A ganglion cyst is small encircling bags packed thick and sticky fluid usually found on tendons and joints of our fingers, wrists, feet and ankles. Cysts can be very small or bigger up to one inch in diameter.
Ganglion Cysts Symptoms
Usually symptoms of Ganglion Cysts are pain by burning sensation, discomfort, muscle cramps and weakness in the affected area.
Why this cysts appear is still unknown one of the expert suggestions is that injuries and tendon irritation can cause this anomaly. Cysts appear mostly between 15 to 40 years old persons especially woman. Everyone know that this problem can be treated with pharmaceutical drugs or home remedies but there are cases when surgery is needed.
Here are few home remedies for treating Ganglion Cysts:
1. Black Tea Bags
This tea provide acidic effect and stops the growth of the cysts. It is strong anti-inflammatory remedy and calms the pain. To use this remedy you must soak the tea bag in boiled water for about 5 minutes and then squeeze it well and put it on the affected area. Do this 3-4 times per day.
2. Frankincense Oil
This oil is a strong astringent and is very helpful when it comes to reduction of the size of these cysts and protecting the body from their recurring. It also has the ability to soothe the pain. Preparation is easy simply put 2-3 drops of frankincense oil directly on the cyst and after that cover the area with clean bandage. Perform this treatment on a daily basis until you notice improvement. Cysts can appear again in the future.
3. Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is plan with anti-inflammatory effect witch can heal this type of cysts.This plant can also ease swelling and pain. If you choose to use this remedy firstly you must extract the Aloe Vera gel from the leaves and then put the gel on the cyst. Wait for twenty minutes and after that, use warm water to clean the area. Perform this procedure 2-3 times a day for at least three days.
4. Arnica Oil
Arnica oil has an ability to boost blood flow too and this means that it will speed up the healing process also Arnica oil have strong anti-inflammatory effect. Take arnica essential oil and mix it with coconut or olive oil (1:1 ratio). Use this mixture directly on the ganglion cysts and rub the area slowly and place a bandage on the affected area. Perform this activity 2-3 times a day for at least three days.
5. Epsom Salt
Epsom salt is a remedy used in many different situations having anti-inflammatory effect and calming the pain. If you want to feel the effects, just pour one tablespoon of Epsom salt in two cups of lukewarm water. It’s will help you for sure.