Category: Ovarian Cancer

Herbal treatment for ovarian cysts

Ovarian cysts are the result of imbalance of female hormones. It has become serious female health issue. A fluid filled sac develops in ovaries is called as ovarian cyst.  Symptoms associated with this problem are bloating, painful bowel movements, nausea, vomiting, and pain.

Herbal treatment for ovarian cysts

For ovarian cysts, herbal treatment is very useful and safe.There are various herbs identified in ayurveda such as :

  • Kachnar bark (Bauhinia variegata)
  • Amalaki (Emblica officinalis)
  • Haritaki (Terminalia chebula)
  • Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellerica)
  • Shunthi (Zingiber officinale)
  • Karpoor (Cinnamomum camphora)
  • Vacha (Acorus calamus)
  • Mustak (Cyprus rotundus)
  • Haridra(Curcuma longa)
  • Amalaki (Emblica officinalis)
  • Shirish (Albezzia lebbock)
  • Vasa (Adhatoda vasica)
  • Anantmool (Tylphora asthmatica)
  • Dalchini (Cinnamomum zeylanica)

Which are very useful for the treatment of ovarian cysts. These herbs improve functioning of secretary glands of body and then accelerate the production of hormones in a natural way.

Ovarian cysts can be of two types:

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Follicular cysts– During the menstrual cycle, an egg develops in a sac named as follicle. These follicles are located inside ovaries. Mostly, follicles break down and release an egg. But when follicle does not break, fluid inside the follicle develops into a cyst.

Corpus luteum cyst – Follicle sac usually dissolves after releasing an egg. But when sac is not dissolved due to that additional fluid accumulation inside the sac. So accumulation of fluid causes the formation of corpus luteum cysts.

COMPLICATION ASSOCAITED WITH OVARIAN CYSTS

  • Ovarian torsion restricts the blood supply to ovaries and cause the cell death which may lead to infertility.
  • Ruptured ovarian cyst results in the severe internal bleeding. This condition may lead to serious infections and can be life threatening if not treated immediately.
  • Ovarian cancer.
  • Irregularity in menstrual cycles.
  • Frequent urination.

AYURVEDIC OUTLOOK:

According to Ayurveda, ovarian cysts are due to the problems in rasa and rakta dhatus. When there is excess accumulation of toxins and impurities occur in rasa and rakta dhatus, body keeps them in form of cysts in ovaries. In Ayurveda, an ovarian cysts containing fluid is considered as kaphaja granthi. Kaphaja granthi is usually skin colored, slightly painful and slowly increases in size and when ruptured thick white fluid is released.

There are various herbs present in Ayurveda like:

  • Kachnar bark (Bauhinia variegata)
  • Amalaki (Emblica officinalis)
  • Haritaki (Terminalia chebula)
  • Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellerica)
  • Shunthi (Zingiber officinale)
  • Karpoor (Cinnamomum camphora)
  • Vacha (Acorus calamus)
  • Mustak (Cyprus rotundus)
  • Haridra(Curcuma longa)
  • Amalaki (Emblica officinalis)

Which help to balance hormones in a natural way and manage the ovarian cysts problems.

OVARIAN CYST HERBAL TREATMENT

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Planet Ayurveda offers Anti ovarian cyst pack which contains the three herbal products. All the herbal products are prepared from the standardized extract of herbs. These products are free from any preservatives, color, starch or chemicals.

  • 1) KACHNAAR GUGGUL
  • 2.CHANDERPRABHA VATI
  • 3. PRADARANTAKA CHURNA.

Product description:

1) KACHNAAR GUGGUL –   This herbal product contains various herbs which have excellent properties to treat the ovarian cysts.

