Friday, May 7, 2010

Cellulitis Natural Remedies, Causes and Herbal Treatments

Cellulitis is a type of skin infection which is of serious nature. It has the potential to develop much more serious, life threatening condition. Traditionally the problem of cellulitis involves a course of antibiotics for its treatment. In this problem there is an inflammation of connective tissues. The inflammation occurs due to the toxins which our system fails to eliminate. Usually it is characterized by swelling or thickening of tissues. There the skin appears as orange peel and also gives a grating sensation. Cellulitis affects most often our leg, arms, face and scalp. Sometimes Cellulitis may result into serious types of complications. Some problems which are caused by Cellulitis are -

1. Problems of heart
2. Pain which causes pressure on the nerves
3. Insomnia
4. Migraine, sciatica and neuralgia
5. Nervousness, fatigue or even depression
6. Deformities where hips and legs becomes enlarged

Some of the sign and symptoms of Cellulitis are fever, chills, redness and warming in the skin, pain and tenderness and edema which is a swelling caused by fluid in the tissues.

People of growing older age are at risk to develop cellulitis. People who are diabetic, having chickenpox and shingles, a weakened immune system, a general infection, contaminated wounds and fungal infections of the feet.

As soon as there is a confirmation of cellulitis, you must consult to your physician. But some natural methods are there which are very effective and helpful in the treatment of cellulitis. Some of the important and effective herbs for the treatment of cellulitis are garlic, goldenseal, and Echinacea.

Garlic is an important herb which is having antibacterial properties. It is having the property to destroy the infection. So it is very effective in the treatment of cellulitis.

Most herbalists recommend a dosage of three capsules of garlic oil or three cloves per day till the infection disappears. Both the herbs are very effective for the treatment of cellulitis.

Goldenseal is recommended by the herbalist to reduce or get rid from inflammation. It may be taken internally or you may make a paste by adding the powder of herb to water and apply this paste on the affected area overnight.

To enhance the response of immune, Echinacea is a well known herb which is very helpful. If you are taking this herb regularly then it will help your body fight back against the infection.

Dieting, exercise and massage helps to stimulate and increase circulation in affected areas, toxins are also eliminated and it also tones muscles by rolling movement.

Read information on Garlic Supplement Benefits. Also find information on Holy Basil Tulsi Supplement.