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6 Essential Oils to Freshen Stinky Boots and Shoes

Have a bad case of foot odor or live with someone who does? The smells from your feet after a long day have a tendency to permeate shoes, and sometimes even the entire room! Here’s a quick way to take care of that smell and not let it take over your shoes and your house.  

Simply add a few drops (3 – 4 or more) of essential oil to a cotton ball and place one cotton ball deep inside of each shoe. Leave it overnight and lingering foot odors should be all gone in the morning!

Here are a few essential oils to try:

  1. Melaleuca/Tea tree
  2. Lemon
  3. Orange
  4. Lavender
  5. Eucalyptus
  6. Peppermint

These oils are antimicrobial, so they can actually eliminate the source of the odor in your shoes. As a bonus, of course, these essential oils smell amazing, and leave behind their characteristic scents! That’s why essential oils are the perfect solution to stinky feet and shoes suffering from foot odor!  

Try this out and let us know how it goes! Which essential oils do you like to use for eliminating odors?  

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