Ovarian cysts are common female related problem. Most come from the site of the maturing egg and do not cause problems. These ‘follicular cysts’ may reach up to 5 cm in diameter. Larger cysts may also occur due to hormonal imbalance, and may cause irregularities in menstrual cycle.
Types of Ovarian Cysts
Endometrial cysts of the ovary are uncommon. They are due to the endometrium, the lining of the uterus, spreading outside the confines of the womb. Since they are made up of the same tissue as the lining of the womb, these cysts bleed in monthly cycles. This bleeding can be intensely painful and in severe cases, removal of the ovary is the only treatment.
The most spectacular of the ovarian cysts are those known as serous cysts. They are filled with a clear, watery fluid, and may be as large as a pregnancy (the foetus and liquid surrounding it) at full term. 20% of these cysts prove to be malignant and it is common practice to remove both ovaries and the womb in all affected women past childbearing age.
The majority of ovarian tumors in young girls are benign ‘dermoid cysts’. These tumors are made up of primitive cells, and often contain hair, teeth and bones.
Above three types Ovarian Cysts may cause enlarge ovary or uterus and also damage to the ovary, including twisting, scar tissue and adhesion formation.
Poly Cystic Ovaries (PCOS)
Poly cystic ovaries are a common poor condition cause by an excess of make sex hormone. This has many effects, including absence of periods, male hair distribution and clitoral enlargement. The excess of male hormones is often due to a minute tumor of the vary that would otherwise pass unnoticed. In poly cystic ovaries, the varies are cover in tiny cysts, each about 5 mm in diameter, and each representing a failed egg. There may be so many cysts that the ovary is enlarge and takes on a ‘cobblestone appearance’.
If a tumor is the cause the condition, it should be removed. If not, hormonal treatment to counteract the effects of testosterone is prescribed. Obesity seems to play a part in maintaining the syndrome and dieting may also help.
Main Causes of Ovarian Cysts
- Light or Irregular (Scanty) Periods
- Imbalance Hormone Level
- Thyroid Glands Problem
- Infertility Treatment or Self Medication
Symptoms and Signs of Ovarian Cysts
- Irregular Periods
- Pelvic Pain
- Pelvic Pain after having sex
- Continues light bleeding for weeks
- Pain after urinating or bowl movement
After an ultrasound scan report if you diagnose ovarian cyst/s and having severe pain immediately contact your doctor. If you have small ovarian cyst/s best diet and herbal treatment may very effective for treating ovarian cysts.
Best Diet and Herbs to Shrink Ovarian Cysts
Best Diet to Treat and Shrink Ovarian Cysts
Raisins, Almond Oil, Pomegranate Juice
Eating low GI foods essentially improve glucose tolerance by reducing the ‘spikes’ in postprandial glucose levels (after eating) and controlling the secretion of insulin in response to elevated blood glucose levels. Boil 5-6 dried raisins in one cup pomegranate juice for 10-12 minutes on low flame. Off the stove and place it to cool and add one teaspoon of almond oil before drinking it. Within few days PCOS related problems will be solved.
Red Grapes Juice
Daily take 8 tablespoons of fresh grapes juice thrice a day for one month regularly. Red grape juice is best to treat this problem. In the next month your problem will be solved, because red grape is also best to increase lower HB level or RBC level. Anti inflammatory properties of red grapes also best reduce ovarian inflammation and pain.
Barley with Jaggery Syrup
Make a thick Jaggery syrup with 250 grams jaggery and one liter water. Add 2-3 tablespoons of barley (jou) flour in 1 glass of this syrup and drink it. Take it 4-5 times during the day to shrink and treat ovarian cysts naturally.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Mix 1 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar in one glass water take it daily before each meal in the first week when you start. In the second week increase the dosage to two tablespoons. Within 3 to 4 weeks it would effectively reduce insulin resistance and blood sugar levels and tackle the symptoms of PCOS and ovarian cysts.
Mango Pulp with Ginger Juice and Honey
Mango is the best fruit to increase light blood flow due to ovarian cysts or PCOS. Add one glass cow milk in one tablespoon Ginger juice and one tablespoon Honey in one ripe mango pulp. Daily use at least 3 glasses of this mango juice to solve all the problem and pain.
Molasses is another good source of iron and is very effective for menstruating women who are at major risk of iron deficiency due to excessive blood loss. The polyphenols present in molasses have antioxidant effects which may prove effective in reducing obesity and manage weight gain. Molasses extract helps in lowering the body weight and fat content by reducing the absorption of calories in the body.
Blackstrap molasses is also rich in the trace mineral manganese, which helps in the healthy production of sex hormones. A deficiency of manganese can lead to infertility, general fatigue and weak bones. It is also effectively used in the preparation of natural, non-toxic and non-allergenic treatments of a physiological nature for curing ovarian cysts.
