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According to sources at, essential oils are made from natural plant sources, such as fruits and flowers, and are used in the practice of aromatherapy for an array of beauty, emotional and medicinal benefits. Many of these essential oils are reputed to reduce the appearance of cellulite. According to LiveStrong, the most effective oils for treating cellulite include rosemary, patchouli, thyme, basil, fennel, juniper, lemon, orange, cypress, clary sage and cedarwood.

To make a tropical oil blend for the treatment of cellulite follow this recipe:

·                                    Mix

o   2 drops of patchouli oil

o   3 drops of clary sage oil

o   3 drops of fennel oil

o   4 drops of coriander oil

o   4 drops of cedar wood oil

o   5 drops of rosemary oil

o   10 drops of orange oil

o   10 drops of lemon oil

o   10 drops of cypress oil

·                                With 4 oz. of a base oil (such as sweet almond oil or coconut oil)

Apply to affected areas.