An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac that develops on a woman’s ovary. It is usually common in two types, that is the Follicle Cyst and the Corpus Luteum Cysts.
They are very common and do not usually cause any symptoms. Most ovarian cysts occur as part of the normal workings of the ovaries. These cysts are generally harmless and disappear without treatment in a few months.
If you are experiencing ovarian cyst and confused about the treatment you can consider the following home natural remedies;
Use Castor Oil
Castor oil packs are quiet good for ovarian cysts because they help clear the body of excess tissues and toxins. They also stimulate the lymphatic and circulatory systems, which help reduce and dissolve ovarian cysts. This is how to go about it; Get a large flannel cloth and fold it into two or three layers thick. Make sure the folded cloth is large enough to cover your entire abdomen. Pour two tablespoons of castor oil on the cloth and fold the cloth in half to saturate and then unfold it. Lay down on a bed with an old towel under you and put the folded flannel cloth on your abdomen. Cover the castor oil cloth with nylon and then with an old towel. Place a hot water bottle over the towel and then cover yourself in a warm blanket. Leave the castor oil pack on for about 30 minutes and then remove it. Try this procedure for about three times a week for three months but do not use castor oil packs during your period and if you are trying to conceive do not try after ovulation.
Drink Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar can help shrink and dissolve ovarian cysts caused by potassium deficiency because it is high in potassium. All you just need to do is to add one tablespoon of apple cider vinegar to a glass of warm water and mix in one tablespoon of black strap molasses then drink one or two glasses of this solution daily. Do this until the cysts disappear completely. This remedy will also help you with the symptoms of excessive menstrual bleeding as well as bloating and cramping throughout your periods.
Drink Filtered Water
Always drink filtered water only if you are having ovarian cyst because sometimes tap water usually contains chemicals which can affect the hormone levels in the body. Water will definitely help to dissolve the ovarian cyst. Drink at least 8cups of water in a day, less intake of caffeine, reduce your intake of alcohol and avoid refined sugar. Drinking plenty of water would help flush out harmful impurities in the body. Water can also help break down ovarian cysts and eradicate them from the system. Therefore, it is good to drink plenty of water every day in order to get rid of ovarian cysts and prevent recurrence.
Exercise also helps you lose weight, decreasing the risks associated with obesity and accompanying fibroids and cysts. But be careful with strenuous exercise routines because the ovarian cyst can burst. Make sure you engage in physical activity for at least 30 minutes in five days a week. Although mild exercise may help promote optimal health, intense exercise can cause an ovarian cyst to rupture or increase the likelihood of ovarian torsion, a condition that occurs when the ovary twists within the pelvic cavity, sometimes cutting off the flow of blood to the ovary. Complications can cause a cyst to break open and bleed. Sudden and severe pain can indicate the presence of ovarian torsion.
Fruits And Vegetables
You can also consume citrus fruits like orange, lemon or orange, these fruits are rich in bioflavonoids and vitamin C. Altering one’s diet can have profound effects in the formation of ovarian cysts. Eating less meat and cheese products can lessen the occurrence of ovarian cysts. Include more fruits, vegetables, legumes and whole grains in your daily meals. Eat a vegetarian diet until the cysts shrink or dissolve. Asides vegetables and fruits, you can as well include whole grains, legumes and garlic in your daily diet. Avoid products made of white flour, processed foods and eat less sugar and salt.
Eat a balanced diet, consult a doctor before consuming contraceptive pills. Losing weight and keeping your body mass index (BMI) under 25 will also help get rid of ovarian cysts and prevent them from reoccurring.