Corns are areas of hard, thickened skin which is caused by excessive pressure or friction. It cause serious pain and discomfort especially when we are walking. (1)
We will give you some natural homemade remedies for treating feet corns.
It is one of the best remedies for corns on the feet and softens the hard skin in order to make the feet look perfect again. It also contains antibacterial and antifungal properties and protects us from infection.
Mix one part white vinegar with three parts water. Apply the mixture onto the corns and cover the area with bandage. Leave it to overnight. Repeat this every night before you go to bed. (2)
It is known that bananas are rich in potassium, lutein and salicylic acid which are efficient in treating feet corns.
Place a banana peel in refrigerator for 10 minutes and then scrape off the inner white layer. Mix it with 3 drops of tea tree essential oil and apply it on your feet. Leave it to stay for half an hour and the wash it off. Do this several times a week. (3)
This oil reduces the swelling of the feet and hydrates the skin. For treating the corns you should apply warm castor oil on your feet and leave it o stay for 20 minutes. Massage your feet gently and after that rinse it off. Repeat this three times a week. (4)
Numerous of people use garlic to heal the feet corns. It has antibacterial, antioxidant and antifungal properties.
You will need to take several garlic cloves and make a paste of it. Add a little of salt and mix it well. Then apply the remedy on the corn and cover it with a bandage. Let it stay for 24 hours and then wash your feet. Repeat this twice a week till the corns are gone. (5)