Last Modified on Mar 29, 2016
The best treatment of ovarian cysts involves a holistic approach. Combining dietary changes with supplements and other therapies extends a balanced approach for overall health and reduction of cyst size. Avoiding certain foods, taking supplements and maintaining an active lifestyle are all important components for treating ovarian cysts.
What are Ovarian Cysts?
Ovarian cysts are an issue of the female reproductive system characterized by a fluid-filled sac on the ovary. The cause of the condition varies but includes irregular cycles, hormone balance and hypothyroidism. Some women experience no symptoms of the condition while others undergo severe indications including nausea, vomiting, breast tenderness, pain and frequent urination.
Natural Treatment for Cysts on the Ovaries
Treating ovarian cysts requires a balanced approach that works to equalize hormones and diminish contributing factors. Avoiding contributing foods and other products is one of the first steps toward treatment. Additionally, supplements can be taken that are effective at reducing cysts. Exercise is also an important contribution to treating issues of the reproductive system.
Estrogen is one of the main contributing factors to ovarian cysts. As such, avoiding an overabundance of this hormone is crucial. Eliminating soy and mass produced meats in exchange for an organic diet is one of the most effective ways to regulate the amount of estrogen going into the body.
Many supplements are also effective for managing cysts of the ovaries. DIM aids in hormonal balance as well as reducing the size of cysts. Other supplements that serve as effective treatments include maca root, black cohosh root, dong quai root, milk thistle seed, tribulus, vitex, wild yam root and yarrow.
Exercise is one of the key factors in a balanced lifestyle. This factor also contributes to treatment of ovarian cysts. Light exercise like walking can alleviate heavy menstrual bleeding as well as cramping associated with the cysts. Additionally, yoga and other stretching exercises aid in muscle relaxation and circulation of the body.
Ovarian cysts are a common condition of the female reproductive system. While some cysts cause few to no symptoms, others may cause pain and several other associated issues. Natural, holistic treatment, however, can eliminate symptoms and diminish the size of cysts.
Remedies for Ovarian Cysts
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[NAY] 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.
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BETTER BUT NOT CURED (1) 100%Posted by Valerie (San Antonio, Texas) on 04/21/2008
[BETTER BUT NOT CURED] 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.
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YEA (6) 75% NAY (1) 13% BETTER BUT WITH SIDE EFFECTS (1) 13%Posted by Ugobekee (Enugu, Nigeria) on 08/17/2013
I was diagnosed of ovarian cyst and endometriosis. While looking for natural cure, I found this site. So I started taking apple cider vinegar with the mother mixed with honey for some time now. Surprisingly, I found that am pregnant. Please, should I continue taking the mixture? I'm considering the safety of my baby. Thank you.
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Posted by Nadiakhan (Ottawa, On, canada) on 10/16/2012
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.
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Posted by Himanshi (Delhi) on 09/26/2012
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.
Posted by Sknorthup (Beaverton, Or - Oregon) on 06/13/2012
[YEA] 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...
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Posted by S (Fortuna, Ca) on 10/23/2011
[YEA] 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!
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Posted by Katlin (Napa Valley, Ca) on 09/18/2011
[YEA] 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!!
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Posted by Yana (London, Uk) on 03/01/2010
[BETTER BUT WITH SIDE EFFECTS] 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?
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YEA (1) 100%Posted by Holly (Bethel, Mn) on 10/27/2009
[YEA] 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!
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BETTER BUT NOT CURED (1) 100%Posted by Hawa (Makeni, Sierra Leone) on 12/02/2013
[BETTER BUT NOT CURED] My name is Hawa from Makeni Sierra Leone. For the past two years, I've had excruciating period pains, pain in the hip, legs and severe abdominal pain before and during my menses, I also felt a huge bump in my stomach. I went to see a gyny and was diagnosed with huge fibroid and huge cysts. The Dr. wanted to immediately book me for surgery but I refused believing God that I will have a natural cure to my ailment. I started searching the internet and luckily came across this site on 22nd October 2013 and Immediately I started taking Baking Soda and Apple Cider Vinegar 3 times a day and behold, I have just had my first period after taking the concoction and I did not feel any pain. I even only noticed it when I went to use the ladies. I have also noticed that the bump I use to feel in my stomach is reducing. I have to go for another ultra sound on 22nd December 2013 and hope by the grace of God I would be completely free from this bondage. I want to say thank you to the person/s managing this web site and I want to say to every one that it is working for me.
YEA (1) 100%Posted by Kim (Toranto, Canada) on 12/07/2012
[YEA] 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.
YEA (1) 100%Posted by Ugobeeke (Enugu, Nigeria.) on 11/30/2014
[YEA] A very big thanks to all women who posted their story and to earth clinic for this wonderful site. Mama to Many I will always ask God to bless you.
The last time I asked a question was in March 2014 when I was almost due for delivery but the ovarian cyst was 16cm and my gyn was bent on surgery. I continued taking apple cider, beet root and molasses. Later, she asked me to go for MRI, surprisingly, nothing was found. My son was successfully delivered vaginally in April.
Today, I am completely free from ovarian cyst and my 3rd baby on the way (16 weeks). I give all glory to God.
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YEA (5) 50% BETTER BUT WITH SIDE EFFECTS (1) 10% SIDE EFFECTS (4) 40%Posted by Meme (Lagos, Nigeria) on 07/14/2015
Hello all, I am hopeful that the next post I do will be good news only, about a month ago my scan result showed small cyst n small fibroid. I got apple cider vinegar and black strap molasses. I didn't take it religiously, I did another scan yesterday, no fibroid but the cyst is now 14cm x 7cm. I don't want a surgery, have started my apple cider vineger and hope for shrinking asap by God's grace.
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Posted by Shona (India) on 04/09/2015
I had cyst in my right ovary of 5.9*5.2cm and doctor gave me novelon for cyst for three months.but after three months when I got my second tvs done then I got to know that right ovary cyst was gone but there was another cyst of 3cm in my left overy. Doctor prescribed me Dhuphaston 10mg for 20 days, but my mensus di not come and after US my cyst was more bigger then earlier report (it say 4.5 cm with internal echoes (hemorragic Cyst) she prescribe me Sysron-n thrice a day. I started taking it on 26/3/2015 and my mensus came on 2/4/15. I am feeling pain in me left leg and pelvis . I JUST wanted to know that can Apple Cider Vinegar and BSM will help me for dissolving my hemorrhagic cyst. Have anyone experience with it?