Bid adieu to cracked heels with these easy home remedies

Cracked heels is a common phenomenon during winters due to dry air and lack of moisture.

By Shruti Saxena | Last Updated: Jan 04, 2016, 04:19 AM IST

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New Delhi: Winter is a time when those whacky cold winds leave you with a dry skin. So, it is important to take care of your skin specially your toes which are the most neglected part of the body to avoid cracked heels. Dry cracked heels are a common problem, but if not treated may lead to redness, inflammation and painful heels.

 

Cracked heels is a common phenomenon during winters due to dry air and lack of moisture. Read on to know the best natural remedies to cure those cracked heels.

Candle wax

For treating cracked heels, apply a mixture of candle wax and mustard oil and leave it on overnight to see the difference.

Glycerin and rosewater

Make a mixture of glycerin and rosewater and apply it to your feet for say 15 days and you will be amazed to see the results.

Sesame oil

Cracked heel is a common problem but trust me, sesame oil works wonders. Apply it on your cracked heels before going to bed and you will fall in love with your feet the very next day.

 

Banana pulp

Apply pulp of ripe banana on the affected area. It helps a lot in fast healing.

Turmeric and tulsi mixture

Make a mixture of turmeric, tulsi and camphor in equal parts and add a little aloe vera gel into it. Now, apply the paste on the heels and see the results.