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Foot Skin and Nail Care

How can I get rid of foot odor?

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  • AMehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology, answered
    If you suffer from foot odor, tea is a quick and inexpensive fix. The tannins in tea act as natural astringents and help kill bacteria. To deodorize and neutralize smell, soak for 20 minutes in a foot bath of water steeped with 4-5 tea bags.
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  • AMichael Roizen, MD, Internal Medicine, answered

    If the 250,000 sweat glands in your feet cause excessive sweating or if you wear damp socks or shoes for too long, your feet can stink. The solution? Zap the overgrowth of stinky bacteria: After washing and drying your feet, apply a diluted solution of lemongrass oil or verbena oil.

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