Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

Baking Soda is an odor remover and is slightly abrasive so it works well as a scrub (though not as good as fine sand). Lavender and Lemon stated in the recipe are Lavender essential oil and Lemon essential oil. You may substitute Sweet or Bitter Orange Essential oil for the Lemon Essential oil.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 14 cup baking soda
  • 2 drops lavender
  • 2 drops lemons (do not use if anemic or have low blood pressure. Do not expose feet to sun for next 4 hours as lemon)
  • 1 drop tea tree oil or 1 drop cedarwood oil


  1. Mix ingredients together.
  2. Rub feet with half the mixture.


Most Helpful

Very nice scrub...if you want "scrubbier" you can add a tablespoon of corn meal.

mollypaul March 15, 2004

I hate wearing socks, so my feet are constantly exposed. On top of that, I've got dry skin, so I'm not about to win any foot beauty contests. This scrub really works wonders. I made it at the end of a long day at work and an endless bus ride home where I had to stand the whole time. The lemon oil really wakes up your tired feet while at the same time the lavender oil soothes them. Instead of the tea tree oil I used a drop of clary sage oil for my dry skin. Next time I'm going to try Molly's suggestion of adding some cornmeal for a really good slough! Thanks, V-nut, this one is going to become a regular habit!

Mirj June 02, 2004

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