Cleanse

3. Next, let the water cool off for 20 minutes. Then, pour the mixture in the center of the self-stick gauze pads, only enough to get wet. If there is too much liquid in the pads, squeeze the excess out. Also, try not to wet the sticky part of the pads.




The bottom of your feet are powerful and direct access points to internal organs in your body through what is known as meridians in Chinese medicine. The meridian system is very closely correlated with the nervous system.