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Corn – Symptoms, Causes and Home Remedies

Posted by Health & Beauty Expert on

Corns and calluses are dense coatings of skin. They are instigated by recurrent compression or resistance at the spot where the corn or callus grows.

Corn Symptoms:

  • Skin is thick and hardened.
  • Skin may be flaky and dry.
  • Hardened, thick skin areas are found on hands, feet, or other areas that may be rubbed or pressed.
  • The affected areas can be painful and may bleed.

Corn Causes:

  • Increased pressure and friction on the feet causes the skin around the affected area to harden up and for a

Corn. It could be due to:

   o Tight footwear

   o Hard shoe soles

   o High heels

   o Walking or standing for a long time

Natural Home Remedy Using Liquorice and Mustard Oil:

  1. Take 2 tbsp liquorice powder
  2. Add 2 tsp mustard oil
  3. Mix well
  4. Apply on corns before sleeping
  5. Let it stay overnight
  6. Apply this for a month

Natural Home Remedy Using Papaya:

  1. Crush papaya to make paste
  2. Apply this paste on the corn
  3. Wrap it with a cloth
  4. Leave it overnight
  5. Do this for a month


  • Apply castor oil 3-4 times a day
  • Wear comfortable footwear. It shouldn't be tight around toes or have a hard base
  • Buy shoes with extra padding

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