Table of Contents
- QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
- POPULAR REMEDIES
- Alkaline Water
- Apple Cider Vinegar
- Apple Cider Vinegar Douche
- Apple Cider Vinegar, Baking Soda, Wheatgrass
- Apple Cider Vinegar, Blackstrap Molasses
- Apple Cider Vinegar, Blackstrap Molasses, Castor Oil Packs
- Beets and Molasses
- Beets, Apple Cider Vinegar, Aloe Vera
- Beets, Carrots, Non-Alcoholic Wine, Molasses
- Carrot, Beet, Parsley, Spinach, Apple Juice
- Dietary Changes
- Dietary Changes, Apple Cider Vinegar
- Dim, Flaxseed, Chckweed
- General Feedback
- Green Tea
- Herbal Tincture
- Juicing Remedy
- Kundalini Yoga
- Molasses, Aloe Vera and Beets
- Multiple Remedies
- Remedies Needed
- Supplements, Dietary Changes
- Ted's Remedies
"An ovarian cyst is any collection of fluid, surrounded by a very thin wall, within an ovary. Any ovarian follicle that is larger than about two centimeters is termed an ovarian cyst. An ovarian cyst can be as small as a pea, or larger than a cantaloupe.
Most ovarian cysts are functional in nature, and harmless (benign). In the US, ovarian cysts are found in nearly all premenopausal women, and in up to 14.8% of postmenopausal women. The incidence of ovarian carcinoma is approximately 15 cases per 100,000 women per year.
Ovarian cysts affect women of all ages. They occur most often, however, during a woman's childbearing years.
Some ovarian cysts cause problems, such as bleeding and pain. Surgery may be required to remove those cysts." (Wikipedia)
Our readers offer information and opinions on Earth Clinic, not as a substitute for professional medical prevention, diagnosis, or treatment. Please consult with your physician, pharmacist, or health care provider before taking any home remedies or supplements or following any treatment suggested by anyone on this site. Only your health care provider, personal physician, or pharmacist can provide you with advice on what is safe and effective for your unique needs or diagnose your particular medical history.
|Molasses, Aloe Vera and Beets||8 YEAS|
|Apple Cider Vinegar||6 YEAS|
[NAY] 10/28/2010: Ew from Rockville, Md, Usa: "Ovarian Cyst Remedy - Alfalfa
Did not work. I'm writing about a possible remedy that I read elsewhere (someone supposedly had success with Premium Blended Alfalfa). The alfalfa would theoretically have worked by balancing the extra estrogen. Not only did I not get better, but I believe that the alfalfa may have caused the cyst to enlarge-- and I've been in horrible pain for the last 2 days. It may be possible that this remedy works for smaller cysts (?), but if in doubt, skip it. Hope that this experience helps someone out there."
09/16/2011: Kemmy from Lagos, Nigeria replies: "Hi everyone,
Went to the hospital and was diagnosed of a large cyst in my left ovary. Was worried and surfed on net to get a natural cure and believing God for a miracle.
Discovered apple cider vinger with molasses, used it with warm water and wahala in a month, after another scan it was gone. I mean gone, gone, gone.
I was so so happy without having any side effects. Thanx to God and apple cidar vineger with molasses.
Kemmy from Nigeria"
10/05/2011: Karen from Girard, Pa replies: "I would like to know more about the apple cider vinegar and molasses remedy for cysts."
10/21/2011: Aunty C. from Benin City, Nigeria replies: "I just read the testimony contributed by kemi from Lagos, Nigeria. I would like to know about the apple cider vineger with warm water. How to get the herbs and the dosage.
I have a 15 year old niece who has been suffering from severe abdominal pains which come off and on and menstrual pains. Ultrasound just revealed that she has a 3.7cm left ovarian mass.
How do I get the apple cider vinegar. The local herb sellers in my environment don't know these herbs. Please help. I leave in Benin City, Nigeria."
10/23/2011: Aunty C from Benin City, Nigeria replies: "Kemmy from Lagos,
Please where did you get apple cider vinegar with molasses to buy in Nigeria? Cheers"
01/24/2012: Clara from Sanford, Nc replies: "Would like to ask Kemmy from Nigeria how large was the cyst on her ovary? How many times a day did she drink the cider and molasses, and in what quantities? Was this before meals or after meals? Would appreciate a reply?"
01/29/2012: Helpneeded from Alexandria, Va replies: "Does any body know if taking Apple Cider Vinegar while pregnant is safe or not. My girl friend is pregnant and has a large cyst. She is in constnat pain and I am trying to help find solution for her, which is very limited because she is pregnant."
01/31/2012: Jenac from Central, Connecticut replies: "I consumed ACV throughout my pregnancy. Mostly in first trimester. It did no harm! She arrived fullterm and healthy!"
02/01/2012: D From Nyc from New York replies: "01/29/2012: Helpneeded from Alexandria, Va replies: "Does any body know if taking Apple Cider Vinegar while pregnant is safe or not. My girl friend is pregnant and has a large cyst. She is in constnat pain and I am trying to help find solution for her, which is very limited because she is pregnant
Hello Helpneeded from Alexandria, Va... In my experience apple cider vinegar is REALLY Good to take when you are pregnant... When I was pregnant with my son I had really bad morning sickness and ACV helped alot."
02/01/2012: Kelly from Cambridge, Ma replies: "I think it's perfectly safe to take ACV while pregnant.
It's not a whole lot different than having dressing on a salad. And since using salad dressing isn't discouraged during pregnancy, I don't see why a couple of tablespoons of ACV per day would hurt anything."
02/19/2012: Leslie from Prairieville, Louisiana replies: "I have been going to so many doctors and paying out the pocket to be told they don't know what's wrong with me. My husband ended up in the hospital so I decided to try one more time and had a CT scan done it turns out I have a 4 centimeter cyst on my left ovary. This runs through all my sisters> I guess I got it late. Well anyway is it possible the cysts caould have been mistaken for something else? Because my doctors thought I was just fat. Would it be possible to sue them for compensastion on all the bull they put me hrough? Now I have to follow up with yet another doctor to find out what we should do next. I am at least relieved to know what had been wrong with me this entire time. Although, I am highly ticked that the doctors were making me pay so much out of pocket because I didn't have insurance. And by out of pocket I mean a couple $$$$thousand $$$$ and all it took was an emergency room visit and to many people asking when was I due because I look like I am 7 months pregnant from the abdominal swelling."
