Generally speaking, excessive sweating is caused by infectious diseases (tuberculosis or malaria), heart attack, overactive thyroid, low blood sugar, substance abuse, obesity, menopausal hot flashes. We’ve made a list of treatments that you can use at home to deal with sweaty palms and feet:
- Consume foods that are full in magnesium
Some people suffer from excessive sweating because they have a magnesium deficiency. If you think you’re one of those people, then you should increase the level of magnesium in your body. You can start eating green yogurt, potatoes with skin, walnuts, pecans, cashew, soy milk, tofu, pumpkin seeds, beans, bananas, avocados or almonds.
Put water in a container and add 2-3 sage tea bags. Cover it and leave it for 15-20 minutes. Bathe your hands or feet in the resulted solution for 20-30 minutes. Do this 1 or 2 times a day.
Also, it’s indicated to consume one cup of sage tea every morning on an empty stomach .
- Tea tree oil
Besides having astringent properties, tea tree oil fights against fungal infections. Add warm water and 4-5 drops of this essential oil in a container. Soak a cotton ball in this liquid and then apply it on your feet or palms. Do this 2-3 times per day.
- Black tea
Black tea contains tannins which have astringent properties. Thus, it can prevent excessive sweating. Keep some wet tea bags in your hands for 5 minutes. Repeat the process 2-4 times per day. Also, you can use a pot for some used black tea bags and warm water. Let it chill then put your feet or hands in the liquid for 30 minutes, two times a day.
- Activated charcoal
Another solution for excessive sweating is to take activated charcoal. It’s indicated to consume one teaspoon of activated charcoal on an empty stomach before eating. Drink one glass of water after.
Tomatoes have astringent qualities too. You can slice a tomato and place one piece on the affected area. Also, you can make tomato juice and put it on the feet or palms for 10-15 minutes. Then wash well. Repeat this one time a day. Moreover, you can consume tomato juice for a week.
- Witch hazel
Besides containing tannic acid, witch hazel has antiperspirant and astringent properties. Therefore, it has the ability to prevent sweating. All you have to do is wet a cotton ball in witch hazel and then apply it on the affected areas. Repeat this 2-3 times a day.
- Lemon juice
Put in a pot one teaspoon of baking soda and fresh lemon juice and blend until you obtain a paste. Rub it on your feet or palms and leave it for 10 minutes. Then wash well.
Use an old talcum powder bottle to mix baking soda and cornstarch. Apply it on the affected areas.
- Apple cider vinegar
Apply apple cider vinegar by using a cotton ball on the affected areas. Let it on for the night. Take a shower in the morning.