Cholesterol deposit spots around the eyes are also known as xanthelasma, they are bumps of fat that develop underneath the skin usually in the inner corner of the upper eyelid. The main cause of xanthelasma is high kevels of LDL cholesterol in the body. Other causes include liver diseases, genetic factors and diabetes.
People that are aged 40-60 years old, have cirrhosis, diabetics or have high cholesterol levels are at a higher risk of developing this problem than others.
This problem doesn’t cause itchiness or irritation, but it could cause some vision problems if the bump has grown large enough.
Because the affected area is usually near the eyes. Surgery is not the best treatment plan, the scar surgeries leave behind could be as annoying as the appearance of the fat sac itself. Laser treatment is another option but it still carried the risk of scarring.
Here are some natural ways to get rid of cholesterol deposited around the eyes.
Garlic when used externally or ingested can help flatten the fat bumps or even get rid of them completely.
Garlic is a natural popular remedy to reduce cholesterol levels when taken raw regularly.
A study published in the National Institute of Integrative Medicine 2013 suggest that garlic extract is a safe natural alternative to pharmaceutical cholesterol-lowering and high blood pressure lowering medications.
Make sure to take at least two raw garlic cloves Daily with water.
To apply topically, crush one clove of garlic into a paste and apply it to the affected area for 10 to 15 minutes at least twice a week.
2- Castor Oil.
Castor oil is another effective remedy to shrink or minimize the appearance of xanthelasma, it contains recinoleic acid that showed efficiency in flattening the cholesterol bumps.
However castor oil is more effective in the case of small bumps that newly appeared.
You can apply a cotton ball soaked in cold-pressed pure castor oil on your affected eyelid for over night or at least 15 minutes twice a week.
Or keep rubbing your affected lid with circular motion massage with castor oil frequent times a day.
If the cause for the cholesterol deposit bumps around your eyes is high cholesterol levels in your blood then apple cider vinegar is your best remedy.
It helps to reduce LDL cholesterol levels by liquefying it and aiding the liver eliminating the cholesterol out of the body.
Soak a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar and keep it in place using a tap or bandage for two hours then rinse with warm water. If your skin is sensitive, dilute the apple cider vinegar before applying it to your skin.
4- Banana Peels.
To Remove the fat bumps around your eyes in a natural and safe way. Banana peels are effective and free of side effects.
The antioxidants and enzymes in banana peels help to dissolve the cholesterol deposited under the skin as well as promote the cell repairment process in the skin.
Cut a small price of banana peel the size of the fat deposits and place its inside part over the pumb, secure it with a tap or bandage overnight and in the morning rinse it with warm water.