04/08/2012: Zoba from Lagos, Nigeria replies: "APPLE CIDER VINEGAR WITH MOLASSES FOR OVARIAN CYST. Pls kemmy, can you direct me on how to get the above. Am in Lagos Nigeria and has been diagonized with 5.1cm ovarian cyst. Going through so much pain. Waiting for your response. Thanks"
05/22/2012: Ndidiamaka from Abuja, Nigeria replies: "Hi my name is Ndidi from nigeria am suffering from pcos pls need cure. Pls kemmy how can get in touch with u?pls how can get apple cidar vinegar with molasses here in nigeria to cure my pcos, cos am rilly going through pains in my right hand, right leg, pelvic, internal hotness in my stomach and irregular menses. Pls kemmy because of God can u call me on my line? 08035838811. tanks and God bless u."
06/02/2012: Aby from San Diego, Usa replies: "Can get apple cider vinegar in ebay. Also molasses- make sure the molasses is eatable and not the plant fertilizer."
06/27/2012: Florence from Abuja, Nigeria replies: "Please how can I get Apple Cider Vinegar and Molasses in Abuja, Nigeria."
07/18/2012: L from Visalia, California, United States replies: "I have been dealing with ovarian cysts for ten years now. I am in terrible pain one day out of the month to the point of total bed rest. Some months I have no pain. I have taken herbs that help. I am curious about this apple cider vinegar and molasses recipe, I have both items in my pantry cupboard and am ready to start mixing them to make my own remedy. My entire right side hurts daily and I am hot all the time. I thought I was going through menopause early but after reading this blog I see it may be the cysts. I had a cyst that was the size of a golf ball pass a few years ago just before surgery. I want to cure this myself if it is possible. L"
08/13/2012: Debbie from Conroe, Tx replies: "Apple Cider Vinegar can be bought at vitacost. Com, also Organic Apple Cider Vinegar is a very good natural brand that I trust. They also sell lots of other vitamins that are awesome! I Love the Garden of Life vitamins, they even have a prenatal. I have a 5.1 ovarian cyst, but I used the vinegar for some gallstones, and Ialso did a gallstone cleanse at the same time, will continue with 1 teaspoon with a glass of water. Drinking before a meal helps a lot and does not hurt my stomach. Prayers to each for a miracle healing."
09/12/2012: Aquilina from Denton, Tx replies: "To L from Visalia, California: For several years I have been having sharp pains about once in a while and several weeks ago I finally went to the ER and they discovered that I had numerous cysts on each ovary. I did a follow up appt with a gynocologist and she showed me my ovaries on a sonogram. I WAS SHOCKED!!! Each one of my ovaries probably had about 30, if not more, pea sized looking balls on around them. They gave me a prescription for low-dose hormone birth control to dissolve the cysts. I have had problems in the past with BC and this is why I am looking for an alternative remedy.
Recently met a holistic doctor who suggested ginger root slivers steeped in Green Tea then adding 1/4 tsp turmeric.
I have not tried this yet as I just got the recipe a couple days ago. I have confidence that it will work though because he told me of all the diseases he cured himself of using his remedies."
11/29/2012: Val from Central Interior, British Columbia, Canada replies: "Apple Cider Vinegar / Molasses for Ovarian Cysts- No one knows exactly why or how it works, but anecdotal evidence supports the use of apple cider vinegar to help shrink and dissolve ovarian cysts. According to Dr. John Christopher, a potassium deficiency may be the cause of cyst formation, and changing your eating habits to consume more potassium may be helpful. Apple cider vinegar is high in potassium, and this may be one of the reasons it is helpful in the treatment of ovarian cysts. Christopher recommends taking apple cider vinegar along with several other herbs such as burdock root, chaparral, cayenne, yellow dock, mullein and plantain.
The People's Pharmacy Guide to Home and Herbal Remedies also mentions use of apple cider vinegar for the treatment of cysts. Mix 1 to 2 tablespoons of vinegar with 1 tablespoon of black strap molasses and 8 ounces of warm water. Drink one or two glasses daily to help shrink the cyst. It may also help relieve stomach bloating associated with the cyst. Consult a natural health practitioner for additional guidelines concerning the use of apple cider vinegar.
Hi All, I found this excerpt regarding the dosage of Apple Cider Vinegar and Black Strap Molasses for Ovarian Cysts. Hope this helps! Val."
[BETTER BUT NOT CURED] 04/21/2008: Valerie from San Antonio, Texas: "i have an ovarian cyst and i am drinking alkaline water so ive heard the water will dissolve my cyst ... i will let you know in 30 days before my surgery day how it all went."Replies
05/28/2008: SAVASTIAN from SAN ANTONIO , TEXAS replies: "Hi Valerie. My mother has ovarian cysts and I'm searching for remedies. How's the water going for you?
Savastian from LA 323-377-1697"
03/04/2010: Barefoot from Phoenix, Az replies: "If you have ovarian cysts or fibrocystic disease have your iodine level taken and take an iodine supplement. A large percentage of us have an iodine deficiency and cysts are one of the symptoms."
05/18/2010: Liquid Sunshine from San Francisco, Ca, Usa replies: "Barefoot,
I can comment on my own experience re iodine deficiency. I'm allergic to iodine (well, I was told that when I had an allergic reaction when it was intravenously introduced for a brain scan when I was 12) so I really cut out all iodine from my diet. Eight years later I was diagnosed with an ovarian cyst - they put me on the pill and told me it would pass - nope, it burst and I had an emergency laproscopy. I'm glad to now be informed of this site for any future ailments. Would love to hear how Valerie's problem turned out and if the alkaline water helped."
