5 Natural Remedies For Sweaty Hands And Feet

HEALTH  |  June 26, 2017
  • 1. Soak in vinegar
    1 / 5 1. Soak in vinegar

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    With its acidic nature, vinegar helps to kill any bacteria on your palms and feet, and has a drying effect. Dilute the vinegar with warm water and soak your feet or palms for about 15 to 30 minutes. Use apple cider vinegar for best results.

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  • 2. Soak in tea
    2 / 5 2. Soak in tea

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    If you’re unwilling to soak your feet and hands in vinegar, try soaking them in tea instead. Tea helps to get rid of any bacteria and tightens your pores so you’ll sweat less. Simply soak black tea bags into hot water and let it cool to a comfortable temperature before soaking your feet in.

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  • 3. Use baking soda
    3 / 5 3. Use baking soda

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    Alkaline in nature, baking soda will help to balance the pH of your feet and palms. It’ll help to reduce the sweat and prevent feet odour too. Dissolve the baking soda into warm water and soak your feet for 15 to 30 minutes.

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  • 4. Dust with cornstarch
    4 / 5 4. Dust with cornstarch

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    Dust your palms and feet with cornstarch. It works like talcum powder; it helps to absorb the sweat and keeps your hands and feet dry.

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  • 5. Apply coconut oil
    5 / 5 5. Apply coconut oil

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    It may seem weird to be applying oil to sweaty areas. However, coconut oil helps to prevent your hands and feet from sweating while moisturising them. Coconut oil eliminates the bacteria that causes the sweat and odour, and keeps you fresh with its natural fragrance. Apply a small amount on the affected areas after showering. Be careful when applying because it can stain your clothes.

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