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An ancient healing tradition you can do at home

WEIGHT SHED

WEIGHT SHED Product Details

Medicinal Herb

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Weight Loss & Foot Soaks

 

Weight gain is a common occurrence as individuals age, alter lifestyles & develop certain health conditions. It is often attributed to a decrease in metabolism & the consumption of more calories than the body can burn, resulting in an increase in body fat. In some cases, weight gain has been linked to various debilitating diseases.

Here are a few reasons why someone might consider using a Traditional Foot Soak to aid in weight loss:

  • Improved energy flow: According to TCM, when the body's vital energy, known as Qi, flows smoothly, overall health & well-being are enhanced. It is believed that certain reflexology points on the feet, when stimulated through a foot soak, can help restore and balance the flow of Qi throughout the body & may contribute to improved metabolic function, which can indirectly support weight management.

  • Stress reduction: Stress can be a significant factor contributing to weight gain or difficulty in losing weight. Traditional foot soaks are often accompanied by a sense of relaxation & reduced stress levels. The warm water, soothing herbs, & the act of taking time for self-care can help alleviate stress &  promote a sense of well-being. By managing stress, individuals may find it easier to make healthier choices & maintain a balanced approach to weight management.

  • Detoxification: Some herbs used in Traditional Foot Soaks are believed to possess detoxifying properties. These herbs may assist in eliminating toxins from the body through the pores of the feet during the foot soak. By supporting the body's natural detoxification processes, it is thought that the foot soak may contribute to overall health & potentially aid in weight management.

  • Circulation enhancement: The warm water and herbal infusion in a TCM foot soak can help improve blood circulation in the feet & lower extremities. Enhanced circulation may assist in reducing fluid retention & minimizing swelling in the legs & ankles. While this may not directly lead to fat loss, it can contribute to a temporary reduction in weight due to decreased water retention.

It's important to note that a Traditional Foot Soak should not be viewed as a standalone solution for weight loss. It is best approached as a complementary practice that can be used alongside a balanced diet, regular exercise & other healthy lifestyle choices.

Each 1 oz. packet of Weight Shed by Traditional Foot Soaks is sufficient for 2 treatments and contains 7 Chinese medicinal herbs.

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INGREDIENTS

Bai Shao (Paeonia Lactiflora) or White Peony Root

Works through the Liver & Spleen Meridians.

 

Bai Zi Ren (Platycladus orientalis) or Chinese Arborvitae

Works through the Liver & Large Intestine Meridians.

 

Chamomile flowers (Matricaria Chamomilla).

Works through the Liver, Pericardium, Lung, Large Intestine & Spleen Meridians.

 

Dan Shen (Salvia Miltiorrhiza) - Salvia Root.

Works through the Heart & Liver Meridians.

 

Gou Teng (Uncaria Rhynchophylla) or

Chinese Cat's Claw.

Works through the Liver & Pericardium Meridians.

 

Huang Qin (Scutellaria Baicalensis) - Skullcap Root

Works through the Lung, Stomach, Gallbladder & Large Intestine Meridians.

 

Yuan Zhi (Polygala Tenuifolia)

Thinleaf Milkwort Root

Works through the Heart, Liver & Lung Meridians.

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How to use our traditional Foot soaks

USING AT HOME WITH HEATED FOOT BATH
  • Place the herbs in a pot of water & bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat & simmer for 20 minutes to extract the medicinal properties of the herbs.
  • Allow to cool to 105-112F.
  • Pour herbal decoction into the heated foot bath.
  • Add additional warm to hot water to ankle level.
  • Check the temperature to make sure it isn't too hot.
  • Soak your feet for 30 minutes.
  • After 30 minutes, remove feet, dry thoroughly with towel & put on slippers.
Use slippers after your foot bath to extend the benefits of the treatment.  Wearing slippers can help to prolong the effects of these treatments by allowing the skin to absorb the beneficial properties for a longer period of time promoting foot health and comfort.

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USING AT HOME WITH A BASIN
  • Place the herbs in a pot of water & bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat & simmer for 20 minutes to extract the medicinal properties of the herbs.
  • Allow to cool to 105-112F.
  • Pour herbal decoction into a basin or heated foot bath.
  • Check the temperature to make sure it isn't too hot.
  • Soak your feet for 30 minutes preferably before bedtime
  • To maintain the temperature of the water if not using a heated foot bath, keep a flask of hot water next to you & periodically add more hot water.  Remove your feet from the basin to avoid burning yourself when you pour the additional water. Check the temperature before you return your feet to the basin.
  • After 30 minutes, take feet out and dry thoroughly.
  • Use slippers after your foot bath to extend the benefits of the treatment.  wearing slippers can help to prolong the effects of these treatments by allowing the skin to absorb the beneficial properties for a longer period of time promoting foot health and comfort.
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