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What's a natural treatment for calluses?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Licorice contains estrogen-like substances that soften the hard skin of calluses and corns. Make a paste by grinding three or four licorice sticks and mixing it with half a teaspoon of sesame oil. Rub the paste on the rough areas of your feet nightly until the calluses soften and decrease in size.
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