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DIY Cooling Foot and Leg Massage Butter

Oh my aching feet! They really take the brunt of long days, jobs that require long periods of standing, evenings spent in high heels, flip-flops on sandy beaches, and hours trapped in running shoes.

Take a little time to thank your feet for all their hard work with a little TLC.


This recipe contains three essential oils that work together to cool and nourish your aching feet:

  1. Peppermint oil contains menthol which is soothing and cooling to the skin and/or skin irritations. Peppermint oil also smells great and may have some bacteria killing properties.

  2. Tea tree oil is both antibacterial and anti-fungal, learn more from the National Center for Biotechnology Information. This keeps fungus at bay.

  3. Eucalyptus oil has a fresh and clean aroma and has been used as both an antiseptic and anti-fungal according to the University of Maryland Medical Center.

The recipe also uses three extremely effective natural moisturizers to soften your skin:

  1. Mango butter is pressed from the seed of the mango fruit. It is highly emollient (softening and soothing) to skins and has a high content of both oleic and stearic acid which seal in moisture