Updated: 01/11/2018

Herbal Body Wrap Review - 6 Things You Need to Know


Why are people talking about Herbal Body Wraps? We wanted to know exactly that, so we checked out the ingredients, side effects and clinical research. We also dug around for hundreds of user reviews to see how it works in real life. Then, we summarized it all to give you the bottom line.

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What are Herbal Body Wraps?

To start, Herbal Body Wraps are a means of compression to slim out the body. There are no ingredients in the actual material, but sometimes a cream is included to help facilitate results. You’re supposed to notice a decrease in circumference of the treated area. You can wear it under clothes and travel out of the house.

There are a multitude of companies that offer Herbal Body Wrap solutions. You can easily buy products online from trusted retailers. We like the ease of use and the small price tag, but read on…

Results – “Nothing About Weight-Loss”

First, the Herbal Body Wrap is not associated with weight-loss of any kind. “You may notice a slight change to the treatment area for a short while after using the wrap,” said our Research Editor. “But nothing that will last permanently.”

“This wrap did nothing for me,” was one experience.

A review said, “Didn’t work at all for me.”

We can’t avoid the positive reviews. Some actually saw results.

A user offered, “It actually did shrink my belly area quite a bit.”

Another claimed, “I don’t notice it drastically but I do notice it some bit due to the way some shirts seem to look a little less tight fitting.”

Burn – “The Cream or the Wrap?”

There are reports of Herbal Body Wrap side effects like burning. We’re rather certain this has to do with the cream, which may include hot pepper extract, in most cases.

One user said, “When you put on the wrap it does feel like it’s burning so if you have sensitive skin then I probably would not recommend this product for you.”

Another claimed, “I will say the wrap did seem to burn me a little but not to where I couldn’t handle it.”

Burning for some felt like warmth to others.

A customer said, “Not burning or uncomfortable, just warm.”

“I mostly didn’t know it was on, no tingling or burning sensation,” as another put it.

After years of research, there is clearly a connection between the smallest of things, like a slight burning, and a cut in your chances of success. If Herbal Body Wraps cause irritation, why would the dieter keep using them?

The Science – “Clinical Proof?”

If you’re looking for clinical research into Herbal Body Wraps you won’t find much. The hot pepper has been associated with a small increase in metabolism when taken orally. Plus, it can be used topically to fight muscle pain, but we don’t see a clear connection with weight-loss. The slimming effect is from the compression.

What Users Are Saying

"”I must say diet and exercise play a major role in losing/maintaining weight, but this set puts a finishing touch on one’s figure. Gotta Love It; I do!!!”"

"”After you take the wrap off, there will be an appearance of tightness. It is definitely temporary.”"

The Bottom Line – Do Herbal Body Wraps Work?

Are we already wearing our Herbal Body Wrap? Well, we like that this product is easy to use and it may help to temporarily shrink or smooth an area, but we are highly skeptical. There is no proof of actual weight-loss, the creams may burn skin and science just isn’t behind the claims.

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What are the side effects of Herbal Body Wrap?

Herbal Body Wrap side effects may include abdominal cramps, headache, dizziness and dehydration, according to customer reviews.

What are the ingredients in Herbal Body Wrap?

Herbal Body Wrap ingredients often include Dead Sea clay, bentonite clay, sea salt, water, olive oil, green clay, tea and/or seaweed.

How do I know if Herbal Body Wrap is right for me?

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Does Herbal Body Wrap work?

Well, this type of body wrap is unlikely to help with any long-term weight-loss. However, the clay may help firm and tighten the skin. It may also draw excess water and impurities from the tissue. This can cause a temporary slimming effect.

How much does Herbal Body Wrap cost?

The cost of an Herbal Body Wrap varies. Some are available for as low as $20. However, there are others that sell for over $100.

How should I use Herbal Body Wrap?

