Ovarian cysts are a condition where fluid-filled sacs in the ovary appear usually during ovulation. This condition usually appears from hormonal problems, pregnancy and pelvic infections and endometriosis. Some common symptoms of ovarian cysts are swelling, bloating, pressure and pain in the lower abdomen. The condition usually appears and disappears on its own within a few months, however during that time it can cause pain and discomfort. This is why we’ve dedicated an article to help you treat the condition naturally.
Down below are some of the most efficient natural remedies for treating ovarian cysts:
Castor Oil Pack
Castor oil helps clear the body of excess toxins and tissues while stimulating the lymphatic and circulatory systems to help reduce and dissolve ovarian cysts.
Simply fold a large flannel cloth in three layers, and make sure the cloth covers your entire abdomen. Next drizzle 2 tablespoons of castor oil on the cloth, and then fold the cloth in half to help saturate it. Once done, unfold the cloth, lay own with a towel under you, and put the flannel cloth on your abdominal area.
Cover the oil with plastic, then with an old towel, and place a hot water bottle over the towel. Cover yourself with a warm blanket and sit like that for 30 minutes, before removing the pack. Repeat this procedure three times a week for 3 months.
Chamomile tea is great for relieving pain and discomfort caused by ovarian cysts. Simply mix 2 teaspoons of dried chamomile in a cup of hot water, and let it steep for 5 minutes before straining it. Add a teaspoon of honey and drink the tea. Drink 2-3 cups a day, until the problem goes away.
Heat can help reduce the pain and relax the muscles, thus prevent muscle cramps and ovarian cysts. Just put a heating pad or a hot water bottle on your abdomen and lower pelvic, and let it sit for 15 minutes. Heat methods can be used for quickly eliminating pain.
Apple Cider Vinegar
ACV can help shrink and dissolve ovarian cysts caused by potassium deficiency, as it is rich in potassium content.
Just add a tablespoon of acv to a glass of warm water, then add a tablespoon of black strap molasses and drink it. Drink 2 glasses of this solution every day until the cysts disappear.
Beetroot is packed with a compound called betacyanin which boosts the ability of the liver to clear toxins out of the body. It also has an alkaline natural which balances the acidity in the body and reducing the symptoms of ovarian cysts. Simply mix ½ a cup of freshly extracted beetroot juice with a tablespoon of Aloe Vera gel, and a tablespoon of blackstrap molasses and drink the solution once a day in the morning on an empty stomach until your symptoms are gone.
Epsom salt bath
Epsom salt is packed with high magnesium sulfate content which relaxes the muscle and reduces pain.
In a bathtub filled with warm water, add a cup of Epsom salt and 5-10 drops of lavender, rose or jasmine essential oils. Stir the bath for a few minutes while the salt dissolves, than soak in the bath for 30 minutes. Do this once a day and pain will be relieved.
Flaxseed balances the ratio of progesterone and estrogen in the body, and this helps reduce cysts. Mix a tablespoon of ground flaxseed in a glass of warm water and drink the solution daily on an empty stomach until you notice improvements.
Almonds are rich in magnesium and help reduce painful cramps resulting from ovarian cysts. Consume dry roasted almonds to relieve discomfort and pain.
Increasing the intake of fluids is highly important if you suffer from ovarian cysts, as water can help flush out harmful toxins from the body, reduce pain and alleviate discomfort.
Dandelion is a natural diuretic which can help cleanse the liver and allow the body to properly flush out excess hormones which may be causing the cysts. Pick fresh dandelions, separate the roots from the stem and flowers, then rinse the root and boil it in 1 quart of water. Chop the dandelion root, add 2 teaspoons of it to the water and cover the pan. Let it simmer for 1 minute before removing the pan from the heat and letting the root steep for 40 minutes. Once done, strain and drink.
The MACA root is a famous fertility herb which balances the hormone levels in the boy. It can be taken in a powder form or mixed with coffee or smoothies. It aids the production of proestrogen and nourishes the endocrine system.
Ginger is a powerful anti-inflammatory which reduces pain by relieving inflammation and increases the body heat. Simply blend a 2-inch piece of ginger with 2 celery stalks, half a glass of apple juice and ¾ of a glass of pineapple juice and drink it once a day until the cysts are gone.