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Corns Herbal Treatment, Prevention, Symptoms, Causes, Cured By

General Name
Medical Name
Corns Symptoms
Pain on Pressure
A stony lump on the hands or feet

Corns Cured By

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Corn is a disease of the Hands and the Feet.
When a small part, usually round, becomes hard it is called a Corn.
It is the localized thickening of the skin.
Body parts are normally soft to the touch.
Corns may be shallow or deep.
They may be painful.

Causes of Corns
Deformed toes
Rock climbing
Weight lifting
Tight fitting shoes
Improper walking style
Excessive use of a particular part of a hand or foot.

If not treated properly, Corns may cause

They may be removed surgically.
They may be drawn out with a medicinal poultice.
Herbs may be used to soften them.

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Materia Medica for Corns

Single Herb

Castor Oil for Corns

Corn is thick and hard skin. It may be painful or irritating. It needs care and little attention.
Soak the affected area in a tub of lukewarm water. Leave it for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, pat dry the area with soft cloth. Apply Castor Oil with cotton ball over the affected area. Do it twice a day.
Soaking makes the skin softer. On the other hand, Castor Oil curbs the pain and puts it to the end.
Note : Before applying anything, soaking is very beneficial.
You may add salt in lukewarm water. It may help you out.

Salt ( Namak ) for Corns

Mix one tablespoon Salt ( Namak ) in warm water. Soak affected area of the body for 20 - 30 minutes. Repeat the process twice a day.
Apply Tea Tree Oil on the Corns.

Lemon ( Nimbo ) for Corns

Cut Lemon in small slices. Put it on the Corn and tie with a cotton cloth. Keep it overnight.

Papaya ( Papita ) for Corns

Use raw Papaya juice on the affected area. Leave it over night. Use it three times a day.

Potato ( Aalu ) for Corns

Bandage the grated Potato on the Corns. Keep it for 5 hrs and repeat the process twice a day.
Apply the pulp of Aloe Vera on the infected area.

Marigold for Corns

Use Marigold ( Gendha ) Cream or Oil over the affected area once at night.
Grind Liquorice ( Mulethi ). Take one teaspoon powder and add Mustard Oil to make a paste. Rub the paste on affected parts at bed time.

Pineapple ( Ananas ) Peels for Corns

Wash the affected part with lukewarm water. Take Pineapple ( Ananas ) Peels. Keep on the affected part and bandage at night. Next morning apply some Castor oil. Repeat the process every night for a Week.

Sea Squill for Corns

Heat some roots of Sea Squill in a pan. Use them as poultice on the affected areas.

Sesame ( Til ) Oil for Corns

Dip affected parts in lukewarm water for 10 minutes and apply Sesame ( Til ) Oil.

Garlic for Corns

Take 2 to 3 Garlic Cloves and make a paste. Add 2 drops of Castor oil to the paste. Cover the affected area with bandage and leave it for 2 to 3 hours. Repeat the process for 2 to 3 weeks regularly.
( You may also add any one of these 3 Vinegar, Castor Oil or a pinch of salt. It is optional ).

Baking Soda for Corns

Take a 1 tablespoon of baking soda and add lemon juice to it. Apply it on the affected area and leave it for the whole night. Repeat the process until the corn gets dry.
Or Add 2 to 3 tablespoon of Baking Soda to lukewarm water and soak your feet in that for 15 to 20 min. After that rub the affected area with pumice stone. Do it 2 times in a day.

Turmeric for Corns

Warm 1 tablespoon of Coconut oil and add 1 teaspoon of Turmeric to it and 3 to 4 drops of Mustard oil too. Apply this paste on the affected region. Leave it over night.
Apply crushed Asafoetida leave paste directly over the affected areas.

Vitamin E for Corns

Take some Vitamin E oil or break a Vitamin E capsule and take out the oil. Mix some Castor oil or Olive oil in it. Add some Epsom salt in warm water. Soak your feet for 10 to 15 min in that water. Now, apply the oil mixture and massage on the affected areas. Wear socks and do it every day till you get rid off the Corns.

Turpentine Oil for Corns

Dip a cotton swap in Turpentine oil, put it on the affected area and wrap a bandage. Leave it over night. Next morning remove the Bandage and soak your feet in warm water. Repeat it every day.
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Herbal Treatment For Corns 1

Make a paste by mixing 2 tablespoons each of Liquorice ( Mulethi ) powder and White Mustard Oil ( Sarson Ka Tel ). Apply it on the affected area at night before going to bed. Repeat daily for a month.

Herbal Treatment For Corns 2

Take 1 tablespoon of Coconut oil. Add 1 tablespoon of Camphor oil and Chinese Red Pine Oil to it. Warm all the three oils together for 2 to 3 min on low beam. Now soak your feet in warm water. Rub the affected area with pumice stone and apply the mixture on the affected region. Leave it over night. Repeat the process until the corns get dried.

Herbal Treatment For Corns 3

Add some salt in the bathing tub. Soak your feet in warm water for 10 to 15 min. Scrub your feet with a pumice stone. Apply some castor oil on the feet an wear socks before going to bed. Do it every day for 15 days.

Herbal Treatment For Corns 4

Add some Onion juice and 2 big spoons of Vinegar to warm water. Soak your feet in that water. Do the gentle massage with pumice stone. Dry up your feet and apply some olive oil. Wear the socks and go to sleep. Do it on regular basis to get rid of Corns.

Herbal Treatment For Corns 5

Add some baking Soda in warm water and add some mustard oil too. Soak your feet in that water for 10 to 15 min. Dry your feet and apply some moisturizer. Wrap your feet in some cotton cloth. Do it every day to get better results.

Herbal Treatment For Corns 6

Take dried White willow herb and powder it. Add 1 tablespoon of Lemon juice and a pinch of Turmeric in that. Apply on the affected areas and tie a bandage, leave it whole night.
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Nimisha ( Uttar pardesh )
23 Jun 2016
Dear team
I am 24 year old and having thyroid problem after pregnancy and feet corn. How to cure both my problem n vanish them?
23 Jun 2016
How to use chuna for corn feet?
23 Jun 2016
Dear Nimisha
Soak your feet in hot water for 10 to 15 min. Rub the affected area gently with pumice stone. Pat and dry it. Now apply Castor Oil over the affected and cover it with a bandage. Leave it over night. Next day apply the Castor oil 2 to 3 times. Repeat the process for 1 week. It is very beneficial for corns and also reduces the irritation. It makes the corns soft and reduces pain.
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