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Why does cellulite appear and how can it be treated?

One of the worst enemies of the female population today is cellulite, and women are ready to give a lot of money to get rid of it, or to at least try. Even though the rhythm of life is much faster, the majority of women is doing their best to look as beautiful, healthy and attractive as possible. However, cellulite is the problem that can affect practically every single woman, though it becomes a bit more common with age, stress, physical inactivity and use of hormonal pills. It makes the skin look dimple, bumpy and uneven, particularly the areas of thighs, buttocks and hips, and it is a result of the accumulation of the fat cells between the skin and the muscle.

Even though the doctors do not consider cellulite to be the health related issue, there are several ways of the treatment, and if persistent and disciplined, the person can get rid of it, no matter how impossible it may sound. The most commonly used methods to treat it are liposuctions and laser therapy that also uses radiofrequency, as well as infrared light. Weight loss combined with massage and physical activity that can tighten the muscles is also helpful, but besides these methods, more and more popular is mesotherapy, and the use of creams based on vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and other useful ingredients.

What are the best herbs for cellulite?

There is a significant number of herbs that are helpful with this kind of the skin infection, and that have proven to be very effective in the treatment. Among the best are:

Dandelion, the herb that is helpful in the successful detoxication of the body, and that can be used in salads, as a tea, or that can be taken through the supplements. Gotu kola is also helpful with the treatment of cellulite, but mostly in repairing the cells and the connective tissue. By strengthening the walls of the veins, it helps the body to get rid of the toxins, by taking them out of the body. Milk thistle is well known by those who are trying to get rid of the cellulite, since it helps the waste products and toxins to be flushed out of the liver, thus helping with the circulation, too. Gingko biloba is one of the main ingredients of preparations and cremes, it works as an antioxidant and it improves the circulation. It may give permanent results. Green tea is a very good choice, too; it restores the health of the cells, thins the blood thus improving the flow of it, which further helps in supplying the areas of the body with nutrients and removing the toxins from them.

Other herbs that can also be used in the treatment of cellulite are sweet clover, kelp, parsley, horse chestnut, nettle, and fenugreek.

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