03/13/2011: Jennyt. from North Hills, California replies: "Hello everyone, my mother(48 y.o) just found out today that she had a 9.8cm cystic appearing structure int he left pelvis. This may be an adnexal cyst. The doctor recomended surgery, is there anything that can help it shrink before surgery?"
03/13/2011: Diamond from Salisbury, Mass. replies: "Jenny; You might want to seek a homopathic or "holistic" health care provider, other wise always be sure to get more than one doctors opinion in a different area/town then the Dr. you have already seen. Try to stay strong for your mom.
Either way I think your mother will be ok, we shall all pray together for her. good luck & god bless you both."
03/15/2011: Inanna Lives from Middletown, Delaware replies: "About fifteen years ago, I shrank my ovarian cyst with a mixture of herbs. The main ones are Red Root, Tumeric, Dandelion and Shepards Purse. I mixed them in equal parts and took 4 caps 3x a day. When I went back for the ultrasound, the cyst was gone. The doc thought it was his med that made me bleed like crazy. "
03/18/2011: Jennyt. from North Hills, California replies: "thank you all so much for your support. My mother is trying the apple cyder vinegar and her stomach isnt as bloaded as it was 3 days ago. I will tell her to use the herb remedy. thank you again."
10/20/2011: Cashim from Carmel, In replies: "I have 7 large cysts on my ovaries after being stimulated for an IUI all are between a 2 and a 6 cm. I am in pain and it has almost been a month since I had my last ultrasound and the pain is growing so I know they are not decreasing. When I go back next I am hoping for them to be gone as I would love to be able to try for our baby before the end of the year. I have tried the Apple Cider Vinegar the last two nights and now I am going to try the beets, molasses, aloe combination. I am desperate at this point to get rid of the cysts! Has anyone mixed the ACV with anything that can mask the nasty taste?"
11/11/2011: Kristenpino from East Brunswick, Nj replies: "Try organic ACV with honey... Equal parts. First, the organic tastes so much better than regular ACV and the honey helps. My uncle also sometimes puts lemon in it... Just a thought!"
12/05/2011: Karen from Stockton, Ca replies: "Hi all,
I've been diagnosed with a 3.2 cm left ovarian cyst last October and did a lot of research. I tried apple cider vinegar and blackstrap molasses since then. I drink these twice a day. I also changed my diet to something alkaline. I had my 2nd ultrasound just recently and my cyst is all gone. I am so happy and thankful for the people who shared this very helpful information. I hope more women will benefit from this.
12/22/2011: Tanya from Streamwood, Il , Usa replies: "Hello I have the same problem of ovarian cyst and all the messages seem very convincing in trying the APPLE CIDER VINEGAR & MOLASSES. So my question is how much do we take and how many times a day plus can a regular molasses work or it has to be blackstrap?
If anyone can answer this so I can get started with this ailment....
03/08/2012: Aj from Orlando, Florida, Usa replies: "Regarding Iodine deficiency and ovarian cysts...
A red flag went up for me when I saw someone suggest that Iodine deficiency causes them. I say this because my holistic doctor tested me months ago, and I had Iodine deficiency and once they gave me a little bit, then I stopped taking it, my thyroid swelling, like it wanted more. So I kept taking it and felt pretty good. I also have estrogen dominance, so I take oral bioidentical progesterone before my period starts to try and even that out.
Well, on my last period I had run out of Iodine and since I recently lost my job, I was trying to cut back and hadn't ordered it yet. As a result, my thyroid's been swelling and about the same time as I took the progesterone this past month, I felt swelling and pain in my sides. After some ultrasounds (CT scans were suggested, but it has a lot of radiation) they found cysts had formed. I have never had cysts before (23, one child) and I was quite surprised... but I had been on birth control up until I started taking the progesterone/iodine as well.
So I began looking for natural things that people claim have worked and only got to the second post when I saw the iodine deficiency suggestion. Needless to say, I've already reordered my Iodoral to see if it works. I'll be able to tell because the cysts are swollen and occasionally pains me, but I'll have another ultrasound as soon as I can afford it anyway to confirm whether it's gotten larger or smaller or vanished. I will reply back in a few months."
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10/16/2012: Nadiakhan from Ottawa, On, canada: "Hey, I just wanted to say thanks for sharing this remedy with us. I was diagnosed with a 3 cm ovarian cyst last month. The pain was un bearable and the only thing doctor gave me was pain killer tablets. I saw a remedy here and bought apple cider vinegar and blackstrap molasses both organic from bulk bar. Used them 1 tablespoon each with half cup of warm water twice a day for a month. I went for my follow up and cyst is gone.
Also I lost 5 kg just in one month. I lost my apetite and carvings for sugary food. Yeah I still have pain sometimes down in my vagina and intercourse is painful too. I want to try vinegar for one more month but worried that I might stop eating my luch just like now I dont feel very hungry at dinner time and always wanted a snack instead of proper dinner."
09/26/2012: Himanshi from Delhi: "Hi, m 18 years old and abt 3 month ago ovarian cyst was observed in my both ovaries. My doctor recomended me some medicine for 3 months after that I had my ultrasound with a little improvement but my docter suggested me for surgery. I dont want to go for surgery dats y I searched on net, I found a good solution i.e. AVC but I asked abt dis to my she refused and said I dont know abt this..pls help me out tell me is it safe to use AVC?
I'm very tensed these days coz of this pls reply as soon as possible."
[YEA] 06/13/2012: Sknorthup from Beaverton, Or - Oregon: "Last month my doctor suggested a laproscopic cystectomy surgery. 7 weeks later, after drinking organic apple cider vingear and blackstrap molasses 2x / day because of advice on this website, my cysts are nearly gone! The Dr. wanted to know my secret! :) 30 yrs ago, women didn't have the power of other women across the world wide web sharing their stories of success! I could have been recovering from a surgery right now and staring at a medical bill. I'm feeling very grateful tonight..."Replies
[YEA] 07/22/2012: Nicole from San Diego, Ca replies: "Hello, A few years back I had an ovarian cyst on each ovary. Unfortunately, I lost my left ovary and was able to save my right one. Recently, I was diagnoised with an Ovarian Cyst on my RIGHT ovary, along with endometriosis. I was devastated and scared. I am only 27 years old and would love to one day bare children of my own. So I searched and searched for home remedies to avoid surgery that could potentially lose my last surviving ovary.
