Remedies For Ovarian Cysts Using The Medicinal Powers Of Food

Published: 19th January 2010
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If you have a loved one or even a best friend that has been suffering from the pain of an ovarian cyst, then may be you could point her in the direction of some remedies for ovarian cysts that she may not have tried. No doubt she has had numerous visits to her doctor, who has probably told her to sit back patiently and wait to see what develops. Well this is all fine and good, but in the majority of cases, women that wait often end up having surgery because their cysts have grown larger and become more troublesome.

Recent scientific studies have shown that there are many properties in natural food that can be used medicinally as opposed to relying on chemically produced pills and potions. Because ovarian cysts thrive in toxic conditions, it is vital to detox your body before embarking on any change of diet. The liver works hard to filter out impurities and so the best place to start is with a healthy liver and New Year detox. Below is a delicious salad recipe to kick start your detox

Beetroot and Artichoke Quinoa, With Rocket Salad

1 small beetroot

half a jar of cooked artichoke hearts

2 large handfuls of quinoa

rocket to garnish

Boil the quinoa until soft. Steam the beetroot until soft, then dice into small cubes. Chop artichoke. Mix and garnish with rocket as a side salad.

Medicinal properties

Beetroot contains a deep purple pigment, called "betacyanin". This helps the liver to process toxins such as alcohol. Artichoke and rocket contain active chemicals to carry toxins away from the liver.

Herbal Teas

Herbal teas are not only delicious but they contain some wonderful healing and soothing properties that that make them a very effective remedy for ovarian cysts, as they calm both body and mind and help to break down inflamed areas. Chamomile and mint tea are two types worth trying.

Below I have also listed a very good anti-inflammatory recipe that can also be taken to help with ovarian pain

Pineapple and Ginger Juice

Blend 3.4 a fresh pineapple

2" piece of ginger

2 celery stalks

half a glass of apple juice

Medicinal Properties

Pineapple contains a powerful enzyme called "bromelain" that helps reduce inflammation and also softens swollen tissue. Ginger is an anti-inflammatory and celery contains a powerful natural painkiller.

These are just a taster of the way different properties in our food can help as a remedy to the pain and inflammation caused b y ovarian cysts. There are, however, numerous other natural treatments and remedies that can effectively shrink ovarian cysts and prevent them from recurring.

Life is too short to be spent waiting for a cyst to develop so why not take action yourself to win the battle against ovarian cysts and learn how to help your body fight against the development of cysts.

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