Hallux Valgus is a bony bump that is created on the joint at the base of your big toe. It is also known as bunion. They are created when your bid toe pushes against your next toe. In such a case you may also notice a redness over the bunion.
The reason for this might be the wearing of tight and narrow shoes. The bunion can be also developed as a result of an inherited structural defect, stress on your foot or arthritis.
Luckily, traditional medicine can help you in treating bunions, but first you should cleanse your body from salt. In addition, we are going to show you three simple and easy home remedies.
Mixture of Aspirin and Iodine
You should crush 5 aspirins to get 200mg and mix them with 10ml iodine. Mix them well, until you get a homogenous mixture. Before you go to sleep you need to apply this mixture on the affected area.
Lemon Juice and Iodine
Mix several drops of lemon juice with iodine. You need to apply this mixture on the affected area, for at least two weeks.
You can prepare the best homemade paste against bunions. It will erase the growth and relieve the pain on your toe. Applying this paste will remove the salt deposits on the affected area. You need: 100 ml of 96% alcohol, 5 large bay leaves, 3 liters of water and 1 tablespoon of baking soda. First you need to prepare the mixture of bay leaves and the alcohol. You should leave the mixture to stay for one week at room temperature. After one week you can use the paste. Prepare a mixture of water and baking soda, and soak you feet. Then, you need to rub the paste over the bunion. When you are done, you need to put a cotton socks for absorption and lie down.