Permanent Home/Natural Natural Remedy To Treat Cracked Heel (Keratoderma)

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Keratoderma or cracked heel occurs when the heel or the sole of the feet is extremely dry, exfoliated and cracked. It occurs when ;

• The feet is exposed to harsh season like severe harmattan period.
• Walking bare-footed.
• Malnutrition
• Dehydration
• Infection.

Cracked Heel can be treated by the following procedures;

• Soak your feet in a lemon water ( one-fourth of water plus one lemon, squeezed in it).
• Clean the feet with a pumice stone for few minutes.
• Wash your feet with soap.
• Clean in warm water.
• Then apply balm or any oils such as coconut oil, shea butter, sesame oil, Vaseline and glycerine.

For a foot soak method 2:

Keep your feet in lukewarm, soapy water for up to 20 minutes.

Use a loofah, foot scrubber, or pumice stone to remove any hard, thick skin.

Gently pat your feet dry.

Apply a heel balm or thick moisturizer to the affected area.

Apply petroleum jelly over your feet to lock in moistutre.

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