I found a remedy combining Blackstrap Molasses and Apple Cider Vinegar with water. I did this for about 1 month and my cyst had dissolved from 6cm to 1/2cm!!
I was THRILLED, relieved and felt so blessed. I kept my faith in God, in myself, in my body and I am healing. It DID WORK!!
I just wanted to share so this could help anyone else going through what or similar to what I was going through.
07/25/2012: Clarissa from Baltimore, Md replies: "Thank you for sharing Nicole. I too also have endometriosis, I have had 10% of my right ovary removed, and I have a 3.75 cyst on my left ovary. It got smaller, but now has increased in size. I will try the black molasses recipe with ACV and will see how it works:) Thank you!"
07/25/2012: Kendra from Premium, Ky replies: "What exactly did you do, like to combine everything."
08/06/2012: Gerry from Surrey, British Columbia replies: "Can someone please let me know how much should one take for the apple cider vinegar and how many times a day? Do I mix it with warm water. A short receipe would be greatly appreciated.
08/11/2012: Teranicole82@aol.com from Bear, Delaware replies: "Can someone please tell me where I can find blackstrap molasses, I've gone to just about every store I know and they only have regular molasses? thank you in advance."
08/12/2012: Timh from Louisville, Ky, Usa replies: "Teranicole, try your local health food store or farmers market. If you live close to Amish or Mennonite folks they would surely have Blackstrap Molasses in their market."
08/12/2012: Hema from New York replies: "Hi, if your are living in USA, you can get your molasses from Wholefood Store. Please make sure you buy unsulphred organic molasses and also start with the very small dose."
08/12/2012: Donna from Drexel Hill replies: "To the person from Bear, Del. Looking for Organic Blackstrap Molassas, you can find it at any Giant Food Store, Whole Foods and Trader Joes. At Giant, just look in the organic food isle."
08/12/2012: Carly from Seattle, Wa - Usa replies: "I don't know what grocery stores are in your area, but here in Washington the Safeway carries it on the syrup isle, and the Fred Meyer carries it in the baking section.
Just make sure it says "unsulphered". It costs less than five dollars a bottle here, and a bottle lasts about a month or so, depending on how much you use.
Good luck. :-)"
08/13/2012: Corey from Clayton, Delaware replies: "Teranicole82: You can find Unsulphered Blackstrap Molasses at the Nature's Way store in Smyrna, DE (in the ACME shopping center). That's where I get mine."
[YEA] 08/28/2012: Bethany from Redwood City, California replies: "ACV works!!!!! I had to share my story with this forum! After having a bartholin cyst for over 2 years, I asked the Lord to lead me to a remedy, because it was becoming more painful and uncomfortable (about the size of a rounded quarter. ) I was led to this forum where I read about ACV and blackstrap organic unsulphered molasses. So I decided to give it a shot. I began on a thursday at lunch time taking 1 Tablespoon of ACV with 1 tablespoon BSM (molasses organic unsulphered) in 8 ounces of water. I continued taking it morning and night after I ate. I noticed my cyst over the next couple days became more and more irritated and painful. By that saturday afternoon (Less than 3 days) I was in a lot of pain and could barely take it! Yet I knew something was about to give because I was in so much pain. By Saturday night at midnight my cyst popped!!! A bunch of blood and pus (sorry to be graphic) came out! Instantly, once it popped my pain was completely gone and since then my cyst is almost 100% dissapeared! I praise God for this healing and also that he led me to this forum. ACV works!"
09/26/2012: Latoya from Long Beach, Ca replies: "Hello, Can someone tell me how ACV, water and molasses did you mix together please!! I just found out that I had an ovarian cyst and the docs put me on birth control and the bc is making me DEPRESSED and I'm suffering from anxiety attacks.
Please help with the amount of dosage for this remedy."
10/02/2012: Janine from Manila, Philippines replies: "Hi, I'm 5 weeks pregnant with 3cm cyst on right ovary. The OB told me that I need operation at third month of pregnancy, but I don't want to undergo operation while pregnant. It may put my baby at risk.
