Herbs have been known to cure sicknesses. Have you ever wondered how ancient people lived longer? It is simply because of maintaining a healthy lifestyle and relying on the wonders of herbs and other alternative medicines. There are also herbs found proven to reduce the symptoms of cellulitis. These herbs may not show its potency in the soonest period of time, yet, it can benefit those who are allergic to some drugs and antibiotics. Though many are still saying that antibiotics are the best, yet herbs are tested to help the faster recovery of patients. Before taking any of these herbs as treatment for cellulitis, you better consult an herbalist or your doctor if they have any counter reaction to antibiotics.
Eat lots of fruits with flavonoids. Medical research has found out that fruits rich in flavonoids like citrus, blueberries, grapes and vegetables among others can help reduce the blisters and the swelling of muscles previously attacked with Staphylococcus bacteria. This can also help the body regulate its immune system. Try introducing these fruits into your diet. If you are on a bed rest and cannot chew or eat well, try making a delightful concoction of these fruit juices. Some have tried preparing a drink composed of garlic cloves, turmeric and cucumber and have found it effective if consumed once or twice in a day. You can also substitute other vegetables like celery stalks.
Studies show that flavonoids which are compounds found in fruits such as citrus, blueberries, grapes and in vegetables, tea and red wine help to reduce the lymphedema and the risk of cellulitis. Flavonoids may also be taken in supplement form, Quercetin. Juicing is a natural remedy that can relieve symptoms of cellulitis and boost the immunity of the body. One useful juice is as follows: Make 12 ounces of juice with 3 medium sized carrots, 1-2 garlic cloves, 1 ounce turmeric root and 1 medium cucumber. This juice must be consumed once to twice daily. Likewise, the juice of 3 medium carrots, 3 celery stalks and 1 ounce turmeric root has been found to be a very effective remedy (Bailey and Trivieri, 2006).
Discover herbs that can be taken orally. Herbalists call them as Ayurvedic herbs. These are plants have been found to promote a change in the internal system of a person. Goldenseal root, slippery elm, Cleavers, Echinacea, calendula and fenugreek seed have been used before. Tea tree oil has also been found to reduce the itchiness if taken orally. Eating three garlic cloves a day is good to be taken on the first stages of cellulitis and can prevent further appearance of symptoms. If you cannot withstand the smell of garlic, consider taking garlic oil capsules.