¬†Cracked heels, also known as heel fissures, is a very common problem. Its very painful, unattractive and irritating problem. Moreover, the victim feel embarrassed and upset because cracked heel is a sign of sheer carelessness and negligence. Women who want to own a pair of “lotus feet” should follow a regular regime of moisturizing, scrubbing and cleansing regime. You need to exfoliate your feet every week to get rid of dead skin without being harsh.

At night, soak your feet in warm water for 10 minutes and then pat dry. Apply Vaseline or a mixture of Vaseline and lemon juice to the feet. This should be done everyday to get clean and beautiful feet.Here are few home remedies to tackle the problem of cracked heels.

Home Recipes


Take one cup of oil(any oil will do) and add one cup of sea salt to it. Now take two fresh orange and cut round slices. Dip the slices in oil and salt mixture. Then rub them on the feet and cracked heels. Rub them vigorously for about 10 minutes. Then rinse with cold water. This is a very cooling scrub which leaves your feet soft and fresh.

Rosewater and Glycerine

Mix one cup of rosewater to one cup of glycerine. Pour in a bottle. Use this solution everyday into the cracked heels and other areas of the feet. It soothes and cure cracked heels.

Wax and Mustard Oil

Another solution is to melt paraffin wax and mix it well with little mustard oil. Apply on the affected area of your heels. Wash it off in the morning. Do this for 10 or 15 days and see the difference.


Take half cup of almond oil. Add two teaspoon of sea salt to it. Now, crush a handful of strawberries and add to the oil and salt mixture. Now, rub this thick paste on your feet and cracked heels. Rub vigorously for 10 minutes then rinse with cold water. This is a luxurious foot scrub that removes dead skin and nourishes your feet.