6 home remedies to Heal Cracked and Crusty Feet that work!

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I am not alone when I say, “I’ve had crusty embarrassing feet”. Cracked heels (Heel Fissures) is a very common issue with people these days and nobody wants to see scaly, cracked  and flaky feet. It’s not only super  embarrassing but it can be quite painful too. Crusty-cracked heels happen when you neglect your feet and don’t moisturize properly which can develop into painful deep cuts. How you take care of your feet does say a lot about how you take care of your body and if your on the prowl to get a man? One look at your crusty toe bits? Will have him running the other way.  I’m not taking about foot fetishes just general hygiene. Of course, there are many other reasons why your feet can become less attractive and just plain out ugly is lack of moisture, improper foot care, unhygienic conditions, age, an unhealthy diet like deficiency in zinc and omega – 3 fatty acid and wearing wrong type of shoes! These are most common causes of cracked heels. Nobody wants to see someones nasty cracked and not cared for feet.

1. cooking Oil:

There are variety cooking oils like olive oil, coconut oil and  sesame oil.

Directions:

  • First of all, scrub the feet with a pumice stone and wash them thoroughly.
  • Apply the oil all over your feet.
  • wrap your feet with plastic wrap. Next,  put on a pair of clean cotton socks and allow it to stay like that for the night.
  • You can notice softer heels in the next day morning.
  • Repeat the process at-least 3 times a week or as much as needed until the cracks have disappeared from your heals.

2. Coconut Oil, Lemon Oil and Lavender Oil:

This is a great home remedy cracked heal cream that you can make at home.

Directions:

  • First of all, scrub the feet with a pumice stone.
  • Mix two tablespoons of coconut oil  and add few drops of lemon oil and lavender oil to it.
  • Lather the mixture all over your feet.
  • wrap your feet with plastic wrap. Next,  put on a pair of clean cotton socks and allow it to stay like that for overnight, means it better to do this process at night time before going to bed.
  • You can notice softer heels in the next day morning.
  • Repeat the process at-least 3 times a week or as much as needed until the cracks have disappeared from your heals.

3. Oatmeal and Jojoba Oil:

Jojoba oil helps heal your cracked heels and when mixed with oatmeal will have an excellent moisturizing effect.

Directions:

  • First of all, scrub the feet with a pumice stone.
  • Blend your oatmeal in a blender until it becomes a powder.
  • Next,  mix it with enough amount of jojoba oil to make it like a thick paste.
  • Apply this paste on your cracks and massage it gently of few minutes.
  • Wrap your feet with plastic wrap. Next,  put on a pair of clean cotton socks and allow it to stay on for 1 hour and then rinse it all off.
  • Continue this process until you get your desired relief from your cracked heels.

4. Banana:

Bananas are awesome at being a natural moisturizer and it also helps to remove the dead skin cells from your feet.

Directions:

  • First of all, scrub the feet with a pumice stone.
  • Take a very ripe banana and mash it into a smooth paste.
  • Wrap your feet with plastic wrap. Next,  put on a pair of clean cotton socks and allow it to stay on for 1 hour and then rinse it all off.
  • Continue this process until you get your desired relief from your cracked heels.

5. Goats milk and raw honey

Goats milk helps has anti inflammatory properties and is packed full of essential nutrients that help feed the skin and are absorbed into the body through your feet! Honey is naturally antibacterial, full of antioxidants and extremely moisturizing and soothing.

Directions:

  • First of all, scrub the feet with a pumice stone.
  • Take a 1 cup of raw honey and add this to 2 cups of goats milk.
  • Mix well and pour this in a foot soaking basin.
  • Soak your feet for about 30 minutes in this mixture.
  • Start to massage your feet after 15 minutes of soaking.
  • Apply this coconut oil all over your feet.
  • Rinse the mixture off with warm water.
  • Wrap your feet with plastic wrap. Next,  put on a pair of clean cotton socks and allow it to stay on over night.
  • Continue this process until you get your desired relief from your cracked heels.

6. Invigorating Foot Soak

Epsom salt is rich in magnesium and sulfate in which are easily absorbed through the skin. Per http://www.uhichicago.com Sulfates help to form brain tissue, joint proteins and the proteins that line the walls of the digestive tract. Sulfates also help detoxify the body of medicines and environmental contaminants.

2 cups of Epsom salt
2 cups of sea salt
2 cup of baking soda
10 drops of lavender essential oil
5 drops of tea tree essential oil
10 drops of peppermint essential oil
Combine the dry ingredients and the essential oils. Store in a closed container. When you are ready to use put ½ cup of the mixture in your foot bathe. (Kids can use up to 1/2 cup of the mixture).

Directions:

  • First of all, scrub the feet with a pumice stone.
  • Fill foot tub with warm water and then the rest of the ingredients.
  • Allow your feet to soak at-least for 30-45 minutes.
  • Apply this coconut oil all over your feet.
  • Rinse the mixture off with warm water.
  • Wrap your feet with plastic wrap. Next,  put on a pair of clean cotton socks and allow it to stay on over night.
  • Continue this process until you get your desired relief from your cracked heels.

Extra tips to healthier feet

  1. Nutrition is always top priority. Eat a well balanced, non processed, more whole foods diet.
  2. Exercise! Like muscles, bones need exercise to stay strong too.
  3. Keep your feet clean and dry. …
  4. Always examine your feet for issues. …
  5. Cut your toenails properly and keep them cleaned. …
  6. Protect your feet in public areas….Never wear scandals or flip flops.  They can expose your feet to bacteria, viral, and fungal infections!
  7. Do not share your shoes with other people. It’s just like a toothbrush! Just plain gross.
  8. Choose breathable footwear.
  9.  Know when to see a doctor. Don’t attempt to self-treat painful foot issues. Any pain, redness, swelling, or discoloration that persists should be checked out by a podiatric physician. Usually the problem can be cleared up with prescription medicine or a minor in-office procedure. Allowing a doctor to take a look will help prevent minor problems from becoming major ones. Be smart.

Well, Ding-dang, Y’all!

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