Many of us do not think about what happiness to have a healthy leg. You can go where you want, run, jump, jumping. And what a pleasure bring hiking in nature. Even those who have a sedentary job, spend a lot of time on their feet, especially in the warmer months.
The ancients said that "aging starts with the feet and rises above", which is why foot care always attached considerable importance.
Most of the year in our climate legs are hidden under pants, leggings, tights. But summer comes and we open them to the joy of a strong half of mankind. And it is clear that the legs have to be healthy and beautiful.
In the summer we often wear high-heeled shoes, and this is also the load on the legs. So, foot care should be an integral part of the care of their appearance.
If you do not pay enough attention to the legs, the skin coarsens feet, legs tired, swollen, cracked heels.
The most necessary procedure is the washing of feet. In the evening, they should be washed with warm soapy water and wipe necessarily a good thing, making sure that no moisture remains between the fingers.
Coming home after a working day, experts advise to lie down, propped his feet cushion, so that they are slightly above the position of the body and lie so 15 minutes This posture promotes blood flow to the legs and feet get a rest.
To relieve fatigue is useful to make the bath with baking soda - 1 tbsp. spoon on 1 liter of warm water.
Instead of soda, you can use sea salt - 100 g per 1 liter of water.
Severe fatigue remove powder dry mustard 1 tbsp. spoon on 1 liter of water.
If the legs are swollen all the time, you should see a doctor to find out why.
Perhaps the case in diseases of the kidneys, the heart, varicose veins. Then the doctor will prescribe the appropriate treatment.
If the legs become swollen from the heat, but you can cope with edema home remedies.
The pharmacy sells blueberry leaves in bags, which are brewed as a tea and drink during the day.
From relieve severe swelling of the valves bean broth.
1 tbsp. a spoonful of crushed wings pour 2 cups boiling water, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes, insist 30 minutes, strain and drink 1/2 cup 4 times a day for half an hour before meals.
Relieves swelling cherry and black currant, doctors are advised to eat 1 cup of berries a day.
Useful as parsley, dill, celery, lettuce, any vegetables.
A salt intake should be reduced when edema.
Helps to cope with the problem of the simplest exercises. For example, such as the beating of feet, "scissors", "bicycle".
Even while sitting in the office, you can bend and straighten the toes, wiggle your feet, cross under the table from heel to toe and vice versa.
At lunchtime useful to make at least a short walk, maybe in the near park or even on the street.
In the evening, to relieve fatigue and swelling help contrasting the bath - lower legs alternately in a basin with hot and cold water. Check out procedure should be cold tray.
After the bath lubricated special foot cream or vegetable oil with the addition of 1-2 drops of essential oil of peppermint, which are sold in pharmacies.
In the summer it is recommended to make regular pedicures, nail varnish coat to protect nails from dust and dirt.
In order not to appear ingrown toenails, trim nails need no rounding their edges.
To make it easier to remove the remnants of the old varnish, feet lowered to 7-8 minutes in a bowl of warm soapy water. Then you need to clean the nails brush.
Hard skin on heels and soles carefully remove pumice. Legs wipe with a towel. Only then put on nails base layer or clearcoat. Then make up nail varnish, the selected color.
Very useful for foot massage feet. In Russia feet rubbed and massaged in ancient times. Rub them sauerkraut, pickles, sour dough, smeared hemp, linseed or sunflower oil.
In summer, require special attention heels. Return heels to help smooth warm baths. Dissolve sea salt in water, add a little planed soap, readily soluble. Take bath for 20 minutes 2-3 times a week.
Take equal amount of coffee grounds, honey, sour cream, stir, put on your feet after a bath and a good grind hard brush. Rinse with warm water.
Mix 1 tbsp. a spoonful of potato starch, 1 egg yolk and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice, mix well, put on heels and steamed to dry out. Rinse with warm water.
In summer, the house and the country is useful to walk on the grass, the sand barefoot. This process hardens the entire body and gives a person a feeling of oneness with nature.