Corn:

 

• Corn is a raised bump or a rough patch on the skin

• The tiny toe is most susceptible to corn

• Corn may develop on other fingers as well

 

Symptoms to look for:

 

• Raised bump or a rough patch on the skin

 

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

 

Tips:

 

• 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