Body wraps are widely used in spas to help in weight loss. Wrapping the body with a bandage soaked in herbal decoction can help in stimulating detoxification. As the impurities building up in the body can slow down your metabolism, by flushing out the toxins from the body, body wraps help in increasing metabolism. Furthermore, body wraps help in getting rid of the water weight. As a result you can lose a few pounds in a short time by using a body wrap.However, to get a body wrap you don’t have to spend your hard earned money on an expensive spa or store-bought body wrap. Instead, you can easily make your own weight loss body wrap with simple kitchen ingredients.
How To Make Homemade Body Wrap For Weight Loss
Although there are various body wrap options, to lose weight fast you must use ingredients that can absorb impurities from your body and stimulate fat burning.
Body Wrap With Clay, Green Tea And Cayenne Pepper
Clay is an excellent detoxification agent. Green tea helps in flushing out water. It is also an excellent antioxidant. Cayenne pepper stimulates thermogensis, which helps in breaking down the fats.
Things You Will Need
You will need two cups of cosmetic clay, two tablespoons of green tea leaves, one teaspoon of cayenne powder, 2 liters of water and medical cloth bandage.
Put the green tea leaves in the water and bring the water to boil. When the water starts boiling, remove it from the stove and add cayenne pepper powder and clay. Stir until the clay and the pepper powder dissolves in the water. Keep the mixture aside for a few minutes. When it becomes lukewarm, soak the bandage in the mixture. Tightly wrap your body with the bandage. Do few low intensity exercises to keep your body warm. Alternatively, you can apply a heating bad on the bandage to keep it warm. You can keep the body wrap for up to 2 hours.
Body Wrap With Salt, Coconut Oil And Essential Oil
Things You Will Need
For this body wrap, you will need ¼-cup of sea salt, one tablespoon of cocoa powder, one teaspoon of green tea, two tablespoons of coconut oil and one teaspoon of essential oil of your choice, and medical bandage and electric heating pad.
Combine the salt, coconut oil, green tea, cocoa powder and essential oil. Mix them well to make a smooth paste. Massage your abdomen, thighs and other parts of your body with the paste. Wrap your body with the bandage. Place the heating pad on the bandage to keep your body warm. Leave the bandage on for at least 45 minutes.
As body wrap eliminates your water weight, it may dehydrate you. To prevent dehydration, drink several cups of water while using the body wrap. Avoid the body wrap if you are suffering from high blood pressure or circulation disorder.