Curing Cellulite Naturally
Edited By Stephanie Dawson
Cellulites is a aesthetic condition experienced mostly by women because of the estrogen hormone in the body. The subcutaneous tissue is affected by cellulite when the adipose cells increase in number and shape in a disproportionate way. This cell growth compresses capillary vessels and the lymphatic capillaries which can result in diminished circulation and hinder proper elimination of toxins. Cellulite is not harmful or painful but it can be a warning sign of circulation problems.
Cellulite is related to hormonal activity, there could be some heritable factors that will make some predisposed, it may also be caused by circulation problems or fluid retention. External factors like poor diet, alcohol or cigarette consumption, sedentary lifestyle, the contraceptive pill, obesity, or stress can also contribute to the formation of cellulite.
6 Natural treatments for cellulite
• Horsetail can be applied directly to inflammation and will help prevent and treat cellulite. Horsetail activates blood circulation, speeds up metabolism, and is a detoxifying agent. Its a powerful which will help control and reverse fluid retention. It can be taken in tea, extract, or pills. It is rich in magnesium and other nutrients.
• Birch tree will help drain cellulite, help eliminate uric acid and water with relatively low loss of nutrients. Boil 50grams of the root per 1 liter of water. Take around 6 teaspoons per day.
• Dandelion. Its purifying diuretic effects will detox your liver, stimulate detox liver cells, and help maintaining the digestive process. You can make a tea of dandelion or an infusion by cooking a handful of dry leaves and roots in one liter of water for at least 15 minutes or you can use the leaves in a salad.
• There are other natural treatments that will stimulate blood circulation and improve oxygenation and nutrition of subcutaneous tissue such as Gingko Biloba. This root has a tonic and revitalizing effect, besides regulating capillary permeability and capillary resistance.
• Herbs and roots that include saponins, such as horse chestnust, ginseng, or red ginseng will act on the circulatory system and reinforce capillary walls, in addition to being an anti-inflammatory and good for edema.
• Green tea has strong diuretic powers and will stimulate the production of adrenaline, contribute to fat burning, block free radicals, and help stop the degeneration of cells.
Use caution with diuretic plants. All the above plants will have the effect that we eliminate a lot of liquid. If they are used too frequently and not in healthy doses, or combined with other drugs, they can produce imbalances in blood pressure, mainly hypotension. They are contraindicated if you are taking hypertension or diuretic medications. Always consult your doctor before using diuretics for treating cellulite.