Homeopathic Treatment For Callosities


Callosities are termed as the hardening and thickening of the skin that is rubbed against friction or on constant pressure. Callosities are also known as Callus in the medical literature. It may occur on any side of the skin such as the hands or feet or back.

Causes of Callosities

  • Long-standing at a Construction site
  • Playing musical instruments
  • Knife cutting
  • Wood carving
  • Weight training exercises
  • High heels for a long time
  • Arsenic toxicity
  • Syphilis
  • Overexposure to sun
  • Gloves irritation
  • Cosmetics usage
  • Diabetic patients


  • Calluses are formed by an accumulation of keratinocytes in the outermost layer of skin.
  • Blisters and abrasions often occur due to prolonged friction.
  • Callosities may also lead to ulceration formation.
  • Hands and feet are the most common site for our formation.
  • Bunion formation at the joint may also form callosities.

Sites For Callus Formation

  • Heels
  • Knees
  • Ball of feet
  • Palms
  • Back

Symptoms Of Callosities

  • Thick rough skin
  • Raised bumps
  • Pain at callus site
  • Hardened skin
  • Flaky dry waxy skin
  • Continuously scratch


  1. Home remedies for callosities- Warm water with rubbing of pumice stone, Exfoliating creams, Baking soda paste, Epsom salts, White vinegar, and coconut oil.
  2. Drinks that can reduce callus formation. Apple lemon juice, oranges,
  3. Recommended creams for Callosities- Dermatonics 10 percent urea callus removing cream.
  4. Can calluses be peeled at home?- Peeling and cutting calluses at home might cause recurrent infections and injuries at the affected site.

Homeopathic Medicine

  1. Hepar Sulphuricum- One of the finest medicine in treating callosities which suppurates and forms pus. Patients often complain of pricking and stinging type of pain at the affected site. Walking aggravates complaints more. Rest relieves pain. Callosities mostly occur on foot. Pus may ooze offensive discharge.
  2. Silicea- This is also one of the best medicine used by physicians to treat callosities. They mostly occur between the toes. Violent and tearing type of pain is present at the affected site. The patient experiences severe pain even with the slightest movement of the foot.
  3. Sulfur- This is also one of the finest medicine for patients complaining of callosities. Burning stitching tearing sharp pains
  4. Lycopodium- This medicine is mostly indicated in those people who have long-standing work. Physical stress on the foot gives rise to callus formation. The patient often feels burning and stinging type of pain in the foot. Severe pain may lead to restricted movement of the leg. Pain may radiate to the calf muscle also.
  5. Antimonium Crudum- This medicine acts in callus formation behind the big toe. Burning and stitching type of pain present in the foot. The callus forms pus which oozes out the foul-smelling discharge. Restricted movements of the leg are noticed.

Homeo Care Clinic:

At Homeo Care Clinic under the supervision of Dr. Vaseem Choudhary, many patients are treated successfully for Callosities. Trained doctors at Homeo Care Clinic do detailed body analyses including your past medical history and on basis of your symptomatology guide you with Homeopathic medicines. Diet regimen and Precautionary measures will also be known to you for your cure.