An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac that develops on a woman’s ovary. 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.
You need to know their symptoms:
- Pelvic pain before and after the menstrual cycle
- Pain in the lower back or thighs
- Vomiting and nausea
- Pain during sexual intercourse
- Bloating or swelling of the abdomen
- Oversensitive breasts
- Painful intestinal motility
However, ovarian cysts — especially those that have ruptured — sometimes produce serious symptoms. The best ways to protect your health are to know the symptoms that may signal a more significant problem and to schedule regular pelvic examinations.
You can also try the following natural herbs which can be of great help in the treatment of cysts:
Flower of red clover
This herb is rich in phytoestrogens that are plant-like substances mimicking estrogen’s action on body. This herb balances female hormones.Apart from dissolving ovarian cysts, it resolves other menstruation related problems such as pain. It can be taken as tea, in dried and tincture forms.
Black cohosh (Actaearacemosa)
Black cohosh also has lesser-known, yet wonderful benefits as an herb for women in their childbearing years. It has been widely used for hundreds of years for pain related to the menstrual cycle.
It cleanses the liver and regulates the hormonal balance, and thus treats cysts.
It has beneficial effects on the reproductive system and normalizes ovulation.
Sweet root very effectively balance hormone levels and has strong healing properties. It is extremely useful and is one of the safest natural remedies for the treatment of ovarian cysts.
Boil sweet root about five minutes in the water, and left about 5-6 minutes to cool. Then strain and consume twice a day.
Wild Yam (Dioscoreavillosa)
Helps with the pain during the menstruation cycle and prevents the cist formation.
Also prevents the formation of the cist and cleans the body preventing inflammation.
Ovarian cysts are considered a state of stagnation in the body, both in regard to the liver and circulation to the reproductive organs. Maca root (Lepidiummeyenii): Macais a great fertility herb that helps the body produce progesterone and balance the hormones without containing any hormones itself.
Abraham or Vitex tree (Vitexagnus-castus)
Vitexagnus-castus (chaste tree berry) is a well-known herb that has been used for centuries in Europe for hormonal imbalances in women.
It may help women with PCOS who are lacking a normal menstrual cycle and thus don’t ovulate or menstruate.