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Try These 8 Home Remedies For Ovarian Cysts

By: Somya Ojha

As per a recent study, most women are bound to develop a cyst in their ovaries at least once in their lifetime. Cysts are nothing but fluid-filled sacs that get formed in an ovary.

Often symptomless, this treatable condition can get resolved within months. But, it usually goes overlooked, as the symptoms hardly occur. Also, ideally, the cysts are supposed to dissolve on their own, but in case they don't, presence of these cysts can cause severe health complications.

But, the women who experience the symptoms of ovarian cysts may encounter pain and discomfort in the abdominal area, irregularity in periods, etc. And these distressing symptoms can be hard to deal with.

Fortunately, there are quite a few medicines and also natural remedies that are considered to be effective in dissolving these cysts and in preventing them from further recurring.

So, today, we've compiled a list of home remedies that can give you relief from the discomfort, stimulate blood circulation and also dissolve the cysts.

Read on to know more about these super-effective traditional home remedies for getting rid of ovarian cysts.


1. Castor Oil Pack

Castor oil is a highly potent remedy that is known to stimulate blood circulation. That is what makes it one of the most popular remedies for ovarian cysts. Dip a cloth in castor oil and keep it on the affected area for relief.


2. Heating Pad

Usage of heating pads is quite common among the women suffering from ovarian cysts. This simple but powerful remedy can effectively release the tension from the muscles and also alleviate the annoying cramps.


3. Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is one natural remedy that is alkaline in nature and consists of potassium. Presence of these compounds enable apple cider vinegar to shrink the ovarian cysts. Have it with black strap molasses for effective results.


4. Beetroots

A certain compound known as betacyanin is found in abundance in beetroot. This compound combined with the alkaline agents present in beetroot are known to be highly effective in alleviating the cramps caused by the cysts.


5. Chamomile Tea

A cup of chamomile tea can provide a great relief from the pain and discomfort that women experience because of the cysts. This age-old effective remedy acts as a natural relaxant and sedative and also alleviates the cramps.


6. Move Your Body

Another effective way of subsiding the painful symptoms of ovarian cysts is to move your body often. Either you can exercise or do yoga, the point is to keep moving your body, as it can play a huge role in reducing the cramping that is caused by the cysts.


7. Drink Plenty Of Water

Increasing your intake of fluid, especially water, can help your body flush out the harmful toxins. This is a reliable remedy that has been used since centuries in reducing the occurrence of ovarian cysts to a considerable extent.


8. Herbs

Many people take herbal supplements for fighting off the problem of hormonal imbalance. Herbs like milk thistle seed, black cohosh, etc., can treat ovarian cysts and prevent the new ones from getting formed.

Read more about: home remedies, ovarian cysts
Story first published: Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 22:30 [IST]
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