Swollen legs, ankles, and feet, there are usually due to edema, but also due to prolonged standing or sitting. We bring you tips on natural ways to solve the problem of tired and swollen feet.
Usually, ankles and feet swell during the day. Most women complain of leg swelling during the year, claim to have the feeling as if ants are walking beneath the skin and at night can sometimes occur and cramps.
In addition to being advised to wear comfortable shoes for a walk regularly, do not sit or stand for too long, do not expose too much sun but there are a few other tricks that can help immediately.
Tea of parsley
The best remedy for swollen legs is parsley because throws off excess water from the body. Wash and chopped 100 gr of root and leaf of parsley.
Pour 300 ml water and cook on low heat for 7 minutes. Now strain when little cool drink 2 times a day for 10 days. Always prepare a fresh cup of parsley.
Sit down and give your legs in front of you. Put ice in a bag, and wrap a towel. Keep the swollen place some time before the island does not come off.
In addition to being good for sprains and strains, this coating is perfect for tired and swollen feet. Heat equal parts of vinegar and water. A towel soaked in the mixture, drain and wrap them with swollen legs. Keep covering five minutes. Repeat the process by three times.
Another good remedy for sore feet. Chop cucumber into slices and place on foot, so all wrap a bandage or cotton cloth. Cucumber will absorb the accumulated fluid and accelerate recovery.
Lecithin granules are also very effective for treating swollen legs, especially during pregnancy. Take the recommended dose of lecithin 2 or 3 months regularly. The result is guaranteed.
Vitamin E and exercises
It is important to consume foods rich in vitamin E or take it further in capsules. Among the foods rich in vitamin E include spinach, sweet potatoes, sunflower seeds, wheat germ, almond oil, …
As for exercise, there are a few that can advise people who have problems with swollen legs.
Lie down on the mat and extend your legs in front of you. Rotate the leg 10 to 15 times in a clockwise direction and then in the same manner contrary clockwise, also 10 to 15 times. Do the same with the other leg. In this way, minimize swelling and improve circulation in the legs.
St. John’s wort and birch
Mix per 100 g of finely chopped leaves and flower of St. John’s wort and 200 g of crushed birch leaf, and all overflow with 3 liters of water. Mixture cook over low heat for 2 hours, then remove from heat and let it stand covered for two hours. Strain and again heat up then soak a cotton cloth or gauze and hold for 2 hours on swollen legs in the morning, at noon and at bedtime. Then lubricate painful areas with olive oil and cover them.
Walnut and St. John’s wort
Mix 50 g finely chopped walnuts leaf, and flower of St. John’s wort, and all mix with 1 liter of brandy. Close the bottle and keep in a warm room 20 days, shakes several times a day. Then strain and apply on the affected area three times a day for 10 minutes and wash the feet of plain lukewarm water, lubricate them with olive oil and wrap in dry warm clothes.
About 200 g of wall wort root Finely chop and cook for about an hour in 2 liters of water. The water should not boil a pot should be capped. After an hour remove from heat and let it stand covered for two hours. Strain again , soak a cloth and keep an hour on swollen legs in the morning, at noon and at bedtime.
Cabbage and horseradish
Grate half a head of fresh cabbage and finely chopped leaf of horseradish, mix well and apply on painful areas 3 times a day and hold for about 1 hour. After removing the coating painful spots greased with olive oil and wrapped in woolen cloth.
The bath of chamomile and lemon balm
Tablespoon of chamomile and 2 tablespoons finely chopped lemon balm Pour with 1 liter of boiling water and cook for 5 minutes. In 1 liter of warm water dissolve a tablespoon of sea salt, add filtered, tea and keep your feet in the bath for 25 -30 minutes. After that, wash your feet with cool water and rub with a towel.
Heat 2-3 liters of water, and pour into it a handful of sea salt, a tablespoon of baking soda and a tablespoon of mint leaves or pine needles. Keep your feet for about 15 minutes. Then rub them with a towel to encourage circulation.