Goldenseal. Goldenseal is a great home remedy for cellulitis because it has anti-inflammatory effects. To use, apply a powdered goldenseal paste directly to the infected area. Goldenseal contains strong anti-bacterial properties. Anyone can make a goldenseal paste simply by combining goldenseal powder with an adequate amount of water. For best results, you should leave the paste on the infected area for 4 to 5 hours.