How to prepare a clay poultice for cellulite

The clays they are a totally natural product, they are natural minerals formed thousands of years ago, coming from the decomposition of rocks, they contain plastic properties and when moistened they become perfectly malleable.

The clay It has been known since prehistoric times when humanity used it to elaborate different domestic utensils, such as vases, glasses, plates, ornaments, in constructions. It was also used since ancient times for its medicinal and therapeutic benefits and for different cultures.

The clay masks are ideal for the skin of the face and also for other parts of the body.

With the clay we can also prepare different home remedies that come in handy, to relieve tired legs, stimulate blood flow, tendons, muscles, to make a homemade toothpaste, to reduce cellulite.

On this occasion, we provide information on how to prepare a clay poultice for cellulite.

As we have said before there are different types of clay and to make this plaster, the White clay is the one that suits us because of the properties it contains.

White clay helps stimulate blood flow, provides a sensation of freshness, is soothing and produces a tensor effect.

The amount of white clay we need to prepare a plaster will depend on the area we are going to treat, in this case the quantities will be prepared for the area of ​​the thighs.

To prepare the clay poultice we need the following materials and follow some simple steps and advice.

This clay plaster as well as for cellulite cases is also ideal for when we have tired legs.

For this clay poultice to be more effective it is advisable to previously massage the area to provide a little heat and thus favor blood flow and then apply cold with the plaster.

We can bring a little more freshness to this clay poultice with a few drops of peppermint essential oil.

Steps to prepare the clay poultice

The clay plasters are cold and we will make them with bandages that we will wet beforehand before placing them on the clay.

In case of not having bandages we can also use a roll of paper napkins or a roll of plastic (film).


  • A plastic container
  • A long, wide bandages.
  • A brush
  • 5 soup spoons of white clay.
  • 3 tablespoons of water.
  • 5 drops of peppermint essential oil


  • In the container we make the mixture of clay and water.
  • Stir well until the clay is well dissolved.
  • Add the droplets of peppermint essential oil to the mixture.
  • We remove again.
  • We wet the bandages and drain them a little.
  • Wet the brush in the clay mixture and we will anoint it on the areas of the thigh that we want to treat.
  • We place the bandage on the area, we bandage and we also cover with film so that they are well fastened.
  • We do the same with the other thigh.
  • We keep the bandages about 30 minutes.
  • We remove the bandages.
  • Wash the areas with warm water.

The plasters of clay for cellulite can be done about 3 times a week.

Other useful tips against cellulite

Resorting to clay poultices to improve cellulite cases is a good option but we must bear in mind that we can improve even more if we help ourselves carrying out daily healthy habits like the ones we provide below.

  • Healthy and balanced diet.
  • To hydrate well, drinking at least between 1.5 liters or 2 liters of water that we can alternate taking infusions or natural juices of fruits or vegetables.
  • Perform daily exercise moderately, walk at least half an hour every day.
  • Perform some aerobic exercise.
  • Avoid saturated fats, fried, breaded, pastries.
  • Avoid sugary and carbonated drinks.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol.
  • No Smoking.

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