Do it yourself wound care. Corn removal the ancient way with natural therapy. Remove corns,
calluses caused by rubbing or friction, using everyday common items from your kitchen
Wound Care For Corns And Calluses
Natural Therapy For Corns and calluses, known as hyperkeratosis are Keratin or thickened skin is quite common in this fast-paced world. Often occurring on feet and hands due to constant pressure, rubbing and or friction. Calluses or tylome are generally painless, flat thickened patches of skin.
Calluses are common and found in some sports and even in playing the guitar. Some examples of this rubbing are calluses from weight lifting or Ju-Jitsu or some even complain of calloused knees from praying. Martial Artists thrive on calluses on the knuckles and feet as it protects them and even makes them stronger against blows.
Corns or helomas can be a variety of shapes including flattened hardened thickened skin, dry hardened skin with a painful bump, patches of dry, flaky skin, or milky white hardened thickened skin. Commonly occurring on weight-bearing parts of the body predominantly the bottom of the feet especially the ball and soul of the foot, in-between the toes, or on the outside of the pinkie toes.
When corns appear in-between the toes they are referred to as soft corns or heloma molle. Corns are caused by ill-fitting footwear and or constant pressure causing excessive irritation. There are many helps or cures for corns and calluses but if you like me prefer a natural remedy here is a homemade natural corn and callus removal.
1 clove of Garlic
1 splash of Lemon juice
1 teaspoon of white vinegar
1 teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon of bicarb soda
1 pumice stone
A moisturizer or castor oil
To begin wound care. Cut garlic clove up into a fine paste, add in all the other ingredients and mix into a paste. Cover with cheesecloth and set aside for later use. Soak feet for 5 – 10 minutes in warm water. Pat feet dry and lightly pumice.
Be careful to only remove the dead skin. Add the paste to the band-aid and apply it directly over the problem area. Leaving it on overnight, it might also be a good idea to wear socks to bed to prevent any garlic spills. Remove in the morning and soak dry pumice and moisturize. Repeat before bed until the problem skin is gone.
With wound care. It is important to not over pumice the area. By doing this you can create a legion into the healthy skin which can lead to infection. Only ever remove the dead outer layer. Your body will push the remaining dead skin towards the surface This is not recommended for people who suffer from circulation disorders or diabetes. Consult a podiatrist. When it is possible to attempt to give your feet a little treat. © Ange Marxsen