Cracked heels which are also known as heel fissures. People often regard cracked heels as a sign of inadequate foot care and hygiene .However, there are several different factors that could lead to the development of fissures or lesions on the heels like Advancing age, Cold chilly winter weather, Continuous exposure to water, Ill fitting shoes, standing for a long time or change in walking posture, Medical conditions, such as diabetes or athlete’s foot, Deficiency of vitamins, minerals and zinc, Being obese or severely overweight,
Skin disorders such as psoriasis and eczema, and Dehydration or dehydrated skin or dry skin and so on. Fortunately, most cases of cracked heels can be easily treated with the help of simple natural remedies and self-care measures. Here are some best natural home remedies to treat cracked heels. For better results wash your feet using pumice stone and soap and pat your feet dry with a towel before applying any one of these natural remedies.


1-Rose water, Glycerin, Borax powder

Mix thoroughly Rose water 120 gram, Glycerin 100 gram, Borax powder 50 gram . Apply this Natural Vaseline 2 times a day it will not only cure your heels but also feet skin and fissures. Repeat for a few days till heels are soft and healed.

2-Coconut oil, Bee Wax, Camphoor

Heat on a low flame 200 ml Coconut oil and 20 gm Bee Wax let it cool now add 10 gm Camphoor and mix thoroughly an apply. This is an especially good treatment if you have really cracked and painful heels.

3-Glycerin, Lemon juice, Alum powder

Mix 4 teaspoons Glycerin, 1 Lemon juice, and 2 pinches Alum (Phitkri) powder and fill in cracked heels. This is an effective natural tip towards curing cracked heels.

4-Wax, Beauty soap

Melt on low flame 20 gram Wax and 20 gram Beauty soap now you can leave it out at room temperature before applying it on your heels. Do this every alternate day to remove all cracks.

5-Mutton Fat, Wax

Melt 20 gram Wax and 20 gram Mutton Fat in low flame allows the mixture to come to room temperature before applying it on your feet. For better result apply this mixture on the cracked heels before going to bed and wash it off properly in the morning with lukewarm water. You must repeat this remedy for one to two weeks to notice positive results.

6-Banyan tree Milk

Apply Banyan tree (Bargad / Borh) milk this is an especially good and natural treatment if you have really cracked and painful heels. Repeat this remedy for a few days until your cracked heels are healed properly.

7-Glycerin, Detergent soap

Melt 20 gram Glycerin and 20 gram Detergent soap in low flame allows the mixture to come to room temperature before applying it on your heels. Follow this natural remedy daily for a few weeks to enjoy soft and smooth heels.

8-Olive oil, Petroleum jelly

Mix properly 10 gram Olive oil and 10 gram petroleum jelly. After applying this mixture you must cover your feet with socks so that this can get soaked into the skin properly.   This will prevent your heels from getting cracks and make it soft and well moisturized. Try to follow this cracked heel remedy daily before going to bed.

9-Paraffin wax, Sesame oil, Damer Resin

Melt 5 gram Paraffin wax, 50 gram Sesame (Till) oil in low flame then mix 15 gram Piney or Damer Resin (Safed Damar) (Safed Raal) powder and make an ointment allow this to cool at room temperature and once it’s cool, apply over your feet. To get the best results, apply before going to bed and cover with a pair of socks. Follow this best natural remedy daily for a few weeks to enjoy soft and smooth heels

10-Sesame oil, Banyan Tree Leaves

Cook 50 gram Sesame oil and 50 gram Banyan tree (Bargad / Borh) leaves when it burnt filter out then mix 15 gram Piney or Damer Resin (Safed Damar) (Safed Raal) powder and make an ointment and fill in cracked heels. With this natural cure, your heels will no longer be dry and it will look as though your cracked heels have completely been cured

11-Neem Leaves, Turmeric powder

Take a handful of Neem (Indian Lilac/Margosa) leaves and crush it properly to make a fine paste and then add 3 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi). Mix it well and then apply it on the cracks for half an hour. Finally wash your feet with lukewarm water and dry it out with a towel.  With this natural cure, there will never be the problem of cracked heels again.

12-Basil leaves, Camphor, Turmeric, Aloe Vera gel

Mix Turmeric, Tulsi (Basil) leaves and Camphor powders in equal parts along with aloe Vera gel and apply the paste on the heels. Just plain Aloe Vera gel is great for cracked heels.

