Corns are caused on the toe or certain areas of the feet. They are hardened and thickened areas of your dead skin. Corns can develop over certain time because of continuous friction or pressure on particular area of the skin. Developing of corns is not a troublesome ailment and is rarely painful. It just appears to be “weird” and so it is important to get right treatment. No, you don’t need to go to the doctor for this. Merely going to the kitchen to find the home remedies for corns will help! Here are some which you can try:


In case your corns are painful and are giving trouble, you should tie a lemon slice to the painful corn overnight. Let it remain there for the entire night. This will reduce or completely eliminate the pain.

Raw Papaya

Raw papaya is considered an irritant and it is this aspect of papaya that helps in curing corns. Half teaspoon of this fruit, if applied three times in a day can be very helpful.

Indian Squill

Indian Squill is an Indian herb that can be very effective in treating corns. A bulb of squill should be roasted and put over the corn to eliminate it. After applying this bulb, you should secure it with the help of a bandage. This should be applied in the night.

Chalk Powder

This is the simplest treatment of corn. Applying mixture of chalk powder and water over the corns can be helpful in treating it.

Green Figs

Green figs milky juice if applied for a long duration, can be very helpful. This should be applied 2-3 times in a day. It softens the corns and thus helps in removing them.


Liquorices are also very valuable home remedies for corns. 3-4 Liquorice sticks should be ground and mixed with half spoon of mustard oil or seasame oil. This should be rubbed over corns during night. This decreases the corn size considerably.

All these home remedies can be tried and desired results can be had easily.