I want to try the ACV but afraid that if the cyst popped, the blood and fluid inside it will affect the baby. Is it safe for cyst to popped while your pregnant?Any advice? Thanks"
10/02/2012: Pam from Davenport, Iowa replies: "Hello I read about your cyst and being pg. I had appendicitis when I was a little less than 4 mo. pregnant. I also had worked in surgery-- passing instruments. I would say-- try not to be scared-- find a good surgeon to do the Procedure. I worked with them-- so I knew who would be fast (less time out (asleep) but of course be a good quick surgeon. I would NOT have it done Laproscopically-- even if they offered. Choose a do regular incision-- it should be small and low and that type of inscision will give the surgeon better exposure. It will make it easier to see what they need to see, do what he needs to do --but get In & Out quickly. AFTER surgery-- take as little as you can -- for pain relief since you are NOT yet 4 months. This will be the first of many sacrifices you will make for youth child! I had never had surgery-- So I made sure everyone knew how concerned I was--mostly for a healthy baby. For your own knowledge-- find out what is being formed during the week you're due to have surgery ie. eyes, hearing etc. To give you some incentive-- to avoid drugs as much as possible. Make sure you have someone with you who can remind everyone-- that your goal is a happy healthy baby. I told the floor nurse and my husband I wanted the least drugs possible. I did endure more (but tolerable) pain--but it was worth it 6 months latter-- when my daughter was born just fine. It has now been---years ago. Good Luck Mommy--You can do it! PG 4 months --would have been safer --but a ruptured appendix (or ovary in your case) would be far worse for everyone-- due to a possible infection, a rupture is messy to clean up and would mean more time "Asleep". Been There,
[YEA] 10/23/2011: S from Fortuna, Ca: "Thank You! I have been suffering from ovarian pain since 2007 it is now almost 2012. I have been to the doctor more than five times concerning my pain and each time I was brushed off. Finally, of all people, a male nurse practitioner had me get an ultrasound. Sure enough I was suffering from ovarian cysts. Once I knew what was wrong with me it only took me a few days to find this site and I am so GLAD! It hurt so bad I didn't know if what I was dealing with was terminal. I have been taking TURMERIC, APPLE CIDER VINEGAR, MOLASSES, ALOE JUICE, BEETS and some other supplements for other ailments such as CHAMOMILE, OMEGA 3, B6, AND FENUGREEK. I can't believe I have only been taking the Apple Cider Vinegar for a few days and the shooting pain has subsided. After four years of continuous aches and pains!"Replies
01/03/2012: Becky from La Plata, Colombia, South America. replies: "I am 49 years old and had my tubes cut over fifteen years ago. I have been having tummy pains for the last few years. I went for a scan and have been told I have a large Cyst on my right hand ovary. I can't get hold of Cider vinegar here so was wondering what else would be good. I am vegetarian and live where we grow nearly all our own veg, a lot of Beet root, and Aloe Vera.. My main concern is I can feel the Cyst most days now especially when I sit down. It is like a dull, bruised feeling. I am quite slim but I can still feel there is something not quite right. I have had three children over 25 years ago now. Any comments welcome. Rebecca"
01/06/2012: Maria from Gippsland, Australia replies: "Hi Rebecca, If you do an internet search for "iodine ovarian cyst" you will find many who have been helped using iodine either by taking it internally (tablets or lugal's) or doing the iodine painting. Also have a look here at EC: http://www.earthclinic.com/Remedies/iodine6.html#OC
All the best."
06/13/2012: Sunflower from North Wales, Pa replies: "Is Ovarian Cyst different from PCOS? I have been suffering from PCOS for last 15 years. I concieved after 5 years of marriage and after lots of fertility treatments. I do not have regular periods even now. I am 37 years old. I am trying for another baby. But PCOS has made life unimaginable. I am taking 2Tbsp of ACV with 1/2 tbsp of Baking Soda for last 2 weeks. Things haven't changed so far. I dont see my periods coming on time either. How long will it take to see some improvement? Should I take something else with ACV and Baking Soda?"
[YEA] 09/18/2011: Katlin from Napa Valley, Ca: "ACV Absolutely Works!! ~ Have had ovarian cysts in monthly cycles for 25 years, never having pain or problems but recent trouble with bleeding and drainage that would NOT stop. Even tried the dreaded pill, with results of breast pain, water retention, weight gain, candida, extreme tiredness on top of my original problem. Some days having to take up to 3 pills in attempts to stop the bleeding.
Have heard of results with ACV anywhere from immediate to 3 mos, I saw results immediately but bleeding and drainage stopped in just 2 days!! And best, no more pills!! (Drinking 3tsp in warm water 4xs per day, douching 3xs per day w/ 1/2 c. ACV & 1/4 cup warm water) The effects are much more immediate if you are already on an alkaline diet and free of processed foods, sugar and animal hormones (meat, dairy, soy, the pill) Am so happy and going to continue the treatment PRN in hopes of never having cysts ever again. Am so happy with the results! Definitely worth giving it a try. ACV works!!"Replies
10/07/2011: Bella40 from Philadelphia, Pa replies: "I am so glad that I found this site. I found out I had fibroid cyst 11yrs ago. The day my Dr. told me I was pregnant with my son. He said I had 2 little ones, nothing to be alarmed about. Through the years I've never had any problems with them until I realized my belly was getting big. I was sent for a sonogram, & I noticed the tech was taking extremely long so I ask is there a problem and she said, "I was counting but I stopped after 9. I was shocked so from 1999 - 2008 I've accumulated 7 more (so I thought). Then my Dr. & I discussed the removal of them. And me just wanting to get rid of them decided to go with surgery. After surgery I asked my Dr. how did it go and he said it went really well, I removed all 30 of them. I could not believe my ears. That was 3 yrs ago, and guess what they are back not 30, but they're here. I'm not going through surgery again- that's a bit much. So far I've changed my diet, and started on the ACV. I'm excited and I will definitely keep you posted on my results."
06/29/2012: Aperalta from Rio Rancho, New Mexico replies: "I am trying to help my mom who has ovarian cysts and is in a lot of pain. Gave her the remedy for ACV and I need to know hom much to take of the ACV and molasses. Please if someone could let me know...Thank you so much!"
[NAY] 08/25/2012: Celine from Abuja, Nigeria replies: "I have taken Apple Cider Vinegar for a month and two weeks now but the symtoms I used to feel are still there. I used to take 2tablesponful of Apple Cider Vinegar in warm water and Molasses 1tablespoonful in warm water morning and night. Should I continue or stop the use. Please what should I do?"
08/25/2012: Hema from New York replies: "Hi Celine, I also have overian cyst and this is what I am doing for my self. I am taking wheat grass powder everyday in the morning and with that I mix one spoon coconut oil, baking soda and very little vinegar and sometimes for extra cleansing little sea salt and at night before dinner baking soda and apple cider vinegar and before go to sleep one spoon coconut oil. Last two months my period became regurlar and no pain. I am going for my ultrasound next week, I let u know my result for overrian cyst and fibroid. I can not take black molasses but mix little beat in the acv, baking soda and little molasses. This is definately helps. coconut oil is also excellent for the body."
08/25/2012: Terri from Phoenix, Az replies: "I am taking iodine to reduce and get rid of my cysts. From what I have read in other good sources lack of iodine (which is prolific) is the cause of cysts. I have no pain but was told I have one large cyst on one ovary and many small ones on the other organs. I started taking iodine a few months ago and felt better over all but I have not been back to see if the cysts are smaller or gone."
08/27/2012: Celine from Abuja, Nigeria replies: "Dear Hema, thanks for your reply to my message. I will definately try your suggestion. Good luck with your scan."