13-Sodium Bicarbonate, Lukewarm water

Mix Sodium Bicarbonate in lukewarm water and soak your feet in it. Wash off with a pumice stone it helps in heels exfoliation.

14-Raw Sugar, Oil

Mix Sugar with some oil, (olive, coconut, jojoba oil, just any oil) and scrub your feet and heels with it. It is the sweetest cure for cracked heels.

15-Banana, Avocado, Green Coconut

Take a ripe Banana (Keala) which has almost turned black and you are about to throw in the dustbin and half an Avocado, or the flesh of half a Coconut (green coconut). Blend everything in a blender together. Apply this thick creamy mask over your heels and feet. As avocados and coconut are rich in several essential oils and vitamins and fats, this mask will help treat cracked heels and keep them soft and moisturized.

16-Rice flour, Honey, Apple Cider Vinegar

Take 2-3 table spoons of Rice flour and add a few spoons of Honey and Apple Cider Vinegar to make a thick paste. If your heels are extremely dry and cracked, add a spoon of Olive oil or sweet Almond oil. Gently scrub this paste to remove dead skin from your feet and heels this scrub that’s great for scrubbing your feet.

17-Oatmeal, Jojoba oil

Take 1 tablespoon Oatmeal (Jaie) and some Jojoba oil to make a thick paste. Apply this over your feet, especially well over the heels and any cracked parts for about half an hour and rinse off with cold water and pat dry. Do this every alternate day to remove all cracks.

18-Paraffin wax, Coconut oil

Melt a teaspoon of paraffin wax in a bowl along with an equal amount of mustard oil or Coconut oil . Apply the mixture on to the cracked heels and leave it on overnight. Rinse your feet with warm water next morning, before patting them dry. You can do this for about 2 weeks your heels will become smooth.

19-Lemon, Shampoo, Petroleum jelly Foot Mask

Squeeze the juice of a Lemon in a basin and add some warm water, 1-2 tsp shampoo and a teaspoon of Petroleum jelly. Let your feet soak in this soapy solution for about 15 to 20 minutes. Scrub off your dry skin from heel (which gets loose after soaking) with the help of pumice stone or foot file or scrubber. After  rinsing and drying your feet. Now Take 1tsp raw/undiluted glycerine, 1 tsp rose water and 1tsp lemon juice and after mixing, apply over your cracked heels. Since this will be a sticky mixture, you can wear a pair of socks and leave on overnight. Wash off in the morning. This exercise should be followed daily, for about 10 days to cure cracked heels.

20-Salt, Lemon, Rose water, Glycerin Foot Mask

Before bedtime, add raw salt, lemon juice, glycerin and rose water in warm water. Soak your cracked feet in this warm water for about 10-15 minutes. Use a wash cloth, pumice stone, or loofah and rub the skin gently to slough off dead skin. Now mix 1tsp Vaseline and the juice of a whole Lemon or a bit of White vinegar and rub this in nicely, till it gets absorbed in the skin. Put on socks and in the morning wash it off with warm water. you will see a difference in your feet.

21-Hydrogenated Vegetable Oils 

Apply any hydrogenated vegetable oil  to your feet after cleaning and drying, especially in the area of the cracks. After application, wear thick socks. Try doing this at night before bed and wearing your socks to bed. In the morning, wash off and repeat for 5-6 days to get smooth and healed feet.

22-Turmeric, Sesame, Coconut, Olive, Castor oil

Make a sticky mixture of Turmeric powder with one of these oils sesame, coconut, castor or olive and apply to the cracks about 15 minutes before bath. Repeat for a few days till heels are soft and healed.

23-Sea salt and Olive oil

Add some Sea salt and Olive oil in a bucket of lukewarm water. Soak your feet in it for 10 minutes. This will soften the cracks. Now take a stone pumice stone and rub the edges of your feet with it. It will very beneficial in Cracked heels treatment and it provides immediate relief.

24-Natural Moisturizer

To make a moisturizer for you feet, Combine 1 tbsp olive oil, a few drops of lemon oil or lavender oil in a small bottle and add an equal amount of water to create a moisturizing cracked-heel cream. Shake it until they form a thick, milky solution. You can apply this 2 to 3 times in the day and especilly overnight.

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