Turmeric Milk with White Butter (Desi Ghee)
Shallow fry 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder, 1 teaspoon sesame seeds in 1 teaspoon white butter and quickly add one cup milk. Boil it for five to six minutes, you can add crushed almonds in it too. Now off the flame and add 1 teaspoon honey in it to improve the taste and better results. Drink it like tea, repeat this remedy twice a day to treat light periods problem and to treat ovarian cysts naturally.
Vitex (Chaste berry)
Vitex is very helpful to treat infertility and well known in European countries to deal with PCOS and ovarian cysts naturally. It also helps to maintain proper hormone level in women and make ovary healthy to regulate excessive heaving bleeding periods. Daily boil few chaste berries in one cup water and stain it. Take it daily before going to sleep for one month.
Omega 3 Fatty Acid
Omega 3 fatty acids can assist fertility and improve the health of ovary and origins. Oily fish like salmon, halibut and cod are very good source of Omega 3 fatty acids. It plays an important role in hormonal production and improve your health. Female problems basically starts from imbalanced hormone level. Pumpkin, hemp, chia and flax seeds are also packed with omega 3 fatty acid.
Best Herbs to Treat and Shrink Ovarian Cysts
Turmeric and Gooseberry
Make a fine powder with dried gooseberry and turmeric in equal quantity. Mix natural sugar in it to taste. Daily take 5 grams with water in early in the morning for one week and you can use for one month in sever condition. Avoid to take red chilies and to have sex during this period.
Gooseberry is also very effective in improving fertility in women as well as controlling blood sugar levels. It also help lose weight effectively. Anti-inflammatory properties of these herbs are best to treat and cure ovarian cysts naturally.
Snake Roots (Anjbar)
Another wonderful and effective herb for heavy bleeding and pain due to Endometrial cysts. Soak 4-5 Snake Roots (anjbar herb) in a glass of water overnight. Boil this water for 5 minutes in the next morning and cool it before drinking. Or make a fine powder with snake roots, and daily take a half teaspoon with one glass sandal wood syrup.
Basil leaves can be one of the vital dwelling herb for PCOS and ovarian cysts. Utilizing this herb can help to lower the symptoms because of its anti-androgen property. It also can contribute to controlling insulin levels and helping obesity. With its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, basil leaves also works as stress reliever. Just take 10-12 basil leaves daily on an empty stomach.
Phyllanthus Madarpetensis (tukhm e kanocha)
Take Psyllium seeds, Flax seeds, Althaeaofficinalils, Linn (tukhm e khatmi) and Phyllanthus Madarpetensis (tukhm e kanocha) in equal quantity. Make a powder with Flax seeds and Althaeaofficinalils, Linn then add the other two. Use 5 grams with water or milk 2 times during the day. This is best natural treatment to cure ovary from Cysts and PCOS symptoms. Or daily soak ½ teaspoon of this powder in one glass water overnight and next morning strain it and drink this water on an empty stomach.
Nigella Seeds Powder with Honey
Mix 50 grams nigella seeds powder with 50 grams honey to make a thick paste. Take 1 teaspoon three times during the day with warm water to treat and shrink ovarian cysts naturally without any side effect.
Flax seed can be probably the most effective home treatments for ovarian cysts symptoms that you would be able to follow effortlessly. Lignans properties of flax seed support to improve the creation of sex hormone. It is also rich in fiber which is good for lowering cholesterol levels and slowing down glucose metabolism for obesity.
Banyan Tree Fruit (Gloo), Green Cardamom, Alum
Mix all the ingredients in equal quantity and make black pepper size pills. Start with 2 pills from first day and then start adding one more pill daily and discontinue this on seventh days with 7 pills. Ovarian cysts problem can be cure naturally.
Cape Gum/Babul Tree
Make a fine powder with Cape gum/Kikar tree gum, peels, flower and fruit and add candy sugar in equal quantity in it. Take one teaspoon with water or 250 ml milk for few days to treat and cure cysts problems. Anti-inflammatory and healing effects of cape gum tree are very effective for irritation and also helps to dry up mucus in internal organs.
Maca is the best female herb to balance estrogen and progesterone in the body which may help to encourage a regular menstrual cycle. It is an adaptogen and helps to improve fertility even after 40. It adjust the hormone level in the body which your body actually need during ovarian cysts.
Licorice Roots Powder
Make a fine powder with 100 grams dried licorice roots and keep it in a glass bottle. Daily take 1 gram with lukewarm milk before going to sleep for one month. Licorice roots also helps the body to maintain the proper hormone level.
Violets , Sandal Syrup
Make a fine powder with dried violets (Banafsha) flowers and take one glass sandal syrup. Mix ½ teaspoon of violets flower powder in it and daily take one glass in morning on an empty stomach. Healing and anti-inflammatory properties of violets and sandal wood are best to treat and cure ovarian problems and health.
While eating a healthy diet and herbs is a good idea for anyone, there’s no evidence this can treat painful or large ovarian cysts, and may not replace the need for medications or surgery. But in severe condition we suggest you if you have any bleeding after intercourse, sudden or new abdominal pain, dizziness or fainting or severe vaginal bleeding.