Warming Socks, Treating the Common Cold ~ By Dr. Lisa Watson, N.D.

Warming Socks Hydrotherapy ~ Dr. Lisa Watson, N.D.

It's best to start the warming socks treatment on the first day of the illness and continue for three consecutive days. This technique is even more effective when on a treatment plan including proper hydration, rest, nutrition, and herbal supplements.

How to do Warming Socks

What You'll Need

One pair of thin cotton socks

One pair of thick wool socks

Sink or bucket filled with very cold (or iced) water

Tub or bucket filled with very warm water

A warm bed


Step 1: Get ready for bed

Step 2: Put cotton socks in a sink of very cold, or iced, water.  Soak for a minute to saturate the socks then wring them out so that they do not drip.

Step 3: Place your bare feet into a tub or bucket of very warm water.
Soak your feet as long as you want, but make sure the water stays warm and so do your feet.

Step 4: Dry your feet with a towel and put the wet cotton socks on your feet.

Step 5: Immediately pull the dry wool socks over the wet socks.  You want the wool socks to completely cover the cotton socks.

Step 6: Go to bed right away.  Make sure your feet stay warm.

In the morning your feet will be warm and dry.  Symptoms of your cold and head or chest congestion will be diminished or gone.

We recommend using our Breathe Easy Tincture and Roll-on products to help with congestion & breathing difficulties. Our Respiratory Tonic Tea is excellent helping with congestion and respiratory tract issues. The Ion Foot Detox and the Solay SuperFruit C are excellent immune boosters. We also carry several Vitamin C & D supplements, pro-biotics, and silver to further assist the immune system and fight infection. Please call us at (303) 816-0429 if you would like more information as to which products and/or services may best suit your wellness needs!

Tamara Romero
Tamara Romero


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