What are Ovarian Cysts?
Ovarian cysts are fluid-filled sacs or pockets that develop within the surface of one or both ovaries of women. At some point in a lifetime, most of the women develop at least one cyst. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it has found that most of the women develop the cyst before menopause and some faces after menopause. There are some functional cysts that also occur during the mensuration cycle and they are not part of any disease. They occur in the ovaries without any apparent reason whereas the Pathological cysts, on the other hand, can either be benign or cancerous.
Most of the women are not aware of the ovarian cysts as they hardly cause any problems. However, in some cases, they cause symptoms like pain during bowel movements, abdominal bloating, menstrual irregularities, pain during sex, pelvic pain before or during the menstrual cycle, pain in the lower back or thighs, the pressure in the rectum or bladder, nausea, and vomiting. In many cases, ovarian cysts disappear on their own within a few months, though they cause some discomfort but gets disappear.
Home Remedies for Ovarian Cysts
However, some types of ovarian cysts can also cause infertility in women. To get rid of diverse issues related to ovarian cysts here are some of the natural remedies that will certainly help the women to shrink the size of the cysts and bring relief from them as well.
Heat reduces the pain of muscle cramps or pain in the abdomen which causes due to ovarian cysts. Women can put a hot water bottle in the lower pelvic area or abdomen. One must put it for at least 15 minutes and follow this remedy for better and quick relief. One who faces the experience of pain in the abdomen can easily get rid of it.
- Castor Oil Pack
This is the oldest remedy for ovarian cysts. The castor oil helps in clearing the extra toxins or tissues. It stimulates the lymphatic and circulatory systems which help in reducing and dissolving ovarian cysts.
Take a flannel cloth and make two or three layers of the thick fold. Ensure that the folded cloth is large enough to cover your entire abdomen.
- Put down two tablespoons of castor oil on the cloth and fold the cloth in half to saturate and then unfold it.
- Lay down on an old towel and put the flannel cloth on the abdomen.
- It is important to cover the castor oil in cloth with plastic and then with an old towel.
- Now place a hot water bottle over the towel and cover it with a warm blanket.
- Leave the castor oil pack on for at least 30 minutes and then remove it.
- Repeat the process about three times a week for three months.
To remove the stickiness from the skin one can even wash it with the solution of three tablespoons of baking soda mixed in one quart (four cups) of water.
Epsom Salt Bath
Epsom salt bath enables the women to easily reduce the pain and other symptoms that are associated with ovarian cysts. The high magnesium sulfate content in Epsom salt works as a muscle and brings ease of pain.
Add one cup of Epsom salt to your bathtub filled with warm water then add Add five to 10 drops of essential oils like lavender, rose or jasmine. Now stir it for a few minutes so that the salt dissolves. Soak the lower body in water for at least 20-30 minutes. It is important to follow this remedy for at least one time in a day.
Women, who are facing lots of trouble due to the ovarian cysts, must try the Chamomile Tea. It is a herbal tea and it is one of the good remedies to treat the trouble of ovarian cysts, associated pain and discomfort. The sedative effect of chamomile tea will reduce the pain and help women to get relax. The warm nature of the tea will also help women to regulate irregular periods by stimulating blood flow in the pelvic area and uterus. One can take two to three cups of tea on a daily basis until you get relief from the same.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Ovarian cysts caused by potassium deficiency can be easily treated by having apple cider vinegar that helps in shrinking or dissolving the cyst. The vinegar consists of high in potassium and recommended by many health experts.
Add one tablespoon of apple cider vinegar to a glass of warm water then take one tablespoon of blackstrap molasses and drink one or two glasses of this solution daily to get rid of this problem.
Beetroot is one of the best natural remedies that can boost the liver’s ability to clear toxins out of your system as it has a special compound known as betacyanin. It also consists of alkaline that helps in balancing the acidity in the body and also helps in reducing the severity of ovarian cysts.
Mix one-half cup of freshly extracted beetroot juice with one tablespoon each of aloe vera gel and blackstrap molasses. It is important to take one glass of this drink before breakfast.
Meet our Gynecologist
Each of these natural remedies will help the women to get rid of the ovarian cysts problems in just a few months. In case you do not get a solution, get an appointment to meet the best gynecologist at your nearest Pristyn Care Clinic. Such a serious condition should not be avoided. Make sure you wait for no time if you are suffering from this condition.