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Ovarian Cysts

Agatha M. Thrash, M.D.
Preventive Medicine

Usually ovarian cysts do not require surgical removal. The surgical hazards and the long-term complications are serious enough that it is not appropriate to operate for established benign conditions. If an ovarian cyst is five centimeters or less, does not get much bigger during a six-month period of watching it, you can be sure it is a simple, benign cyst, and will cause no trouble.


Take a hot bath in treatment of the ovarian cyst, soaking in a tub of water as hot as is necessary to raise the mouth temperature to 101.5º, or thereabouts. If the patient is in excellent health apart from the ovarian cyst, she will have no difficulty, if her mouth temperature is raised that high or higher. She can bathe her face constantly with ice water, while in the hot tub. A helper who can do this for her makes the treatment more comfortable and effective. The hot bath increases pelvic blood flow and encourages the body to heal the ovarian cyst.

After about 20-30 minutes of sitting in the tub, she should stand up, turn on the shower as cold as she can bear it, and rub herself vigorously, while turning round and round in the shower for about 20-50 seconds. Then she should step out of the shower, rub herself briskly with a coarse dry towel, and then lie down for about an hour. Repeat the treatment five days a week for ten to twelve treatments.

Repeat ultrasound examinations will usually show that there has been no progression of the cyst, or at most only a millimeter or so in a month, and probably even a regression in size. Ovarian cysts that have been known to be present for years need not be removed as they are clearly benign.


  • one part licorice root
  • two parts chaparral, if available
  • one part cramp bark
  • one part false unicorn
  • three parts red clover


  • Powder the mixed herbs in a blender.
  • Put one teaspoon in a cup of boiling water.
  • Cool, and while keeping the powdered herbs stirred up from the bottom, drink both the liquid and the powder.
  • Use one cup four times a day.
  • Continue the herbs for six to ten weeks.

This mixture will often shrink ovarian cysts and endometriosis, as well as uterine fibroids. It will often abolish chronic vaginitis and other vaginal and uterine infections.

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