What Is Cellulite?
There has been much confusion over the word cellulite. The medical profession believe that the condition does not exist and is merely a fancy name for fat. Cellulitis however, is used by the medical profession to describe an inflammation of cellular tissue as a result of infection from a septic wound.
Cellulite is a very real condition and is physically disfiguring to the sufferer. Ask any women with cellulite to compare it with other body fat and she will undoubtly say there is no comparison.
What Causes Cellulite?
An infiltion of the subcutaneous fat cells by fluids and toxic waswte material. The walls of the subcutaneous fat cells grow thicker with deposits of fibrous collagen, this mass locks in tissue fluid and toxins, giving the skin a dimpled orange peel appearance. A sedentary lifestyle, sluggish lymphatic system and unhealthy diet all contribute to the condition.
How Can Aromatherapy Help?
Aromatherapy is a very effective treatment. The chosen oils have the following effects on the cellulite and general system:
A) Detoxifying, stimulating to the lymphatic system
B) Hormone balancing
C) Mildly diuretic
D) Relieve stress