Can Cayenne Pepper Improve the Appearance of Cellulite?
Cayenne pepper has been recognized for a while now as a natural fat-burning food and is popular with followers of the Paleo diet. Cayenne is a powerful spice in more ways than one, it will naturally heat up the body, increase blood circulation and boost metabolism and during this process it will also eliminate bad skin cells, replacing them with strong healthy cells. Incorporation Cayenne Pepper into your diet on a regular basis will help to flush the unwanted toxins from your body and in doing so, will reduce the appearance of cellulite on your legs and thighs.
Cayenne Pepper contains Capsaicin, which is an active component of chili peppers, the variety of plants belonging to the genus Capsicum. It has long since been known that the capsaicin found in cayenne pepper improves circulation, also a factor in helping to reduce cellulite significantly.
There are a few home remedy recipes containing cayenne pepper that can help you improve the look of your skin and begin the journey to cellulite free skin.
Lemon and Cayenne Pepper Tea
Drinking a potent brew of lemon and cayenne tea three times each day for a few weeks will have a noticeable effect on the volume of fat cells and the texture of your skin and appearance of cellulite. Lemon and cayenne tea also helps to cleanse and detoxify the body, making it an excellent food in the fight against cellulite.
Squeeze the juice of half a lemon into a cup of warm water
Sprinkle a thin layer of cayenne pepper on top.
For best results, drink this about thirty minutes before each meal.
Improving elasticity and detoxification are both most effectively accomplished from the inside.
Lemon Tea with Cayenne Pepper and Ginger
Ginger Variation Recipe:
Squeeze the juice of half a lemon into a mug of warm water
Sprinkle two teaspoons of cayenne pepper powder over the lemon water
Sprinkle one teaspoon of grated ginger over the mixture
Mix all these ingredients together
Drink this solution three times a day for 4-8 weeks and watch an effective reduction in the appearance of your wobbly bits.
Cayenne with Coffee Body Scrub
Exfoliating Cayenne and Coffee Scrub Recipe:
Scrubbing coffee granules into your skin is a great natural exfoliant, guaranteed to remove the dead skin cells and mixed with Cayenne Pepper can create a highly effective home remedy scrub to fight cellulite.
4 tablespoons of coffee granules
1 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil (to nourish and moisturize)
Combine all these ingredients together, mix and scrub the mixture into your buttocks, abdomen and thighs.
Leave the mixture on your skin for between five and ten minutes and then wash it off.
Repeat this process twice weekly or as needed.