Botanical extracts used in the treatment of cellulite.

  title={Botanical extracts used in the treatment of cellulite.},
  author={Doris Hexsel and Cecilia Orlandi and Debora Zechmeister do Prado},
  journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]},
  volume={31 7 Pt 2},
  pages={866-72; discussion 872}
BACKGROUND Cellulite is defined as skin relief alterations that give the skin an orange peel or mattress appearance. The lesions tend to be asymptomatic and may be considered the anatomic expressions of the structures in the affected area, such as the fat and subcutaneous septa. OBJECTIVE The present article reviews the most important botanical extracts used as active ingredients in the treatment of cellulite, as well as the steps to obtain these botanicals as raw material and their… CONTINUE READING

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