Kal Sa Ka „Mom’s Foot Bath“ 180g
For pregnancy and lactation (instead of Kal Sa Ka foot bath)
- Specially developed for pregnant women and nursing mothers (sensitive)
- Still offers all the benefits of our traditional foot bath
- Swollen feet as a result of overload subside quickly
- Creates quick relief when stinging and burning tired feet
- The foot bath is antiperspirant, makes your feet supple and resistant
- High, lasting effectiveness against cornea and corns
- The pH is in the basic range
Many midwives explicitly recommend “Mom’s Foot Bath” for pregnant women and nursing mothers.
Price: 9,95 + shipping
The ingredients of Mom’s foot bath and their effects
Calamus (Acorus calamus)
The Calamus is a perennial, herbaceous plant that stature reaches from 60 to max. 120 cm. It has an about thumb strong, aromatic-smelling rhizome (a subterranean or close above the ground growing shoot axis system („underground shoot“ – rootstock).
Originally the calamus comes from China, where it has been around since 1,000 BC. Chr. Is documented as a medicinal plant. Since the 13th century, it is also native to Central Europe.
The calamus prefers growing on the banks of streams, ponds and ditches.
The root of the calamus plant is full of essential oils (up to 5%), bitter substances, tannins and mucilage:
- The essential oils are: decadienal, caryophyllene, humulene, curcumin
- Bitter substances: Acoron, Acorin, Neoacoron
Main active ingredients: essential oils
Effects that are relevant for us:detoxifying, antiseptic, toning, sedative, relaxing, soothing, brain tonic.
Camphor (Cinnamomum camphora)
Camphor has long time is used in medicine in area of its origin. Since at least 900 A.D., it is obtained from the camphor tree. The Arabs also used it for a long time in medicine. Middle of the 17th.In the 19th century, the first camphor tree was planted in Europe (Netherlands).
Ordinary camphor is obtained from the chamomile tree (Cinnamomum camphora). This belongs to the laurel family and grows in southern China, Indochina and southern Japan and is cultivated in the tropics, especially in Taiwan and Florida.
The trees must be about 60 years old before they can be used for the extraction of Camphor. The essential oil is then recovered by careful steam distillation and crystallization of the shredded wood of the roots, trunks and bark.
Camphor has a characteristic, strong, fragrant, aromatic-woody, eucalyptus-like odor. In the cosmetic field camphor is used more as an active ingredient than as a fragrance. It is also a part of face, shaving, skin and hair lotions. Camphor has a mild antiseptic, analgesic and antipruritic effect in these preparations..
Camphor has long been used medically for rheumatism, muscle strain, neuralgia and chilblains, as well as in the form of 10% ointment rubs for chronic arthritis, tendonitis, traumatic swelling, myalgia, bursitis, sprain, sprain due to the locally strong irritant, circulatory effect. Above all, the external application of aching muscles and joints spreads.
When the footbath is prepared, the oxygen-enriched salts release Oxygen , which has an invigorating and refreshing effect in our footbath. .
Magnesium sulphate (MgSO4, also colloquially known as Epsom Salt)
Magnesium sulphate has traditionally been used as a component of bath salts. Bath salts are water-soluble, pulverized minerals that are added to water to be used for bathing. They are said to improve cleaning, enhance the enjoyment of bathing, and serve as a vehicle for cosmetic agents. Bath salts have been developed which mimic the properties of natural mineral baths or hot springs.
Among other things, magnesium sulphate has a relaxing effect; athletes use it to calm sore muscles. In obstetrics, MgSO4 is used as the drug of choice for the therapy and prophylaxis of eclampsia-associated seizures. Magnesium sulphate can also be used as a beauty product, e.g. for skin care.
Sodium carbonate (Na2CO3, colloquially: soda)
Sodium carbonate is a salt of carbonic acid, a compound of two molecules of sodium, one molecule of carbon and three molecules of oxygen. It is used also for water softening. Medical usage of soda is various. Here it serves to avoid the fatigue of muscles.
Sodium sulphate (Na2SO4)
Sodium sulphate (obsolete name Sulfuric acid soda) is a sodium salt of sulfuric acid and was discovered in 1625 by chemist and pharmacist Johann Rudolph Glauber as a constituent of mineral water. From 1658 he discovered a total of 26 different possible medical applications of sodium sulphate. Sodium sulphate is used as a homeopathic medicine under the name Natrum sulphuric.
All ingredients of our Kal Sa Ka “Mom’s Foot Bath” (full declaration):
Magnesium Sulfate, Sodium Carbonate, Sodium Sulfate, Limonene, Perfume *
* as a perfume here are the natural oils: Cinnamomum Camphora, Leaf Oil and Acorus Calamus Root Oil combined.
Kal Sa Ka “Mom’s foot bath” is – like our other products – COSMOS NATURAL / BDIH certified. This strict certification is one of the most demanding, most critical natural cosmetics seals in Germany and Europe and is awarded annually. Prerequisite for the award is strict adherence to the regulations and criteria, which are checked every year by BDIH on site.