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foot bath

Naturopathy
A bath taken in cold or warm water. Given the importance of the feet in reflexology, immersion of the feet in extremes of temperature is thought by foot bath advocates to stimulate the entire body through nerve endings for various organs that are allegedly present in the feet; anecdotal reports suggest that foot baths may be effective in reducing fever, lowering blood pressure, treating headaches, improving the quality of sleep and renal function.

foot bath

Immersion of the feet and legs to a depth of 4 in (10 cm) above the ankles in water at 98°F (36.7°C).
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