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Home Remedy Treatment for Corns Calluses

Corns and calluses are formed on the skin usually due to repeated rubbing or pressure. A corn is a small, tender area of thickened skin that occurs on the top or side of a toe. A callus is a rough, thickened area of skin that appears because of repeated irritation or pressure to an area of skin. Calluses usually develop on the palms of the hand and soles of the feet.

A worker who uses hand tools or a dancer who goes barefoot, may develop calluses on the hand or feet which may be beneficial to their professions as callus protects from painful blisters. Corns are usually painful and never welcome. This web page looks at way of treating corns and calluses naturally with home remedies.



Home Remedy for Corns Calluses

Image of corn on toe. Many people suffer with painful corns and calluses on their feet or hands and while it takes time to completely heal the problem, take heart as you can naturally cure the corn and calluses.

Here is a short list of home remedies that many have used in the past to successfully ease the pain and eventually eliminate Corns Calluses from feet and hands. Always consider seeing a professional if problems persist.

Proper Footwear
If the Corns Calluses are on your feet, firstly look at the type of footwear you purchase. Are you shoes too tight or poorly fitting? Purchase shoes that are functional, not fashion. Rounded toes are better than pointed. Select shoes that have good arch support.

Soften Corns & Calluses
You need to soften corns and calluses so you can gently rub them down with a pumice stone. Soaking your feet in a solution of warm water and Epsom Salts is not only soothing to tired and painful feet, it will reduce swelling and soften the problems areas, which will allow you to work them away with the pumice stone. Soak you feet twice a day for 10 to 15 minutes at a time.

There are many products that can help soften corns and calluses. Lotions and bath oils that contain lanolin, glycerin, or lotions with urea or lactic acid all help soften and dissolve thickened skin.

Treat Corns and Calluses Naturally Using Lemon Peel
Cut strips of lemon peel from 1 lemon and place the peel on your corns or calluses overnight. Put a bandage on around the peel to keep it in place. Apply this natural treatment regularly and in a few days the corn or callus will be gone.

Take a Regular Beach Walk
Walking on wet sand or in the shallows with bare feet works well. Wet sand acts as an abrasion that will help removal of the dead skin and the salt content helps in healing small cuts. Salt sea air and sand between the toes is a wonderful natural feeling that will make your feet and inner self feel so good.

Baking Soda
Add 1 tablespoon of baking soda to a foot spa, basin or anything your feet can soak in. Fill it half way with warm water and soak your feet for at least half an hour. Then with a pumice stone carefully file away the hardened skin.

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