You should be sure to use the Herbal Body Wrap exactly as directed. Often clay is applied directly to the skin. Then a wrapping material is placed over the clay. The wrap may be left on for 30 minutes before removing.

Can I use Herbal Body Wrap if I have a health condition?

To begin, women who are pregnant or nursing should not use an Herbal Body Wrap. If you have a health condition, are taking a prescription drug or are under 18, you need to consult a doctor beforehand.

Are there any supplements involved with Herbal Body Wrap?

There are no supplements involved with Herbal Body Wraps.

You might consider replacing Herbal Body Wrap with a product that contains clinically tested ingredients for weight-loss. One such supplement is Dietspotlight Burn.


Previous Herbal Body Wrap Review (Updated January 14, 2009):

What You Should Know

Celebrities have recently brought detoxifying products into the limelight as the new trendy way to lose weight. Herbal Body Wraps is just one of the many products that are intended to allow dieters to detoxify the body affordably and in the comfort of your own home. Herbal Body Wraps makes lofty claims that you will actually experience instant weight loss and lose several inches in less than one hour. There are several home versions of Herbal Body Wraps available in the marketplace. The list consists of Purity Body Wraps, Cellulite Body Wraps, Skin Tightening Body Wraps and Detox Body Wraps.

List of Ingredients

Most body wraps on the market use the same Dead Sea clay for the firming and tightening the skin. It is also known as Rhassoul Clay and it is thought to be a very potent firming ingredient in addition to being "all natural". Very high levels of this special clay have been used for "instant and long term" skin firming effects.

Product Features

Herbal Body Wraps have been marketed to be and effective way to firm the skin, slim the body, treat cellulite, clear the skin, detoxify the skin, and help the body to produce new collagen and elastin. The weight loss benefits of body wraps have been shown to be temporary. Other than Dead Sea clay, there are no other ingredients found to be in any of the Herbal Body Wraps mentions in this review.


  • May be effective for short term weight loss.


  • The full list of ingredients in Herbal Wraps is unknown.
  • The weight loss benefits of body wraps have been shown to be temporary.


Herbal Body Wraps have been marketed to be and effective way to firm the skin, slim the body, treat cellulite, clear the skin, detoxify the skin, and help the body to produce new collagen and elastin. However; any weight loss benefits associated with body wraps have been shown to be temporary. Other than Dead Sea clay, there are no other ingredients found to be in any of the Herbal Body Wraps found in the marketplace. Since celebrities have used Herbal body wraps as the new trendy way to lose weight, several home versions of Herbal Body Wraps have become available in the marketplace. Herbal Body Wraps makes lofty claims that you will actually experience instant weight loss and lose several inches in less than one hour. Body wrap treatments are considered to be a fad in the treatment of cellulite and as a weight loss aid. When searching for a weight loss supplement, be sure to choose a product that discloses the full list of ingredients.

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28 Herbal Body Wrap Reviews

  • Safe for high BP Patient?
    Barbara howell

    IS it safe for someone with high blood pressure to have an herbal wrap?

    • Maribel (Editor)

      Hi Barbara! Because of possible interactions with high blood pressure, please make sure to consult with your physician before taking this product.

  • Xtreme wrap-Herbal body

    I would like to know if the Xtreme wrap-Herbal body wrap gel works?

    • Your Name

      I bought into it 3 weeks ago. The first night no weight loss but the skin looked smoother. Additional days and nights used I didn’t loose any fat. You do sweat water weight which comes back.

    • Maribel (Editor)

      Hello Leslie. All users are different and can experience different weight-loss results, but exercise in conjunction with a healthy diet and supplements, like Dietspotlight Burn, have shown to help with weight-loss.

  • Question about sustaining weight loss
    Your Name (Verified User)

    I would like to for how long can the weight loss be sustained now that it works temporarilly

    • Maribel (Editor)

      Hello. All users are different and can experience different weight-loss results.

  • Info about "It Works Body Wrap"?
    Brenda Ramsey

    Do you have any information about “It Works Body Wrap”?

    • angela

      i got my first body wrap on mothers day and i been on my period and still on why is going on will me

  • Perfect piece
    Barbra Ellerbrock

    Hi There. Perfect piece. I totally agree. You have established heaps of good points. Have a great day.

  •  Don't waste your money!
    Sunday (Verified User)

    They do not tell you how much it cost they let you believe it is on 7.95 then they hit your credit card for 139.99 under 30day and they would even credit you back… they are bad bad. It didn’t even work I did it and it just itch and i had a rash…. don’t waste your money…..

    • Montana (Editor)

      Hello Sunday. You might be interested in the 15-day trial offer Dietspotlight Burn is giving. Also, they have a 120-day money back guarantee.

  • Got a broken product
    Your Name

    When I received my extreme wrap my jars where broken I spent 149.00 on it can’t use it I tired emailing an calling leaving messages yet no one has answered me

  • Baby Pic On you Product
    Manz (Verified User)

    suzanne – The image with the baby in the bucket is HAND DOWN my most fovarite image of yours!!! EVER. I love it. Absolutely love it. Do you own the bucket? If so, you should take it to all your newborn shoots.

  • Aida

    I am on the first day after I put on the wrap on my arms, I have an excruciating abdominal [ain. Is this normal? if it is, somebody should make people aware before hand. I am in an awful pain. I had to take medication.

    • Anonymous

      I had the same troubles:(. After researching I’ve found that people who have been diagnosed with Celiac disease all have the same problem.

  •  This works with proper diet and exercise
    Anna (Verified User)

    I tried body wraps in the past. They do work. But you have to help with exercise, diet and drink lost of water.It is not a permanent result . So you need to keep doing it . If you need to loose 10 or less pounds, it is a good booster to reach your goal.

  • Anyone experiencing the same symptoms?
    Concerned (Verified User)

    I tried this wrap and the next day experienced severe back pain and abdominal cramps. Does this happen to anyone else?

    • Anonymous

      I used a wrap and im having the most painful. xperience my tummy is cramping so bad is it normal?

      • anonymous

        I also have had two “gallbladder attack sensations” just four hours after applying the wrap.i dont have my gallbladder anymore but i know what gallbladder attack feels like, and this felt like one.

      • tammy

        how did you get it to stop as I am having terrible pain!?

    • tammy

      I used a wrap last Thursday night and on Saturday I started experiencing severe abdominal cramping. it’s as bad as contractions during childbirth. I haven’t been able to get out of bed. i’m dizzy and worried I have done damage to my kidneys, colon or gall bladder. if i’m not better tomorrow, i’m going to have to go in and get an abdominal ultrasound and see wtf is going on? now i’m reading others have had the same cramping sensations. please tell me how to make this pain stop. it is excruciating!!! im trying to drink more water as perhaps I have dehydration from the herbal wrap. help me!!!

  • Would this help for Skin Tightening?

    In the past year I have lost 69 lbs (thanks to lapband surgery). However, my skin is pretty loose on my body and I’d like to know about what Herbal Body Wraps can do for skin tightening. Can they help? If so, about how often would I need to do one?

    • Amanda

      JONI? Like the DSM?

  • Chin
    Mary Sanchez

    Can you do your under chin in a wra/p

  • anyone tried the "It Works" bodywrap?

    anyone tried the “It Works” bodywrap? i imagine this would be considered an ‘herbal’ bodywrap. it’s hard to make sense of the reviews as they are mostly by folks that would be ‘rewarded’ in some way by the company.

    • Tonya

      Alice…. the company does not “reward”. I have lost 5.75″ after 2 wraps. it works! I love the wrap. easy to do & use. They have lots of products. Drop me a line wrapsbytonya.myitworks.com

    • Re-Al-E-Tee

      Notice that only someone SELLING the wraps responds. And of course 100000 % positive!