The easiest way out for treating cellulite is the use of prescription creams and injections, but it is a well know fact that these chemicals have a short term effect.
The side effects of these chemicals far out weigh the temporary benefits they provide.
There are many alternative treatments available for cellulite.
These remedies are natural and provide a more permanent solution. The only draw back is that these natural treatments take a long time and need plenty of patience.
Natural remedies for cellulite include a combination of herbs, aromatherapy and exercise. Along with these, a balanced and healthy diet with plentiful of water can go a long way to get rid of the ugly cellulite.
Natural herbs with anti oxidant properties can be incorporated in the daily diet. They can be added to meals during the process of cooking. These herbs not only help you lose cellulite but also add a lot of flavor and aroma to the meals.
Some common herbs used to treat cellulite are black pepper extract, cayenne pepper, ginger, garlic, juniper berries, grape seed, peppermint tea and others.
Particular aromatic oils have proved to be useful for treating cellulite. Massaging these oils into the affected areas and using them in baths not only provide physical relaxation but also help to smoothen out the skin.
Some essential oils used are lavender, sandalwood, rosemary, germanium, chamomile, cinnamon, clove and others. It is essential to consult an aromatherapy practitioner before one starts using these oils.
A combination of these treatments along with regular exercise has proved to provide relief from cellulite on a more permanent basis.