Cellulite natural creams

Treating cellulite with home-made creams

What are cellulite creams?

Cellulite creams are preparations intended especially to external treatment of cellulite.

The anti-cellulite creams can also be used to prevent the formation of cellulite.

Properties of anti-cellulite creams

The main function of cellulite creams is to increase blood flow to the areas where cellulite is formed. The fat is accumulated in parts of the body where proper drainage does not occur.

Fat cells or adipocytes accumulated in this area increase in size and produce the typical ” packages” of cellulite.

By increasing the blood flow, the accumulated fat is again drained . In this way, we can reduce or eliminate cellulite.

What are the best cellulite creams?

There are many cellulite creams in the market for . The composition of these is varied. The best cellulite creams are those that contain products from plants. Among them, creams made ​​with the following plants deserve a special attention:

Ivy for celluliteIvy is used to make creams for cellulite
  • Ivy (Hedera helix) contains hederagenin which causes constriction and subsequent dilation of the blood vessels. This is useful to increase blood flow to the body area affected by cellulite.

This property is used for the external treatment of cellulite.

The best option is to apply a cellulite cream sold in pharmacies or specialty stores under the terms of the patient’s leaflet

  • Horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) with the fruits of horse chestnut, you can prepare a paste for massaging the affected area.


fruits of horse chesnut treeWith the fruits of horse chestnut tree you can prepare a home-made cream for cellulite


  • Fruits of horse chestnut
  • Water


  • Peel the horse chestnut fruits, separating the bark from the pulp.
  • Mash the pulp as possible.
  • Cook the crushed pulp in twice amount of water, until the water is reduced to a thick paste.
  • Remove from heat and let cool


Apply some toothpaste on the area with cellulite and massage for a while to stimulate lymph.

Note: Do not eat the flesh of the horse chestnut, because it is toxic

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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

18 May, 2024

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