How Cooling Foot and Leg Butter Works
My Cooling Foot Butter contains three essential oils that work together to cool feet and eliminate foot odor:
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.
Tea tree oil is both antibacterial and antifungal, learn more from the National Center for Biotechnology Information.
Eucalyptus oil has a fresh and clean aroma and has been used as both an antiseptic and antifungal according to the University of Maryland Medical Center.
The recipe also uses three extremely effective natural moisturizers to soften your skin:
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.
Virgin coconut oil is a raw vegetable oil that is an excellent moisturizer with a high content of lanauric acid which is antiviral, anti-fungal, and antibacterial.
Vitamin E oil is a vitamin oil know for its skin healing and antioxidant properties; it is often used in beauty products to reduce the signs of aging and treat skin conditions such as sunburn psoriasis, eczema, and stretch marks. It also acts as a natural preservative in homemade body care items.
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