Have you ever wondered why your feet get cracks easily while the rest of the body does not? This is because the skin on feet is naturally dry and does not have oil glands. The feet depends on sweat glands to remain moisturized. While cracked feet or heels is a common problem arising due to prolonged ignorance to proper foot care, it may be the result of certain dry skin disease like eczema and athlete’s foot along with other diseases like diabetes and thyroid. Certain other causes for dry and cracked feet include standing continuously for many hours, dehydration, harsh soaps, winter season, weight issues, wrong footwear, exposure to water, etc. The most common symptoms of cracked feet are flakes, itching and bleeding in severe cases. Here are some of the best home remedies for cracked feet.