Cold Foot Bath


from Dr JH Kellogg's Hydriatic Techniques...

13, 7-18°C, 1-5min, 10cm of water,

  • Warm feet first by exercise, rubbing or heat
  • Rub continually during treatment

Derivative or Revulsive:

20-60sec in


Daily, 10-15°C, 1-3min, constant rubbing in


  • Reflex contraction of blood vessels
  • Pre-warm feet and rub feet by hand or one foot on the other
  • 5-10cm of 7-15°C water for 1-5 minutes

10-15min, 15-20°C in injuries of the feet


Use a very hot foot or leg bath instead for: