Summer is here and for those who have a problem of sweaty hands and feet it is a challenging time. This makes something as simple as shaking hands with someone a huge embarrasment. Looking for ways to deal with it? Here are some effective and no-side effects home remedies you must try.
Baking Soda has an alkaline nature and thus, it can prove to be an effective remedy for sweaty hands and feet. Mix two to three tablespoons of baking soda in warm water and dip your hands/feet in it for 20 to 30 minutes. Keep rubbing them with the soda powder in the water. Afterwards, pat them dry.
Buy organic rosewater from any store or make your own by boiling rose petals in water and straining it. Simply use a cotton swab to apply the rosewater on your palms and feet. It has a cooling impact on your skin.
Dip your sweaty hands and feet in cold water for 15 to 20 minutes in a day. This will relieve the problem to a great extent.
Cornstarch/ Talcum Powder
They both work in the same way as they help keep your skin dry. Just dust them on your palms and feet. Try to use a non-perfumed talcum powder as it is better and more natural, making it safe for frequent usage.
Lemon can be used in three ways to control the problem of sweaty hands and feet. Take lemon and orange peels and dry them. After they turn hard and brittle powder them.
Dust the powder on your hands and feet. Store it in an airtight container.
- Mix lemon juice with vodka and rub it on your hands. Leave it for 15 to 20 minutes and then wash it away.
- Mix lemon juice with salt and rub it on your hands. After it gets dry, wash it away.
Due to its antiperspirant properties, you can use moist black tea bags for this purpose and hold them in your sweaty hands for a few minutes everyday. You can also use it to rinse or wipe your sweaty hands and feet to control the problem. Alternatively, put 3 to 4 black tea bags in hot water and soak your palms or feet in it everyday for 30 minutes.
Since times immemorial, sandalwood paste has been used by people on their foreheads to keep it cool. It is known to lessen perspiration and due to this property it is an effective remedy for sweaty palms and feet. Mix it with water, lime juice or rosewater.
Apply it on the sweaty patches, let it dry and wash it off.