A sitz bath is a low, shallow bath that consists of warm water and optional added ingredients of vinegar, baking soda or salt. Salt and vinegar work well to soothe irritated skin, and baking soda is known for its antibac... More »

Instructions for a sitz bath can be found on the Healthline website in an article in the reference library written by Debra Stang and medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD. Instructions for using a regular bathtub or a... More »

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A patient sits in a sitz bath with the water covering the buttocks and hips, states MedlinePlus. The bathtub should contain 2 to 3 inches of warm water. More »

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Some simple ways to eliminate foot odor include soaking feet in a salt-water bath, adding vinegar to the bath to eliminate bacteria, and spraying shoes with Lysol disinfectant spray, according to Men's Health. Other trea... More »

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To take a detox bath, fill the bathtub with hot water, add Epsom salt, and soak in the bath for at least 15 minutes. The Epsom salt removes impurities from the body and promotes relaxation. More »

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One home remedy for nasal discharge involves mixing a cup of warm water, a pinch of baking soda and a teaspoon of salt, and squirting the solution into each nostril with a nasal syringe, states HowStuffWorks. If a syring... More »

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To soak your feet in warm water, fill a tub with warm water, add 1 to 2 tablespoons Epsom salt to the water, and place the tub on the floor. Soak your feet for at least five minutes. More »

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