Monday, 10 November 2014

5 Natural Remedies For Dry and Cracked Feet

Cracked and dry heels can be an embarrassment to you and even prevent you from wearing your favorite pair of open shoes or sandals. Most cracked heel develops from dry skin caused by excess heat, skin infection and walking around bare foot. Here are some natural remedies you can use to get beautiful soft feet.

Beautiful heel by Stilfehler via Wikipedia Commons


Diet

A diet s rich in vitamin E such as broccoli, papaya, avocados and almonds can help prevent cracked feet. Read more on dietary needs see Live Strong

Banana Foot Bath

Banana is rich in vitamins and antioxidants that protect and heal damaged skin and cracked heels. Banana exfoliates your skin removing dead skin cells at the same time moisturizing your feet. To prepare a banana foot bath, blend or mash up one banana with 2 cup of warm water until smooth. Then pour the mixture into a small basin or bucket and place your feet into the solution. Allow you feet to soak in the mixture for 20 minutes. Then rub the solution over your toes and heels for about 2 minutes using a pumice stone. Then rinse off with water and moisturize.


Oatmeal and Olive Oil Foot Bath

Oatmeal powder cleanses and exfoliates your skin removing dead skin cells and moisturizing your skin. Oatmeal powder has antibacterial properties that will treat itchy feet and heel wound. Olive oil is a moisturizer that is used to prevent dry and itchy feet. To prepare mix ½ a cup of oat meal powder and a table spoon of olive oil and add 3 cup of warm water. Then pour the mixture into a small basin or bucket and place your feet into the solution. Allow you feet to soak in the mixture for 20 minutes. Then rub the solution over your feet for about 2 minutes using a pumice stone. Then rinse off with water and moisturize.

Honey Foot Bath

Honey has moisturizing and antibacterial properties that deal with cracked and itchy feet. To prepare dissolve 3 table spoons of honey in 3 cups of warm water. Then pour the mixture into a small basin or bucket and place your feet into the solution. Allow you feet to soak in the mixture for 20 minutes. Then rub the solution over your toes and heels for about 2 minutes using a pumice stone. Then rinse off with water and moisturize..

Also see the benefits honey has for your skin


Sesame Oil


Sesame oil detoxifies your feet pulling out toxins and also moisturizes your feet. Sesame oil has both antibacterial and anti-inflammation properties that prevents as well as heals itchy  and cracked feet. To use sesame oil, you can simply massaging the oil on your clean feet every night before bed and in the morning after your bath or shower.

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  2. Fitkiri is a very useful element.It not only helps healing crack but also purifies water and kills many germs.People of today can also use this.You can check foot massager reviews too,its also doctor's recommended.

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  3. Cracked feet is a common problem for people of any age, mostly caused by lack of moisture. The problem may be accompanied by the symptoms like redness, itching, inflammation and peeling skin. By taking proper precautions in right away will prevent cracks from getting deeper and causing bleeding or pain.

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