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Use Vinegar For Cracked Heels

By Puruvi Sirohi Singh Tara

Vinegar is a very common cooking ingredient primarily made up of acetic acid and water. Although there are several forms of vinegar but the most commonly used are white and apple cider vinegar. But do you even know that there are home remedies for cracked heels as well? Lets find out in this article today.

Most of the vinegars used by consumers is of 5% concentration as beyond that it can be corrosive and damaging for human skin. However, some solutions with 10% concentration are also available for some purposes with careful handling.

Ways To Prevent Cracked Heel

Vinegar is actively used to clean carpets or laundry. It is a very good agent to deter cats from using your belongings as toilets. One of the most widely accepted usage of vinegar is to instantly cure pesky hiccups.

The culinary uses of vinegar are ample but little is known about its medical usage.

It is mostly used to fight cholesterol and diabetes, but astonishing effects of vinegar for cracked heels cannot be denied.

Some of the most easy and successful home remedies for cracked heels are:

1. White Vinegar

Soak up your feet in the medicated and one of the best home remedies for cracked heels with one portion of white vinegar and two portions of warm water. Scrub the dead skin with a pumice stone after soaking for 20-25 minutes.

2. Curd Recipe

Curd is well known home remedies for cracked heels because of its moisturizing and anti-bacterial properties. When mixed with white vinegar the solution removes all the dead skin along with curing the deep gushes formed because of cracks.

3. Cocoa Or Sheer Butter Magic

Add white vinegar to a mixture of warm water and sheer/cocoa butter to make up for your own personalized home remedies for cracked heels. This mixture cure cracked heels along with providing well balanced nourishment.

4. Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar also cures cracked heels with perfection. Dip your cracked feet in a mixture of apple cider vinegar and warm water with one portion of apple cider vinegar and two portions of warm water.

5. Olive Oil Trick

Olive oil with vinegar is one of the best home remedies for cracked heels. Massage your feet with the mixture to cure the heels, since vinegar removes the dead skin and olive oil nourishes them.

6. Honey To Soothe

Honey and vinegar for cracked heels is the star of the discussion. Honey moisturises the heels along with disinfecting them while vinegar removes the dead skin. Massage your feet with the mixture and let it dry. Wash off your feet with warm water later on to cure the cracked heels.

7. Miracle Pack

Paste of honey with rice dough and vinegar is in the list of classic home remedies for cracked heels. Make the paste and apply it on your feet to dry and wash off with warm water. This pack is an excellent cure for the feet with cracked heels. Add olive oil to if you have extremely dry skin to reap greater benefits.

8. Listerine Pot-Pourri

This is one of the most famous home remedies for cracked heels. Soak your feet in a soothing and fragrant mixture of one portion of Listerine and vinegar with two portions water for 10-15 minutes. Once the feet have been soaked sufficiently remove the dead skin using a pumice stone.

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Story first published: Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 20:00 [IST]
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