When corns begin to form on various areas of the feet they can make it very uncomfortable to wear shoes and cause a great deal of pain when walking. Luckily, there are several different treatment remedies that can be used to safely and effectively remove corns that have formed on the feet. Below you will find some of the most popular corn removal remedies that have been passed down from one generation to the next.
When used every day, pumice stones can quickly trim off calluses and corns that have formed on the feet. It is important however for diabetics to first consult with their health care provider before using pumice stones.
Corns and calluses will become easy to scrub off when petroleum jelly is used every night. Simply apply a generous amount of petroleum jelly to the feet and cover with a clean pair of cotton socks before bedtime. Using lukewarm water, wash the petroleum jelly thoroughly from the feet after waking. It is best to use a moisturizing bath soap that will form a rich lather when cleansing the feet. After the feet are dry, use a pumice stone to scrub off the dead skin.
Castor oil works much the same way as petroleum jelly does, only you will only need to use a small amount of castor oil. Apply the castor oil to the feet before retiring to bed and cover with a clean pair of cotton socks. After waking, use a soft brush to brush away corns and calluses that have softened. This procedure will need to be repeated until the corns and calluses have been completely removed.
Mix about two teaspoons of lemon juice with 8 aspirins that have been smashed into a fine powder. Liberally apply this mixture to calluses and corns that have formed on the feet and use a plastic wrap to cover. Next, take a warm towel and place securely around both feet. Rest for about 20 minutes then the corns will easily brush away with a pumice stone.
Vinegar is a suggested treatment for people with diabetes. After a cotton cloth has been soaked in vinegar simply apply it to the affected area. Use plastic wrap to cover the feet. This can be left in place overnight or a couple hours. Calluses and corns will begin to slough off the feet if this corn removal method is used every night.
Soak the feet for about 15 minutes in a foot bath of liquid soap, a chamomile tea bag, and warm water. Next, take a pumice stone or soft-bristled brush to brush away calluses and corns. You will then want to rub the feet with a moisturizing lotion.
Soak the feet approximately 20 minutes in a small basin that is filled with warm water and two tablespoons of Epsom salt. Next, use a soft-bristled brush or pumice stone to brush away corns and calluses.