Months ago I came across an advertisement for these foot detox pads. I thought it looked interesting but wasn't sold on trying them. Recently, I saw them on sale and decided to give it a whirl just for fun. Inside the box is a bunch of white paper packets with a powdered herb concoction in them and a sticky sheet to use to attach the pads to the middle of the bottom of your foot. There are a few different brands of these pads, the ones I am using are the Kinoki Detox Pads.The directions tell you to put the pads on your food 1 hour before bed time and to sleep all night when them on your feet. I followed the directions and used the pads and in the morning I peeled them off and they are a greyish greenish color and seem sort of stiff like the powder has hardened. It's a little gross looking actually. I really didn't expect too much out of them. From what I have read about them you are supposed to use them every night for 30 days to do the initial detox and then use them once a week or so after that for maintenance.
I have used the pads for three nights consecutively now and I have to say I have noticed something. As a mom who has a lot on her plate, I feel tired fairly often. I always just figured I needed more sleep or needed to eat more food to support breastfeeding my now 14 month old daughter. After only 1 night of using these pads I felt more energetic the next day. The next two days of using them I also got the same results. I am not too sure why or how it happened but I honestly did feel different.
As a holistic person who is interested in natural foods, alternative healing, and “primary food” (love, and relationships), I am very in touch with my body and how it feels. I am always thinking about the effects of these things on how I feel everyday. I bring this up here because I think this makes me a pretty good judge of this product. A lot of people go through life without stopping to think about how things effect how they feel so they are not even sure how it feels to be healthy.
So the verdict is – these food pads might just work! If you have an experience with these foot pads I would love to hear about it. I am curious if anyone else has felt an extra bit of energy from using them.
Have you ever tried these foot detox pads? Did you notice anything?