Home Remedies For Corns
- Liquorice is one of the most valuable remedies for corns
that are just appearing. A paste made by grinding three or
four liquorice sticks and mixing it with half a teaspoon of
sesame oil or mustard oil should be rubbed into the
hardened skin at bedtime. The skin gradually softens and
the com decreases in size.
- The milky juice of green figs is valuable for corns of long duration. It helps to soften them. Half a teaspoon of this juice may be extracted from the fruit and applied two or three times daily.
- Chalk, powdered and made into a paste by adding water, is very when applied on a corn at bedtime.
- Raw papaya is beneficial in the treatment of corns. Its juice
is an irritant and it is, therefore, a useful application in this
condition. Half a teaspoon of raw papaya juice may be
applied thrice daily.
- Apple cider vinegar Soak a small piece of cloth in vinegar and bind it on the toe; leave it on day and night. The corn will come out by the root. Another variation is to soak the feet in a shallow pan of warm water with half a cup of the vinegar. Rub down the corns and calluses with a clean pumice stone.
- Rub castor oil onto the affected area for two or three minutes twice a day.
- Medicinal corn- removing plasters, known as corncaps, are easily available with chemists. They are found to be effective.
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