Cornes

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