A shoe too narrow or too wide, walking for a long time, a tangled; there are many things that can lead to corns.
The easiest way to get rid of corns is by soaking the feet for 20 minutes in warm water in order to soften the skin, then wipe out the excess water using a towel.
Use the scissors to cut a small hole in the middle of a bandage, and then stick it on top of the corn, in order to protect the surrounding skin. Then use an emulsion made of garlic, vinegar, lemon slices, chopped onion and a little salt. Cover with another bandage and keep it there for 24 hours. Repeat as long as necessary until the corn is removed.
You also can use the following herbs: onions, lily, sea grass, Soldin grass, lemon, rosehip, fennel, walnut (green peel), hawthorn, plantain, leeks, celandine, fig, iris, earwig, garlic.
The use of medicinal plants for corns
- Onions (Allium cepa) – remove the thin skin of the onion and bake the pulp in the oven. Mix it with vinegar, wait for a few minutes and then apply on the weft. You can do this every night until the weft disappears.
- Lily (Lilium candidum) – use the crushed bulb mixed with vinegar, spread it on a piece of gauze and apply it on the weft. Replace it every 24 hours, until complete disappearance of the weft. Surrounding skin must be protected using a moisturizing cream.
- Elecampane (Inula helanium) – only the fresh leaves can be used – crushed and then applied on the weft. Keep it for 12 hours or possibly overnight for several days, until the corn disappears.
- Grass Soldin (Sedum acre) – use the chopped leaves mixed with a little vinegar and apply on the weft; keep for 12 hours or possibly overnight;
- Ivy (Hedera helix) – use ivy leaves macerated in wine for three days, then apply on the weft. Replace every 24 hours.
- Lemon (Citrus lemon) – make a mixture of lemon zest and pulp and apply on the weft using gauze.
- Wild rose (Rosa canina) – use 2 tablespoons of chopped branches and young leaves; put them in cold water and allow to boil for 15 minutes, and then filter the mixture. Use the remaining water for warm baths applied to the feed every morning and evening, for 15 minutes. You may also use a compress soaked in decoction.
- Dill (Anthum gruveoles) – grind fennel seeds using the coffee grinder and mix them with vinegar; spread the paste over a cloth and apply on the weft. Replace daily.
- Walnut (Juglans regia) – use the shell of the green fruit; cut and apply it on the weft using a piece of tape. Repeat the procedure after 24 hours.
- Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyra) – boil 3 tablespoons of chopped branches and leaves for 15 minutes. Apply a gauze compresses dipped in the emulsion on the affected area. You can also use a decoction made from the leaves and branches.
- Plantain (Plantago lanceolata) – place fresh plantain leaves over the weft and keep overnight using a bandage.
- Leek (Allium porrum) – cut round pieces and soak them in vinegar for 24 hours, then remove apply on the weft. You can then cover with a piece of plastic. After 24 hours it can be replaced if the weft did not disappear.
- Celandine (Chelidonium majus) – apply the celandine juice made form fresh stalks, 2 times a day until the weft disappears.
- Willow (Salix alba) – boil 2 tablespoons of willow leaves for 10 minutes in 250 ml of water. Strain the liquid and apply compresses several times a day.
-Fig (Ficus carica) – the leaves can be applied using a plaster
- Iris (Iris pale) – use shredded root mixed with vinegar; apply the mixture on a bandage and leave it on the weft for 24-48 hours.
- Earwig (Sempervivum tectorum) – crush the fresh leaves and apply on the weft; leave it overnight for several days, until the weft heals.
- Garlic (Allium sativum) – apply a slice of garlic in the morning and evening using a bandage on corns.
Note: Before corns treatment the foot should be washed and kept in warm water for 20 minutes.
If the corn does not disappear after a few weeks and it becomes painful, is necessary to see a dermatologist.