Excessive dryness of the skin of the feet and fungal infections lead to cracked heels. Severe soreness while walking requires quick and effective treatment.
Of course, vitamins are needed to restore the elasticity and firmness of epithelial cells. They accelerate the healing process of wounds and improve skin regeneration. It is necessary to include in the diet fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs, fish, dairy products so that the body does not feel the need for any micro- and macroelements. Also, do not forget about the water balance, so drink at least 2 liters of clean water daily.
In the presence of certain diseases, the intake of a large volume of fluid leads to the formation of edema and other side effects, so consult your doctor first.
An affordable and effective remedy for cracked heels is honey. Its unique properties are used to treat various diseases and disorders in the work of internal systems and organs. For complete relief from painful sensations before going to bed, lubricate the affected areas with honey, wrap the top with a plastic bag and put on socks. In the morning, remove the honey residue with a cloth or sponge soaked in warm water. After just a few procedures, the skin condition will improve significantly.
Vaseline will help to cope with dry feet. Pre-steam your feet in water with the addition of boric acid (1 liter of water will require 4 tsp of powder) for 10-15 minutes, then grease with petroleum jelly, secure with a plaster and leave overnight. Repeat the procedure until the wounds are completely healed.
Oatmeal is an effective remedy for soft and smooth heels. To do this, cook a small amount of oatmeal with the addition of 5 tablespoons. vegetable oil. Divide the resulting mass in 2 plastic bags, and then put it on your feet. Wrap the top with a warm bandage or scarf. After 2-3 hours, you need to remove the compress and rinse your feet in warm water. After 7-10 procedures, the cracks will heal, the skin will become elastic and healthy.
You can make a homemade tincture: mix 100 ml of vodka, 100 ml of vinegar, 100 ml of glycerin. Take a linen cloth, soak it in the resulting solution and wrap it on your heels overnight. From above, you need to fix the compress with polyethylene and a warm sock. In the morning, remove the bandage, wash your feet and lubricate with a nourishing cream. For small cracks, it is enough to carry out 2-3 procedures.
Table vinegar can be replaced with 10% ammonia.
For treatment, ordinary potatoes are used. Pre-boil a few potatoes with the skins, drain the water, leaving only ¼ of the volume. Then grind until a slurry is obtained and pour into a container with cool water with the addition of a small amount of baking soda. Place in the resulting mass of the leg for 5-10 minutes, and after the procedure, apply a greasy foot cream on the heels.
An effective remedy is lotions based on mother-and-stepmother. Boil a glass of milk, pour 2 tablespoons over it. chopped plant leaves and put in a water bath for an hour. Cool the resulting mixture, put it on a cotton cloth or gauze and apply to sore spots for half an hour. After the first time, the condition will improve, and the cracks will gradually begin to heal.