Natural Treatments for Cellulitis

Cellulitis is a dangerous, bacterial skin infection that can be treated with home remedies, but must be treated as quickly as possible.  Some of the best home cures for cellulitis are natural antibacterials, such as garlic, colloidal silver and tea tree oil. Look in the Table of Contents on the right hand side of this page to discover many other natural remedies for cellulitis that have been recommended by Earth Clinic readers. One mother describes how she successfully treated her son with a home remedy treatment regimen, including turmeric, black salve and tea tree oil, avoiding antibiotics and hospitalization.

Natural Treatments for Cellulitis

Cellulitis is an aggressive condition that can cause additional complications if left untreated. If the infection appears to be spreading, consult a medical practitioner before it gets into the lymph nodes or bloodstream.  Although this rarely happens, this could result in blood or bone infections or even gangrene.  Fortunately, natural treatments are often effective, especially if the treatment regimen combines both internal and external treatment.


Garlic is the favorite home remedy of many because it attacks bacteria, fungi and viruses without killing beneficial gut flora.  Raw garlic is most effective. 

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List of Remedies for Cellulitis