Reasons to put essential oil on the bottom of your feet
- No sebum as a barrier – palms and feet are the only body parts that are without sebaceous glands where no layer of sebum that will slow down the absorption. Note: Avoid sweaty hands and feet as water will repel oil.
- Reflexology – achieving reflexology effect at the same time as every nerve line of our body and organ ends in your feet. Hence feet is one of the body parts with the most meridian point. Apply the essential oil and apply pressure of the thumb and fingers on the feet.
- Less sensitive – lower the risk of irritation and sensitivities as the skin on the soles are less sensitive compared to the rest of the body. Feet are normally safe to apply even with undiluted essential oil.
- Safer for babies and children – Applying oil to the feet is safe as it is further from the reach of children’s eyes and mouth.
Most importantly massaging feet is undoubtedly pleasurable!