[BETTER BUT WITH SIDE EFFECTS] 03/01/2010: Yana from London, Uk: "Started taking a tablespoon of Apple Cider Vinegar in a pint of water (large tumbler) in the hope it would help with both an ovarian cyst and a fibroid. I like to take it a sip at a time and the drink usually lasts me all evening.
Ovarian cyst "disappeared" within three weeks of taking (not sure if it would have gone on it's own but my consultant was pretty surprised to see it had disappeared at my follow-up appointment). Also my bloated stomach has become much flatter and less flabby!
Have continued taking ACV in the hope it will also lessen the size of the fibroid I have, although since taking it I am experiencing cramps in the area that my fibroid is in. I am persevering with it for now in the hope that the slight cramping feeling is due to the area being "detoxed". Am also experiencing a slight "heavy" feeling in my legs - but nothing too uncomfortable.
Out of curiosity has anyone else experienced cramping in this area (legs, womb) as a result of taking?"
03/02/2010: Kathy from Las Vegas, Usa replies: "I was wondering just what does a fibroid feel like? I regularly take apple cider vinegar and I had cysts but never had any issues with them, pain wise. However I do sometimes have cramping near my pelvic area and I have to be careful not to lift anything heavy or push anything with my legs or the cramps come back. And it it very uncomfortable! I also notice if I stand too long or bend over too much I have pain at night. The thing that seems to help is staying away from sugar. But I really don't know for sure what is wrong...does it sound like fibroids? Help anybody!"
03/13/2010: Annie from L.a., Ca replies: "When I had a fibroid, these were the things that I felt: My period was heavier than usual. I would get bloated really easily after eating, especially after eating dairy. I sometimes would feel a "pulling" sensation kind of off center in my stomach area. On one occasion during sexual relations with my hubby, I felt this uncomfortable sharpish pain in my vagina.
Changing my diet did seem to alleviate some of the symptoms (like the bloating).
But everyone's symptoms can be different. I have read that a fibroid can cause back pain. It really depends on the size and location of the fibroid.
I hope my answer helped somewhat :-)"
10/23/2010: Petra from Icacos, Cedros, Trinidad And Tobago replies: "Hi! I'm suffering from ovarian cyst. I only started using ACV today, I found Heinz at the local grocery store. Will this brand work? Can I use more than once a day and will increased dosage mean increased results."
11/13/2010: Leah from San Diego, Ca, Usa replies: "Petra, if you take ACV, make sure it is organic found in health food stores and not a regular grocery store brand. The other brands are filtered, and it is the unfiltered part, the mother, that is good for you. I am also taking it to help with ovarian cysts. Good luck!"
[YEA] 04/27/2011: Sudha from Atlanta, Ga replies: "I tried ACV for my right ovary cyst. Tried for a month. And then went for follow-up next month. Its vanished. My doctor was surprised. I am very happy. I have decided to continue taking this every alternate days to avoid future problems. Its definitely working."
04/28/2011: Kkk from Secaucus, New Jersey replies: "Hi,
I am having 1.7 and 1 cm cyst in both ovaries. I have started taking Apple Cider Vinegar from last two weeks. It has stopped my bleeding problem as I was having extremely irregular periods from last 2-3 months. Now my bleeding is gone by taking ACV but from past two days I am having pain in my lower body (lower back abdomen and thighs). I read the TED's remedy, he has asked to take baking soda with ACV. So from past two days I am taking baking soda with ACV. I am really worried, it seems like my cysts are growing cuz I did not feel this kind of pain before. Is it because I took baking soda with ACV? Should I take ACV alone?"
05/11/2011: Hippie Vicky from Brooklyn, Ny replies: "My holistic coach recommended I try these herbal remedies listed below. I purchased the herbs from a store here in NYC, followed the instructions listed below and I am free from the cysts.
1 part chaparral powder
1 part pau d' arco powder
1 part yellow dock root powder
1 part vitex (chaste berry) powder
LIVER CLEANSE TEA
1 part yellow dock root
2 parts wild yam root
1 part dandelion root
1 part oregon grape root
2 parts burdock root
1 part vitex (chaste berry)
Cinnamon, ginger, sassafras, and orange peel to taste.
*You need enough to drink 3-4 cups a day for about the same length of time.
VAGINAL BOLUS (INSERTS)
1 part yellow dock root powder
1 part chaparral leaf powder
1 part goldenseal root powder
3 parts slippery elm bark powder
1 part witch hazel bark powder
1/2 part black walnut hull powder
1 to 2 drops of essential oil of myrhh and/or tea tree oil
You will make these with coconut oil and need enough to Insert one, 5 nights in a row, rest for 2 nights and then reapply for another 5 nights.
(for several weeks)
You will also need:
non gelatin capsules (available at whole foods)
Spirulina Greens Powder,
virgin coconut oil
-The recommendations for dissolving cysts is that you cut out:
sugar, white flour, caffeine, chocolate, eggs, all dairy except yogurt and most animal fats out of your diet and focus on dark leafy greens, whole grains, and sulfur containing amino acids such as garlic, onions, and beans.
Also, incorporate Castor Oil packs while doing these remedies.
I also purchased the book where these remedies came from. The name of the book is Herbal Healing for Women and the author is Rosemary Gladstar. This book is great and I find it quite useful."
05/13/2011: Hindi from Baltimore, Md replies: "Hi Hippie Vicky, Congrats!! On your succes that you are free from the cysts. I am going to use the same herbs too. I have also ovarian cysts and my doc ordered surgery telling me it is the only options I have. It has been a year now and searching for remedies not to have surgery. I started taking Molasas, aloe vera and beets together, then dirnk ACV right after. I some times have a pain sometimes not. thank you. It is really helpfull message. I will post my result.
Goodluck for those of you suffering from the cyst pain with this remedy."
