Simple Ways to Cure Cracked Heels


We tend to neglect our feet so it’s no surprise that both men and women all over the world suffer from calluses, foot problems and especially cracked heels. Several persons suffer from the problem of cracked heels during the winter, summer and rainy seasons. With this problem, the feet look ugly. It is known that nice looking feet are an asset for women. So, every person gives enough importance for keeping feet tidy. It is true that some persons might be disappointed even after consulting several doctors. This article gives some tips if you are suffering from the problem.


Lack of enough exposure to wetness, feet staying in water for a long time and feet being exposed to dirt are the main reasons for cracked heels. Several persons do not show much interest on the well being of their feet. If anyone neglects cracked heels, it will lead to serious problems of feet becoming red and the person suffering severe pain. It may also lead to fungal infection.

  • Candle not only gives light but also gives a shape to feet. Wax and mustard oil can be applied on the cracks at night and good result can be seen by next morning.
  • Glycerin and rose water can be applied on cracked heels at the time of going to bed. This must be done for 15 consecutive days for getting good results.
  • Sesame oil is also used for recovering from cracked heels. It can be used at the time of going to bed.
  • Banana pulp can be applied on cracked heels for quick recovery.
  • Aloe Vera Gel can be mixed with equal quantities of turmeric, basil and camphor and it can be applied on cracked heels.

Soaking your feet in pure lemon juice, white vinegar or apple cider vinegar is also a possibility one time weekly. The acidity helps break down dead, dry skin for easier removal.