7 Simple and Safe Home Remedies for Ovarian Cyst
Having cysts in any or both of the ovaries is not abnormal. Ovaries in females are always in a continuous process of developing and maturing ovarian follicles or cysts. It is when they start following an abnormal course is when ovarian cyst becomes a thing to worry.
At times, these cysts may grow to an abnormally large size and become cancerous or they may stop at some stage of the follicular cycle and do not mature further. Similarly, there are numerous other reasons which result in pathological ovarian cysts.
In most women they remain unnoticed and spontaneous dissolve at times without causing any problem. But when cysts occur accompanied with symptoms like abdominal pain, irregular menses, pain while having sex, pain in back or groin region, nausea, vomiting, weight gain etc.
While modern medical treatment requires an in depth analysis of the patient here are a few natural home remedies that can work as an at home remedies for ovarian cysts.
Here are 7 home remedies to fight ovarian cysts naturally.
1. Hot Fomentation
Applying heating pads or a bottle containing hot water can help relieve the pain and inflammation of a troubling ovarian cyst. Many electronic devices are also available nowadays which can artificially produce controlled heat for relieving the condition.
One sitting can last for ten to fifteen minutes and can be taken daily when the pain is very severe.
2. Chamomile Tea
Chamomile is a herb which has a hot potency and a mild sedative action. Chamomile tea benefits people with ovarian cysts as a very effective natural treatment at home.
For this, take 1 tea spoon of dried chamomile and boil in a cup of water. Simmer and add honey and Lemon to taste. It can be taken daily and two to three cups can be easily taken without any problem.
3. Apple Cider Vinegar
In many patients, ovarian cysts develop due to the deficiency of potassium in the body. Apple Cider Vinegar is a very nutritious composition which helps recover from potassium deficiency and effectively helps in shrinking ovarian cysts.
For a daily dose of Apple Cider Vinegar, take one teaspoon full of it and mix in a glass of water. It can be taken daily once in the morning on an empty stomach and once at night.
4. Beetroot Juice
Beetroot is an alkaline fruit rich in many nutrients and minerals. Its alkaline nature helps in controlling inflammation and regularize hormonal imbalance which is very commonly found associated with ovarian cysts.
For this take half a cup of beetroot juice and mix it with two tea spoon full of aloe Vera gel or carrot juice (half a cup). Drink this mixture daily in the morning.
5. Castor Oil Packs
Castor oil is a very natural solution to managing pain and inflammation in the body.
Castor oil packs can be easily prepared by soaking a flannel cloth with it and then wrapping it with a plastic bag and then another wrap of towel over it.
Lie down on your back and put this pack below the navel region of the abdomen. Now apply hot water bottle on the abdomen and keep it for half an hour. Do this daily and you will see the results within a few sittings.
6. Sitz Bath
Add one table spoon of Epsom salt or magnesium sulphate powder in a hot water tub and sit in it making sure that the pelvic region up to the navel is inside this water. Sit for ten to fifteen minutes daily.
It is a great muscle relaxing procedure which also stimulates the ovaries and the reproductive system as a whole. Magnesium sulphate sitz bath is advised for many kinds of disorders of the pelvic region.
7. Water detox
Many a times, our body just needs a mild detox to get going and stay healthy. As a minor health measure, drinking ample amounts of water daily can help your body detoxify and achieve good health. There is no fixed amount as to how much of water one should drink on a daily basis as it varies from person to person. But a minimum of 1.5 to 2 litres of water is what can be very effective for the body.