What is Corns?

A corn is a localized thickening of the skin due to pressure. Corns may occur on the top of the toes, at the sole of the foot and in between toes. Corns can be very painful, especially if there is inflammation and swelling around the corn. The Corns may appear as white, gray, yellow and brown in color depending on your skin type.


Common Causes of Corns

  • Increased skin pressure
  • Stress in specific locations
  • Tight shoes
  • Deformed toes
  • Rubbing of toe against the stitch inside the shoe
  • Way of walking

Home Remedies for Corns

Tips 1:

Apply raw Papaya juice to the corn 2-3 times a day.


Tips 2:

Chalk, powdered and made into a paste by adding water, is very when applied on a corn at bedtime.
Tips 3:

Liquorices powdered and mixed with either Mustard or Gingili oil to make a paste. This should be applied 2-3 times a day.