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    Home Remedy For Cracked Heels

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    Have you ever had cracked heels? It sucks, right? I usually get cracked heels in summer because, you know, the air is dry.

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    What causes cracked heels and calluses?

    • zinc deficiency
    • omega-3 fatty acid deficiency
    • naturally dry skin
    • being overweight
    • foot diseases like athlete’s foot, eczema, etc.
    • age
    • unhygienic conditions/behaviors
    • vitamin deficiency
    • prolonged standing

    What to do? Here is a simple home remedy for cracked heels:

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    1. Crush 10 aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) or andol (acetaminophen) tablets to powder.
    2. Cover it with 250 ml of 70% rubbing alcohol.
    3. Let the mixture stay for a day or two.
    4. Every night, shake it well before soaking a cotton or gauze pad in it.
    5. Apply the pad on your heel.
    6. Wrap your heel in plastic foil and put a sock on.
    7. Leave it overnight.
    8. In the morning, rinse with water and towel-dry.
    9. Apply some greasy foot cream or glycerin.
    10. After only ten treatments, the cracked and callus skin on your feet will disappear.
    11. For better results, you can exfoliate your heels with a foot scrubber before applying the foot cream.

    Article source: http://www.mrhealthylife.com/this-simple-home-remedy-cures-cracked-heels-corns-and-calluses-in-10-days/

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