07/16/2011: Clarewitmer from Philadelphia, Pa, Usa replies: "Hi Yana, pain in legs is a usual fibroid symptom. Well, as Annie says, every woman can have different ones.Also fibroids, like cysts, can be cured naturally. Cider vinegar is great but probably only one piece in the cure puzzle. I would be seriously thinking about avoiding certain foods that contain hormones, like meat, eggs, dairy products, and foods with chemicals and additives. It may sound strange but the hormones from the food comes to your body, they circle in your blood and end up in organs and places where they can cause growths connected to hormones, such as fibroids or ovarian cysts. Clare"
01/15/2013: Gia from Orlando, Florida replies: "Hi, I'm Gia and today I was told I have a 7 inch cyst on my right ovary. I'm 5 weeks pregnant so I'm wondering what will happen if I try the ACV mixed with water? My doctor states he just wants to watch it and surgery is not needed."
01/16/2013: Anon from Anon replies: "Hi, I wouldn't worry about the cyst too much while you are pregnant, I remember noticing one on my first scan that was bigger than the baby but it shrank back down again after the birth. I was told it's very common x"
Apple Cider Vinegar Douche
[YEA] 10/27/2009: Holly from Bethel, Mn: "vaginal bleeding GONE!
I have had vaginal bleeding for almost a year. It started out after intercourse and then after a BM. The past few months I had more bleeding days than non bleeding days each month. My pap was normal and my thyriod testes were fine. The doctor wasn't sure if she saw a cyst during the vaginal exam, but wanted to wait for the pap results. After much researching and thinking, I tried a strong vinegar douche. Half vinegar half water, three times the first week and once a week for a few weeks after that. I have not had any vaginal bleeding since!!! Something I read online mentioned drinking vinegar to balance your system, vinegar is used on the cervix during colonoscopies, vinegar is in over the counter douches (although not stong enough), vinegar is an anti-fungal and a disinfectant. I don't see how it could hurt and it completely took care of my problem! Hope it works for anyone who may have this problem too!"Replies
03/28/2010: Sail06 from Katy, Tx, Usa replies: "After using the ACV douche for irregular bleeding, did your cycle go back to normal?"
10/25/2010: L@dyve92 from Up North, New York replies: "OK I'm 18 years old and been dealing w/ bleeding for a while and I found out a couple months ago I have an ovarian cyst. I use to do the Apple Cider Vinegar but my boyfriend told me not too do that and I see you all saying it works. I'm glad I came on this site too see others w. similarities. Kinda makes me feel better."
Apple Cider Vinegar, Baking Soda, Wheatgrass
[YEA] 12/07/2012: Kim from Toranto, Canada: "I found out last year that I had overian cyst. My doctor wanted me to go for surgery but I was looking for natural herbs to cure my cyst. I found this website and I started taking baking soda and apple cider vinegar first thing in the morning since last four months. I am also taking wheat grass powder since last couple of months. Wheat grass helped me to regulate my period. I had my ultrasound three months ago and doctor told me my cyst was shrinking and other two was completely gone that time. I continued taking Apple Cider Vinegar with baking soda, I had my ultrasound last week and doctor told me my all cyst are completely gone. Everything is cleared now. I shared my experience so it can help other women who is having similar problems."
Apple Cider Vinegar, Blackstrap Molasses
10/17/2012: Sand 2 Pearl I Must Share from Orange Curtain, California, Usa: "To shrink my giant ovarian cyst, I started taking ACV (apple cider vinegar) & BSM (blackstrap molasses) on July 27th, 2012 by using the recipe from EarthClinic.
For over one year, I was taking megace to try to reverse my uterine cancer (stage one), which went back to being just endometrial-hyperplasia-atypical-complex (aka Just Barely Pre-cancerous). All my doctors wanted me to get a hysterectomy; hence, they all refused to prescribe megace for me. Hence, I had to buy without prescription. I spent over $1, 000 USD on megace [I gave up trying to convince my doctors.]
In July I ran out of funds and can no longer buy megace on my own. I noticed I was bleeding with some blood clumps, again. I knew any progress I made with megace was being pushed back because I wasn't taking megace anymore.
After taking ACV & BSM, I noticed I had less bleeding (and gained tons of energy! ) In late September 2012, I added Iodine (from Kelp) as an energy booster. I noticed that my bleeding stopped COMPLETELY (and my severe bleeding chapped lips healed! I had been visiting a dermotologist for this very problem for over 18 months.).
According to my latest pelvis ultrasound and uterine biopsy, ACV & BSM did not shrink my ovarian cyst but I am completely free of uterine-cancer! In fact, I am told I have no "hyperplasia or malignancy"!!!
What ACV, BSM, & Iodine did in a little over two months exceeds that of megace!! I CANNOT believe this!! I am sharing my account because I owe to all of you who so generously shared your challenges and triumphs.
If you have any clues why my ovarian cyst seems to have gotten bigger (21 x 11. 8 x 20. 4 cm), please post your answer -- so everyone can read it! THANK YOU!"Replies
10/17/2012: Timh from Louisville, Ky, Usa replies: "Sand 2 Pearl: hurray on your success from what could have been a deadly disease!!! And thank you for posting and sharing your success story!!!
Keep a healthy diet and lifestyle going so as to find no recurrence."
09/01/2012: Julie from Wharton, Nj, Usa: "I have been taking the ACV and molasses (8 oz of water, 1 TBSP of organic Blackstrap Molasses, 1 TBSPS of Organic ACV) twice a day for 2 weeks, and the pain from my large anterial ovarian cyst is all but gone! HOWEVER, I am going through one awful digestive ordeal. Gurgly stomach, gas, bowel with undigested bits (gross- sorry), nausea and stomach cramps. Its not constant, and at moments I feel fantastic, but when it hits, it hits hard. Once or twice throughout the day, and I'm losing 2-3 hours of sleep each night. Is this normal?? Help!!"Replies
09/01/2012: Mmsg from Somewhere, Europe replies: "Julie, cut down on your dosages."
09/29/2012: Michaela from Lahaina, Hi replies: "It could be that you are having a cleansing reaction- sometimes called die off. There could be parisites or candida in your GI tract, just stick to a strict diet with very little sugar ect... Keep up the good work!"
