Advances in Therapy

, Volume 18, Issue 5, pp 225–229 | Cite as

Addition of conjugated linoleic acid to a herbal anticellulite pill

  • Lawrence Birnbaum


This study investigated the effect of a herbal anticellulite pill on visible cellulite in the thighs. Sixty female volunteers took a herbal anticellulite pill or a herbal anticellulite pill plus supplements of conjugated linoleic acid for 60 days. The combination treatment had a beneficial effect in as many as 75% of the women. The appearance of the skin improved significantly, and thigh circumference was reduced by an average of 0.88 inch. Further investigation in a larger, longer placebo-controlled trial is warranted.


conjugated linoleic acid cellulite thermography 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lawrence Birnbaum
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  1. 1.Lasky SurgicenterBeverly Hills

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