Does soaking your feet in black tea before a hike reduce sweat and prevent blisters?
Submitted by - C.S., Orlando, FL
Here's a pre-hike soak routine: Boil four cups of water and allow eight black tea bags to steep for 10 minutes. Pour the tea into a basin filled with two liters of cooler water, and soak your feet for 30 minutes, repeating daily for a week. Not into wasting all that good leaf? Wearing two pairs of socks, with the inner as a wicking layer, will keep your feet just as dry–and save 56 tea bags per week of hiking.