[SIDE EFFECTS] 01/15/2012: Manga from Hyderabad, Ap, India: "Hi, After reading so many good things about organic unsulphered BSM curing ovarian cysts I tried having one full tbs of BSM, followed by ACV 3 tbs with baking soda(1/4th tbs) after my dinner. Within 30 minutes I had a severe pain in my left leg , foot, left hand palm. I had side effects of BSM, the one I trid is australian brand melrose.
Was my intake correct, can I consume after my dinner?
[SIDE EFFECTS] 09/15/2012: Cynthia from Lagos, Nigeria replies: "My name is Cynthia from Lagos Nigeria. I have a 5.7 right ovarian cyst. I started taking Apple Cider Vinegar and Mollasses for one month now and continued experiencing severe pains so I decided to go for a scan last week and the scan shows that I now have a 5.2 left ovarian cyst as well and the right one has increased to 6.4. I don't know if its the Apple Cider and Mollasess I took that increased it or not. Someone should please advice me on what to do next. I cannot withstand the pains any longer."
10/17/2012: Joe from Orange Curtain, California, Usa replies: "Cynthia, I am in the same boat as you. My ovarian cyst did not shrink after two months of ACV & BSM. In fact, it seems to have grown (21 x 11.8 x 20.4 cm).
[However, ACV & BSM (& Iodine from Kelp) healed me of uterine cancer COMPLETELY.]"
[YEA] 11/17/2011: Norita from Astoria, New York Usa: "Hi,
I'm happy to tell u that blackstrap molasses and apple cider vinegar really work, I've tried it myself, I had an ovarian cyst in my right ovary, the doctors couldn't help me because I'm pregnant, then I searched the web til I found this site and I tried blackstrap molasses and apple cider vinegar, (I think the molasses is the secret but...)
Anyway after 3 days of taking 1 t/s of vinegar and 1 of molasses in the morning before breakfast and the same at night before dinner, I felt that my pain reduced to 10%, and then like after 3 weeks I went for another ultra sound and my cyst was gone, the doctor told me I can't see anything for real.
So just trust me and try this, specially if you're pregnant and you're not allowed to take medicines.
Now I'm in my 37 weeks, almost there, plz pray for me."Replies
01/05/2012: Shannette from St Thomas, Jamaica replies: "Hi could you please tell me how to take the Apple Cider Vinegar with the blackstrap molasses please."
01/17/2012: Libby22 from Ny, Usa replies: "This mixture of Organic ACV and Blackstrap Molasses should be taken in an 8 ounce glass of water or juice. It does work."
09/13/2012: Curious One from Riverside, Ca replies: "Did you approve this with your doctor first? Also, what size was your cyst. I found out at 5 weeks pregnant that I have a cyst on my right ovary. Waiting for results tomorrow, but I am already looking for remedies."
[YEA] 10/25/2010: Jessica from Houston, Texas: "For the past 6 years I suffered with irregular painful menstrual periods. At least so I thought were menstrual periods until I saw my ob/gyn and found out I had a cyst the size of a lime. I was horrified. He had me take hormonal treatments(provera tablets) to hopefully shrink my cyst and get me back to normal. It was a waiting game after that. Waiting and waiting, and no luck. My cycles were still irregular, painful, and a mess!
My brother has used home remedies for just about everything. I called him and asked him if he could find something to help me get rid of this cyst I had. So with research he found that apple cider vinegar, unsulphered black strap molasses, and milk would do the trick. I took this remedy for 3 weeks, and thankfully my pain & bleeding have stopped. I have yet to see my ob/gyn in 3 weeks to see where my cyst is (hopefully gone). When I took the 1st mixture I took it at 6pm. By 11pm that same evening, my heavy bleeding and bloating stopped! The next 3 days my bleeding was lighter and lighter till no more. I feel great and I am so happy. I hope to get good news in 3 more weeks when I get my ultrasound. The recommended period to take the mixture was from 6 weeks to 3 months depending on the severity of one's condition. I will send feedback on my situation in 3 weeks. Wish me luck guys! 3x's a day for 6 weeks to 3 months (depending on severity of cyst)
Mix 1 cup of organic milk w/ 1 tbsp of organic unsulphered black strap molasses until well blended
Drink 1tbsp of organic apple cider vinegar immediately after"
12/03/2010: Lynne from Sherman Oaks, Ca. Usa replies: "Just found your site last night! Hooray!! I went to my doctor a little over a week ago because of terrible persistent pain in my left ovary. He did an ultra sound which showed some cysts. I read here about the apple cider vinegar and blackstrap molasses remedies, but am not clear on how many times a day you suggest taking it. Could someone please advise? Thanks so much!! "
12/04/2010: Special01 from Indianapolis, In, Usa replies: "I just bought a bottle of ACV, it said take this 2-3 times a day and drink plenty of water."
12/07/2010: Special01 from Indianapolis, In, Usa replies: "If you buy the organic brand Apple Cider Vinegar there is a suggested dosage on the bottle. I don't remember what it said. Sorry"
12/16/2010: Anonymous from Somewhere, Out There replies: "To prevent ovarian cysts, try avoiding chocolate and caffeine."
04/21/2011: Kelly from Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies replies: "I am 29 been diagnosed with ov cyst from age 27 and it keeps recurring. I just found this site looking for an answer to sinus troubles and now I see where ACV helps cysts too. Im starting tonight with my fingers crossed. Wish me luck.
Oh and to Anonymous from somewhere out there, how does one avoid caffeine when its in everything even tea? And I love my cup of tea. Have never had coffee in my life and Im not a big chocolate fan either."
[SIDE EFFECTS] 04/27/2013: Luzmaria from San Jose, Ca replies: "I did try that remedy and my gallbladder started hurting for 2-4 days, maybe it was the molasses? too much sugar I guess..."
[YEA] 04/27/2013: Rana from Mississauga, On replies: "It works, 5.6cm cyst gone after drinking Apple Cider Vinegar & molasses."