INGREDIENTS

  • Kachnar bark (Bauhinia variegata) –  This herb has great medicinal importance in Ayurveda. It contains phytochemical compounds like tannins, alkaloid, tannins, and ascorbic acids which help to resolve the cysts in a natural way.
  • Amalaki (Emblica officinalis)-Plant parts used are seeds, leaves, bark, roots, flowers, dried and fresh fruits.  Tannins, saponins, sterols and alkaloids are the phytochemicals present which have anti inflammatory and anti cancerous properties. This herb helps to provide relief in the pain associated with ovarian cysts.
  • Haritaki (Terminalia chebula) – It is very useful herbal formulation to treat ovarian cysts. It   helps to reduce size of cysts and also helps to maintain hormone balance in the body.
  • Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellerica) – Bibhitaki is also beneficial to reduce the size of cyst and excess bleeding.
  • Shunthi (Zingiber officinale) – This herb helps to balance the hormones in body and is very effective for the treatment of ovarian cyst.
  • Marich (Piper nigrum) – Alkaloid, Phenols, saponins, tannins, steroids are the phytochemical present in marich which are useful for treatment of ovarian cyst.
  • Pippali (Piper longum) – It has the anti-inflammatory properties thus helps to reduce the pain associated with ovarian cysts.
  • Varuna (Crataeva  religiosa) – It helps to maintain the regularity of menstrual cycle.

Dosage –   2 tablets twice in a day with lukewarm water.

2. CHANDERPRABHA VATI –  Chanderprabha vati is an amazing ovarian cyst herbal treatment provided by planet ayurveda. This herbal formulation is an amazing blend of 23 herbs which are given below.

INGREDIENTS

  • Shilajit (Asphaltum)
  • Guggul (Commiphora mukul)
  • Sharkara  (Sugar )
  • Karpoor (Cinnamomum camphora)
  • Vacha (Acorus calamus)
  • Mustak (Cyprus rotundus)
  • Haridra (Curcuma longa)
  • Amalaki (Emblica officinalis)
  • Chavya (Piper chaba)
  • Vidanga (Embelia ribes)
  • Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia)
  • Shunthi (Zingiber officinalis)
  • Maricha (Piper nigrum)
  • Pippali (Piper longum)
  • Sarjikashaar (Sodium carbonate)
  • Yavkshaar (Potasium carbonate)
  • Saindhav lavan (Rock salt)
  • Suvarchal lavan (Sodium sulphate)
  • Vida lavan (Black salt)
  • Danti (Baliospermum montanum)
  • Dalchini (Cinnamomum zeylanicum)
  • Tejpatta (Cinnamomum tamala)
  • Ela (Elettaria cardamomum)

Benefits – This herbal product is very useful for the treatment of ovarian cysts. Herbs used in the formulation of chanderprabha vati are very helpful to provide relief in the symptoms like swelling, pain in abdomen, nausea and vomiting associated with ovarian cysts. This herbal formulation is useful to balance hormones which are root cause of ovarian cysts.

Dosage– Two tablets two times in a day after meals.

3. PRADARANTAKA CHURNA – Pradarantaka churna is formed by the combination of various herbs which have excellent properties to treat the excess bleeding problems, irregularities in menstrual cycles.

Ingredients:

  • Shirish (Albezzia lebbock)
  • Vasa (Adhatoda vasica)
  • Anantmool (Tylphora asthmatica)
  • Dalchini (Cinnamomum zeylanica)
  • Bharangi (Clerodandrum serratum)
  • Kantkari (Solanum xanthocarpum)
  • Mulethi (Glycyrrhiza glabra)

Benefits –Pradarantaka churna is an effective ovarian cyst herbal treatment. It helps in the reduction of bleeding during menstrual cycle. It has the anti inflammatory properties which help to reduce the pain in ovarian cysts and also helps to reduce the size of cysts

Dosage – 1 tea spoonful, 2 times in a day with water or fresh juice.

GUIDELINES-

  • Take plenty of Coconut water, aloe vera juice, bareley water and wheat grass juice.
  • Consume turmeric in milk every day.
  • Avoid  fast foods like pastries, pizza and cake etc.

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.

So for the effective treatment of ovarian cysts at home, drinking water and the six other home remedies mentioned above can be tried out by all women for a healthier reproductive system.

Herbal remedies for ovarian cyst treatment