Herbal foot soaks have a long history in Chinese medicine. It is widely used as a way of self care at home, but it is also used as a treatment method for many health issues.
In Chinese medicine, feet are considered as a very important part of the body. They contain the starting or ending points of 6 major meridians.
Ai ye (Chinese mugwort) is a common Chinese medicinal herb, which carries a gentle warming property. Ai ye soaks provide relief from seasonal cold in the extremities, and it helps to warm your body up, and relieve pain and fatigue.
*Soak decoction can also be added into a regular bath if preferred.
Ai ye (Artemisia argyi)
How to use herbal soak:
Boil the herbal soak bag in 5 cups of water for 15 minutes. Dilute the decoction with water in your foot bath, the water level should be above your ankles, and the ideal water temperature should be maintained between 30 ° C and 40 ° C. Soak your feet for about 10-20 minutes.