The beneficial effects of this mixture of active ingredients are centred on the lymphatic and venous levels, essential for every cellulite treatment. Rutin is a phenolic antioxidant and has been demonstrated to scavenge superoxide radicals. Rutin has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anticarcinogenic, antithrombotic, cytoprotective and vasoprotective activities. Rutin has significant efficacy in diminishing the venous oedema which is an early sign of chronic venous disease of the leg.
It helps strengthen capillaries, protects against some toxins and has anti-inflammatory effects. Melilot can help to treat varicose veins and reduce the risk of phlebitis and thrombosis. Melilot contains coumarins, which is converted to dicoumarol, a powerful anticoagulant. It reduces inflammation and swelling and has wound healing properties.